Jakarta: Work continues on the development of Batu Ampar Port on Batam Island overlooking Singapore. The $30m extension will see the port capable of handling 600,000 teu a year, up from the current 200,000 teu. Quayside length will be extended from the current 400 m to 1,100 m while depth alongside is being deepened from the current 14 m to 17 m.
State construction company PT Wijaya Karya is the main project contractor. [03/01/14]