Panjang Port Applies Online TPS

Damas Jati - Bandar Lampung, 05/09/2018, 14:21

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Panjang Port – one of PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Persero)/IPC Brach Ports - is now starting to utilize online-based temporary container station (Online TPS) for its container terminal in Panjang Port, Bandar Lampung.


Online TPS is a digital solution for container's Electronic Data Exchange (EDE) in ports, so IPC and Customs can provide more optimal services for customers.


This Online TPS will complement the Auto Gate System apps and Automatic Tally System which will also be applied in Panjang Port.


Earlier, the online TPS has been successfully adopted by other IPC’s branch ports, including Tanjung Priok, Pontianak, and Palembang Ports.


IPC President Director Elvyn G Masassya said this proved the IPC’s continuous commitment to achieve maximum services for customers, so the online TPS will be applied throughout the IPC’s container terminals.


"The online TPS will reduce logistic cost and reduce the dwelling time. We are entering new era of port, by applying digital port at all IPC ports," said Elvyn said on his remarks speech on the launching of online TPS apps at Panjang port's container terminal, Bandar Lampung, Tuesday, September 4th 2018.


Attending that occasion, Coordinator Ministry of Maritime Affair, Luhut B. Panjaitan, who intentionally come to observe digital port program at Panjang Port.


According to Elvyn, IPC is committed to develop and utilize digital technology at all its ports “So, the services we provide will become faster, easier, and cheaper. All of this is expected to reduce logistics cost, which will increase the national product competitiveness in the end,” he said.


Meanwhile, IPC Commercial and Business Development Director Saptono R. Irianto explained that through this online TPS apps, customs would be able to monitor container movement in the TPS faster and could immediately respond the PIB (Notification of Imports Goods) submitted by cargo owners.


“With online TPS, terminal operator can also cross check the authenticity of item release warrant document which is uploaded through E-Service by goods owner with the data from Customs. This will help to prevent the releasing of container that hasn’t been permitted by Customs. This app also reduces the paper based manual checking,” Saptono said.


Previously, Panjang Port has applied three digital based port services, such as Vessel Management System (VMS) which is integrated with Inaportnet that’s being developed by Directorate General of Sea Transportation under the Ministry of Transportation. VMS covers information about the notification for ship’s arrival, ship’s arrival plan, and ships and goods services request, which are online-based.


Panjang Port also applied e-service solution, which contain registration, booking, tracking, payment, bill issuance services modules, and online-based general services for customer. Related to container handling operation pattern, Panjang Port has utiliize Terminal Operating System apps, OPUS, which is integrated with Terminal Billing System.


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