• Ministry of Transportation can Save Rp 1 Trillion from KSP Port & Airport

    JAKARTA – The Ministry of Transportation estimates that it can save the state budget up to Rp 1 trillion from the management cooperation (KSP) of ports and airports.

    Cooperation with the use of the scheme of utilization of state property and operational cooperation does not make the fixed assets owned by the state.

    Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said it has invited a number of interested investors to participate in the management of airports and ports.

    This year, Kemenhub targets 20 ports and 11 airports can be managed by third parties.

    “There is no asset sale or transfer of state assets in the cooperation, all assets remain state-controlled,” said Budi Karya through written statement on Friday (13/10/2017).

    He added that the management of airports and ports by third parties is expected to improve service quality in addition to the state can save up to Rp1 trillion.

    The state can save money because investment costs for asset development and operations will be borne by third parties who become managers.

    Until now, there are two ports that have been managed by third parties through asset utilization cooperation, namely Sintete Port in West Kalimantan and Probolinggo Port in East Java.

    Kemehub has also signed a memorandum of understanding related to similar cooperation for the management of Bima Port and Waingapu Port.

    Meanwhile, another 20 ports will be managed by third parties, namely Tanjung Wangi Port, Badas Port, Kalabahi Port, Tenau Kupang Port, and Ende Port.

    Furthermore, Port of Sheet, Manokwari Port, Bitung Port, Ternate Harbor, Pantoloan Port. Parepare Port, Kendari Port, Biak Port, Fakfak Port, Sorong Port and Merauke Port are also included in the list of ports that will be collaborated with third parties.

    On the other hand, Kemenhub also manages the management of eleven airports with the swata party.

    The 11 airports are Komodo Airport Labuan Bajo, Radin Inten II Airport Lampung, Sentani Jayapura Airport, Juwata Airport Tarakan, and SIS Al-Jufri Palu Mutiara Airport. Further Maimun Saleh Airport Sabang, Tobing Sibolga FL Airport, Fatmawati Soekarno Bengkulu Airport, Hananjoeddin Airport Tanjung Pandan, Syukuran Airport Aminudin Luwuk, and Blimbingsari Airport Banyuwangi.

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    Sources: http://industri.bisnis.com/read/20171013/98/699010/kemenhub-bisa-hirit-rp1-triliun-dari-ksp-pelabuhan-bandara
    Translated by Aryaputra PandeBIC

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