Ports of Chile show their commitment with the local population with cleaning campaigns of beaches and coastal areas. The Captaincy and Port of Talcahuano lead a program with the help of 600 volunteers that removed more than 1,5 tons of waste. The port of San Antonio removed almost 8 tons of waste in September in several urban areas close to the port. The terminal operator DP World has led another cleaning program with the help of students in the beach of Lirquén.
The visit is part of the program “Puerto Educa – Port Educates”, from the logistic community of Talcahuano (Comlog), the port of Talcahuano and the City Port Coordination Board. This program started this year 2019, will include 10 visits from local schools to the port facilities. The main goal is to promote the local port identity as well as to improve the relationships between the port and the citizens, allowing local inhabitants to discover how the port works. This kind of action is clear example of goal 6 from AIVP Agenda 2030, focused on promoting the port city identity generating a sense of pride.
“The crane that wanted to be a boat” is a story created by the young high school student who won the competition. At the same time, the port authorities launched the fifth edition of the competition for young people.