PELINDO III targets the Labuan Bajo Multipurpose Terminal to be able to support tourism and logistics in the region, especially in the Province of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and West Manggarai Regency.
According to Pelindo III President Director U Saefudin Noer in his press statement in Surabaya, he said with the support of all parties, the Ministry of Transportation, the NTT Provincial Government, the West Manggarai Regency Government, and other State-Owned Enterprises, the construction of a multipurpose terminal is targeted to be realized immediately. The Labuan Bajo multipurpose terminal location which will be built is only 19 minutes from Komodo Airport and about 30 minutes from the old Labuan Bajo Port.
“The construction work, he said, will be carried out multiyears, but for the initial stage it is targeted to be completed in December 2020,” he said.
He added that the construction of the multipurpose terminal was assigned by the Director General of Sea Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation to Pelindo III. The Labuan Bajo Multipurpose Terminal has a pier with a length of 120 meters and berthed by a ship with a capacity of 25,000 DWT, and has a container capacity of up to 100,000 TEUs and for liquid bulk up to 1.5 million tons / year. [antaranews]