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DP World begins work on Peruvian terminal

DP World has begun work on the DP World Callao container terminal in the Muelle Sur area of Callao Port, near Peru's capital, Lima. The company was awarded a 30-year concession to build and operate the terminal in June 2006. The first phase of the project will see around $210m invested in two berths comprising 660 metres of quay line and 22 hectares of yard, capable of handling vessels of 5,500 TEU nominal capacity and about 800,000 TEUs. Completion of the first phase is scheduled for the second half of 2009.