DP World Callao is the first port in the world to purchase electric vehicles - may 2022

DP World Callao is the first port in the world to purchase electric vehicles.

As part of its commitment to the environment, DP World has purchased a fleet of 20 vehicles, 12 RTG cranes and 3 fully electric QC cranes, generating less use of diesel.

24/mayo/2022 - DP World Callao, concessionaire of the South Dock of the Port of Callao, has acquired a fleet of 20 internal transfer electric vehicles (ITVs), thus becoming the first port in the world to have a fleet of vehicles with this new technology. Additionally, 12 RTG cranes and 3 electric QC cranes were acquired, as part of the investment made in the Bicentennial Pier expansion mega project and its commitment to the environment.

This new electrical equipment will arrive in Callao in mid-2023 and will be part of said expansion project, which represents an investment of 350 million dollars and will make it possible to meet a greater demand for containers for the benefit of the Peruvian economy.

This purchase will help to significantly reduce the company's emissions by 2030. Thus, from the beginning of 2022, the only equipment that will be purchased for DP World will be electric. In addition, the company aims to electrify all of its diesel RTGs (25) and all of its diesel trucks (41) to further reduce its carbon footprint.

“We are very proud to confirm that the DP World Callao Port Terminal is going fully electric. This purchase represents a reduction of 1.5 million liters of diesel each year. In addition, we will start converting diesel equipment to electric equipment to achieve carbon neutrality”, said Nicolas Gauthier, CEO of DP World in Peru. This initiative is part of DP World's worldwide commitment to the environment. Its sustainability strategy, called Our World, Our Future, is developed in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in order to have a positive economic and social impact on society.

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