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Worldwide, ships have always circulated in the seas and whales have coexisted with this commercial activity, as can be seen several miles inside the ports of Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, California, Canada, and these are not extinct, or see also the Port of Quebec in Canada where whales live peacefully with ships and where "every spring the blue whales, humpback and fin whales, travel thousands of miles to return to the estuary of Saint Laurent
With the construction of the port terminal, the mangroves will not be cut down, since the port will not be built inside the Tribugá cove, but out to sea, that is, towards the outside of the cove.
No, quite the contrary. Arquimedes will execute improvement projects in the town and will promote the strengthening of occupational activities of its current inhabitants in the fields of agriculture, fishing and tourism.
The corals will not be affected as they are protected by rocky outcrops and are also approximately 40 km away from the construction site.
This is not true. With the construction of complementary projects such as the construction of a tourist port or marina, the Quibdó Nuquí train, the Nuquí-Tribugá tourist pier, among others, an infrastructure will be offered that will allow the integration of ecotourism products in a competitive and sustainable manner.
It is not true, because on one hand the port will not have a fishing vocation and additionally this activity will be strengthened in attention to the fact that some cold rooms will be offered where the fishermen will be able to carry out post-fishing activities and post-harvest added values, which will increase their income and well-being.
We have been working for several years with the Nuquí Mayor's Office, National Planning, Municipal Council, and we continue to work on a territorial planning that defines and plans the territory, defining uses for housing, tourism, protection, public services and urban expansion that will allow for organized growth and will geographically separate commercial and industrial activities from housing. Likewise, in the wastelands we have Law 70 and the organization of community councils that take care of the collective title territories. We also have an early warning system to anticipate risk situations, improve security conditions in high-risk areas and generate local transformations that reduce the vulnerability of the population.
The Port of Tribugá is considered a SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE development, since it will be carried out under economic, financial, social, environmental (including climate resilience), and institutional sustainability criteria, which places the Port within the activities allowed by the DRMI Cabo corrientes - Golfo de Tribugá, according to article 11, item 11 of Agreement 011 of December 18, 2014, of the Codechocó Board of Directors, clarifying that the said port will be for foreign trade in containers, loose cargo and bulk, and not for the exploitation of natural fishing resources, which are the subject matter of the regulation of the DRMI.
Within the strategies of economic development and previous recognition of the Territory and the Communities, it is projected to potentialize the agricultural and livestock activity through a guaranteed commercialization of its products or through the involvement of the actors of this sector within the chain of the multi-business free zones of Nuquí and Quibdó, in order to generate added value to the agricultural products, taking this line to an agro-industrial level with an export vision taking advantage of the best commercialization channel such as the Port of Tribugá.
The Nuquiseños will be the first option for the new job offer generated in the projects led by Sociedad Portuaria Arquímedes, starting with important professionals who are both in Nuquí and in other parts of the national and international territory, many of them with vast knowledge of ports and related areas. Additionally, the ARES program has been designed to generate capacities and conditions for productive chains in the population of direct influence in the port of Tribugá, generating companies through training, coaching, mentoring and permanent accompaniment, aiming at increasing local and departmental competitiveness.