• General Secretary of DPW ALFI DKI Urges to Revise and Evaluate All Service Tariff Structure in Tanjung Priok Port

    Tanjung Priok Port

    General Secretary of DPW Jakarta Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI), Adil Karim, urged the improvement and evaluation of the service tariff structure at Tanjung Priok Port.

    Improvement and evaluation of the tariff in the port of Priok, according to him, becomes the authority of the local port authority based on the Minister of Transportation Decree No: 72/2017 on the type, structure, class and mechanism of port service tariff assignment signed by MoT Budi Karya Sumadi on August 11, 2017.

    “There needs to be a refresher and a review because the existing tariff structures and mechanisms do not create cost-efficiency logistics services through Priok port,” said Adil Karim.

    Based on Jakarta ALFI study, he said, the tariffs at Priok port should be evaluated, among others, pilotage tariffs and tariffs, progressive tariffs and penalty accumulation of containers in one port line or import export container terminals in Priok.

    In addition, continued Adil, the mechanism and tariff structure of loading or unloading of non-packed cargo or general cargo, as well as the cost of loading ports and the cost of destination (OPP / OPT).

    “The port should play a role as a public service not just a profit orientation. If the tariff in the port is cheap then the logistics cost also becomes affordable, “he explained.

    Fair says, in accordance with Permenhub No: 72/2017, evaluation and re-arrangement of tariffs at ports to encourage the growing investment climate and create an efficient and competitive port service tariff.

    In the midst of government efforts in suppressing dwelling time and lowering national logistics costs should be the role of port managers in this case PT.Pelindo II as operator at the Port of Tanjung Priok must play an active role in the current government program.

    Many business complaints, why dwelling time down but logistics costs have not gone down yet? One of them is because there is a penalty rate and progressive accumulation in one port line which the percentage is very burdensome owner of goods. “This is what we have to do first,” he said.

    Based on Permenhub No: 72/2017, he added, the service tariff class at the port should be determined based on the type of service, facilities, and equipment available in the terminal.
    The tariff category based on the type of service at the terminal that is multipurpose (multipurpose), container, liquid / gas, dry bulk, vehicle, floating, dry port, and roll on-roll off or Ro-Ro.

    Head of Tanjung Priok Port Authority of Jakarta, I Nyoman Gede Saputera said that he has received a complaint from ALFI DKI Jakarta related to the need for rearrangement of port service tariff in Priok.

    He promised to finish it one by one. “Which is urgent evaluation (tariff) immediately we do the discussion with related parties including port services users,” he said, as reported by poskotanews.com.

    Sources: http://suaracargo.com/sekretaris-umum-dpw-alfi-dki-desak-pembenahan-dan-evaluasi-seluruh-struktur-tarif-jasa-di-pelabuhan-tanjung-priok/
    Translated by Aryaputra PandeBIC

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