Review Merak's Exclusive Port, Minister of Rini Ensures Its Construction

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Wednesday, August 08 2018 - 23:02 IWST

Port, illustration of loading and unloading of goods
Port, illustration of loading and unloading of goods - Banten, - Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) Rini Soemarno reviewed the latest developments in the construction of the Merak executive port VI, Banten, which is managed by PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero).

In his review in Banten, Wednesday (08/08/2018), Minister Rini departed from the ASDP Head Office accompanied by a number of directors of BUMN and Deputy for Mining, Strategic Industry, and Media of the Ministry of BUMN Fajar Harry Sampurno.

Wearing a casual white jacket and white training pants equipped with sunglasses, Minister Rini looked expertly driving a golf car from the ASDP Head Office to the Merak Executive Port VI.

In the vehicle, Rini was accompanied by BUMN board of directors such as Waskita President Director I Gusti Ngurah Putra, BNI Managing Director Achmad Baiquni, Managing Director PP PP Lukman Hidayat, ASDP Indonesia President Director Ferry Ira Puspadewi and Wijaya Karya Director Tumiyana.

"How is this progress? End of September is finished?" greet Rini while greeting project workers in the Merak Executive Port Area.

Merak Executive Port was built through a joint venture project of three state-owned companies, namely PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero), PT PP (Persero) Tbk and Patra Jasa.

ASDP targets the Merak-Bakauheni Executive Pier to be crossed by ships in August. ASDP already has 4 executive class fleets which certainly make passengers more comfortable.

This executive Port has facilities that make its services such as at airport (airport) passenger terminals. The investment cost to build facilities at the premium dock is estimated at Rp. 400 billion.

At the executive port there is a boarding lounge, valet parking, and food and beverage outlets. The port time is set at a maximum of 45 minutes.

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