KBS Strengthens the Java-Sumatra Island National Gateway Logistics Hub
Date: 15 April 2021
PT Krakatau Bandar Samudera (KBS) will strengthen the logistics hub of the National Gateway Connectivity (national gateway connectivity) at the western tip of Java and Sumatra.
Thus, KBS is also optimistic that it can represent as an Integrated Maritime Industrial Port. To be noted that Port of Cigading is in the golden area of Sunda strait within Indonesian Archipelago Sea Channel (ALKI) 1.
President Director of KBS Akbar Djohan said, "With this strategic location, KBS must be optimized by strengthening services at Cigading Port ."
Akbar made this statement when visiting the Deputy for the Coordination of Maritime Sovereignty and Energy at the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Kemenkomarves) Basilio Dias Araujo. "We discussed a lot, especially to introduce Port of Cigading, which is known as the largest dry bulk public port in Indonesia with the deepest draft of minus 21 meters and 17 docks along 3.5 kilometres," said Akbar in a press release, Thursday (15/04/2021).
With this meeting, KBS hopes to collaborate with Kemenkomarves to strengthen national logistics with integrated services.
Besides, it can provide a competitive advantage to provide a more massive and sustainable national economic impact.
For information, KBS has the latest and adaptive loading and unloading technology and information systems with front-end services integrated by information systems (SAP 4 HANA & POCIS-Port of Cigading Information System).
Also, said Akbar, KBS is efficiently transforming the country's logistics ecosystem to be able to compete globally.
Basilio also responded positively to this collaboration to advance the national logistics sector.
"Because it is necessary to have collaboration and synergy from related ministries, institutions, local governments, and the private sector to create a better logistics ecosystem," concluded Akbar.
Source link: https://www.kompas.com/properti/read/2021/04/15/140000421/kbs-perkuat-hub-logistik-gerbang-nasional-pulau-jawa-sumatera