Kendal Port Development Project Needs IDR 4 Trillion Funds

June 11, 2018

PT Pelindo III (Persero) plans to develop Kendal Port in Wonorejo Village, Kaliwungu District, Kendal Regency. Central Java. The Kendal Port development project itself requires an investment of around Rp 4 trillion.

To smoothen the plan, Pelindo III has collaborated with two international companies, PT China Communications Construction Engineering Indonesia, which is a Business Entity engaged in Construction Services and PSA Indonesia Pte Ltd, which is a participating port services operator in Asia, Europe and America . The cooperation between Pelindo III and 2 companies was carried out to discuss the possibility of establishing a joint venture for the implementation of the Kendal Port development project.

"We invite cooperation with the two international companies because they already have a reputation that is well-known internationally. It is hoped that later it can increase market potential so that it can increase international ship visits to conduct operational activities at the Kendal Port," said Pelindo III CEO Ari Askhara in his written statement, Wednesday (6/6).

The scope of the three companies' cooperation is not limited to planning, developing, developing, operating, investing, funding, but also can provide input on port development plans such as environmental studies, planning studies, geotechnical studies, regional development studies, layout design and port technical, operational design, market potential analysis and project feasibility.

Ari explained, the development of Kendal Port was the initiation of Pelindo III with the Kendal Regency Government to support the flow of goods logistics in Central Java Province as well as to anticipate and accommodate the Semarang Container Terminal service which is projected in 2021 to exceed its capacity.
"The Kendal Port will be an attractive feature for investors to invest in the Kendal Industrial Area (KIK) which is being built by the government. Because of the integrated port facilities in an industrial area, it can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the distribution of production goods. , not only for Kendal residents, but also logistical stakeholders in the hinterland of Kendal Port, namely the Central Java (Central Java) and surrounding industries, "explained Ari.