Please Update your browser

Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.
Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Jakarta Post

City Council to summon managements of Ancol and Sea World over legal dispute

  • The Jakarta Post

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, October 6, 2014   /  12:32 pm

Jakarta City Council speaker Prasetyo Edi Marsudi has promised to summon management teams from city-owned developer PT Pembangunan Jaya Ancol and PT Sea World Indonesia, the company that manages the Sea World theme park at the Ancol complex in North Jakarta, to help solve a legal dispute over management rights between the two companies.

Prasetyo made the plan in a bid to seek the root of the dispute and to find a win-win solution for the two companies.

'€œWe will summon them [the managements of Ancol and Sea World] after [president-elect] Joko Widodo is inaugurated [by People'€™s Consultative Assembly on Oct. 20],'€ Prasetyo said on Monday as quoted by

He said the dispute'€™s biggest loser were the people, because they could not visit the Sea World theme park anymore as the facility was closed.

Since last week, the Sea World theme park at the Taman Impian Jaya Ancol amusement park complex has halted its commercial operations.

Pembangunan Jaya Ancol lawyer Iim Zovito Simanungkalit said that based on the contract signed in 1992, PT Sea World'€™s management period effectively expired in June 2014. However, the company refused both to halt commercial operations and to inform the public of its closure.

Iim added that Sea World claimed it would continue operations because it assumed the contract would be automatically extended until 2034. (alz)

Your premium period will expire in 0 day(s)

close x
This article is premium content

Renew your subscription to get unlimited access