Shell Marine Supports Government to Develop Sea and Fishery Transportation Sector

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, March 02 2018 - 18:00 IWST

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Shell Marine - Jakarta - In order to support economic growth, the Government of Indonesia is focusing on working on maritime transport infrastructure through the development of sea tolls.

Seeing the realization of government initiatives, PT Shell Indonesia through its Shell Marine business line also supports the development of marine and fisheries transportation sector.

Global Brand and Communications Manager Shell Marine Vanda Laura said Shell supports the Government's agenda in the development of the marine transportation sector, especially in the form of lubricant provision to support ship operations with various new routes in Indonesia.

"We believe the right lubricant selection can reduce lubrication costs and optimize ship engine work by using Shell Marine lubricants, customers not only benefit from quality products but also the technical support that our customers have enjoyed around the world," Vanda Laura said. Official information received, Friday (2/3/2018).

This year Shell Marine presents its newest product Shell Marine 40 specifically designed to maintain and optimize the engine performance of fishing vessels and tugboats.

Shell Marine 40 is equipped with additives that help the engine work more efficiently and at the same time keep it from corrosion. Shell Marine 40 is presented not just to expand the portfolio, but also as one way to support government efforts to increase the productivity of fishermen so as to promote the fishery industry. Given the export of seafood to be one of the agenda of government work.

Shell Marine has served more than 10,000 ships worldwide, ranging from large tankers to small fishing boats in over 700 ports in 60 countries.

With extensive experience in the maritime transport industry for more than 100 years, Shell Marine consistently works with consumers to help reduce lubrication costs by improving ship engine performance.

One of these successes is through the technical support initiative Shell LubeMonitor, a cylinder monitoring program for two-stroke engines that identifies potential savings of up to US $ 12,000. 165,000,000 per year for one container ship.

To maintain the smooth distribution and sale of lubricants in a number of commercial and non commercial ports in Indonesia, Shell Marine works with several distributors to operate a number of supply centers located in Medan, Batam, Palembang, Jakarta, Surabaya, Pontianak, Banjarmasin, Balikpapan, Tarakan, Makassar, Bitung and Sorong.

For international consumers docked in Indonesia, Shell Marine lubricants are available in three major ports, namely Jakarta, Surabaya and Medan. The need for shipping lubricants in Indonesia is produced at Shell's lubricant plant located in Marunda, Bekasi.

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