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Pelindo II opens tender for Kalibaru’s 2nd, 3rd terminals

  • Nurfika Osman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, March 22 2013   /  10:58 am

State run port firm Pelindo II, also known as the Indonesian Port Corporation (IPC), has begun the tender process for the operation of the second and third terminals at North Jakarta’s Kalibaru Port, which is touted to be the largest port in the country.

IPC president director Richard Joost Lino said as many as 18 major international shipping lines such as Hutchison, Dubai Port World, APM Terminals and ISTS had shown interest in running the terminals and are currently preparing tender documents.

“We have asked them to complete the tender documents by April 3 at the latest and we hope to sign a deal with two of the companies in August. We expect to grab a bigger global market by working with them,” Lino said on the sidelines of the Sea Transportation National Seminar in Jakarta on Thursday.

The second and third terminals, with a total capacity of 3 million 20-f...