Batu Ampar port readies for transformation

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]

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