IPC Ties up Cooperation with Lampung Govt to Develop Panjang Port

Damas Jati - 18/01/2018, 08:47

In a bid to support the provincial economy growth and to increase the participation of local government in port development, IPC/PT Pelindo ties up cooperation with provincial government of Lampung.


Recently, on Wednesday, January 17, the two parties signed up an MoU on a cooperation plan to develop Panjang Port. Taking place at IPC headquarter, the MoU was signed by IPC President Director Elvyn G. Masassya and Lampung Governor  M. Ridho Ficardo. 


The cooperation, expected  for three years, is meant to build synergy in finding opportunities for port development  and in supporting the government sea toll program, thus accelerating the local economy growth. 


Some projects that will be jointly done  from the MoU among others are: to relocate fishing shipping activities (Pelra) from Panjang Port to Sembalang, development railway connecting to  Panjang Port, development of Coal Dry Port at Way Kanan Regency, and in optimizing the land use of provincial assets for port-related activities.   


“IPC consistently and contineously tries to develop and improve any aspects relating the role of the port in providing fast services, easily accessible, adequate facilities, and friendly to stakeholders," Elvyn said in his remark speech. 


"The synergy between IPC and Lampung Provincial Government is also meant to bridge innovation  and improve services to any related business  players and the Indonesian citizens in general. And among all, this cooperation is expected to support fluent flow of goods and  trigger a high economy growth at the province," he said further.