Jakarta: The port of Tenau Kupang in eastern Indonesia is set to open a new pier next month. The state run port’s new pier has cost Rp106bn and is 110 m long.
"This is an effort to help increase the efficiency of logistics costs. Particular shipment of goods via sea transportation and spur economic growth in the eastern region," a local port executive told Tempo newspaper yesterday.
Ships of up to 30,000 dwt will now be able to call at the port which has six other piers. [14/04/14]