On 5 August, Callao’s North Multipurpose Terminal handled its — and Peru’s — largest bulk carrier in recent years.
The Marshall Islands’ flagged MN Alcor, which was inbound from Vancouver, is 229 metres long and can carry consignments of up to 96,700
On its Callao call, it carried a shipment of 76,112 tonnes of import bulk wheat, which was offloaded to seven warehouses.
On its first day in port, unloading throughput amounted to 1,622 tonnes per hour.