Christmas Holiday, ASDP Passes 19,258 Passengers to Bakauheni

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, December 26 2017 - 22:00 IWST

PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero) /
PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero) / - Merak - Limited Company (PT) Lake and Lakes Crossings Transportation (ASDP) Indonesia Ferry Merak Branch on Christmas day December 25, 2017 passenger passengers from Port Merak to the Port of Bakauheni reach 19,258 people.

"The crossing went smoothly until safely to the destination," said Public Relations Manager of PT ASDP Merak Port Ado Warsono in Merak, Monday (25/12/2017)

Based on data of passenger production through Merak Port since 08.00 WIB until 20.00 WIB recorded 19,258 people including passenger pedestrian 4,971 people consist of 388 children and adults 4.583 people.

While passengers on the vehicle reached 14,287 people.

Passengers who crossed on Christmas day decreased compared to the previous two days reached 76,900 people.

Meanwhile, the number of two-wheeled vehicles as much as 684 units, small vehicles 1786 units, bus 164 units, trucks 394, small transit 207 units and total vehicle 3,028 units.

Merak Port crossing to the island of Sumatra with operates 31 ships and 56 trips.

"All the passengers can be crossed properly without crowding," he said as quoted by Antara.

According to him, the peak of the return through the Merak-Bakauheni Port crossing will occur on December 28, 2017 because many passengers will celebrate the New Year.

During this time, the crossing of Merak-Bakauheni run smoothly and did not happen obstacles or obstacles.

Moreover, the weather in Sunda Strait is relatively safe and normal.

"We believe that the return of Christmas is certainly going smoothly without the queue of vehicles due to the maximization of six piers as well as the addition of Ro-Ro vessels," he said.

Meanwhile, a number of travelers in the Port Merak II Jetty said they appreciate the service of ASDP Peacock is much better than the previous year.

Because, he who will go to the island of Sumatra run smoothly starting toll Tangerang-Merak to Merak Port.

"We are here only 40 minutes lined up in Merak Port directly crossed to the Port of Bakauheni, Lampung," said Suharmono, a private vehicle driver.

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