Consortiums led by Dutch-based port operator APM Terminals and Hong Kong-based Hutchinson Port Holdings (HPH) have presented technical and economic bids for Peru's Muelle Norte concession.
The APM Terminals group also includes Callao Port Holding and Central Portuaria, while Terminal Internacional Multipropósito del Callao is formed of HPH, Port Investment Limited and Sino Invest, state news agency Andina reported.
US-based Ports America had prequalified for the tender but did not present a bid.
Private investment promotion agency ProInversión is due to award the tender on April 1.
The project will require an investment of US$749mn involves modernizing and upgrading docks 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 at Callao, Peru's busiest port.