Karimun - PT Pelindo I (IPC) branch of Tanjung Balai Karimun, Riau Islands Province seeks to optimize revenue from services in the port waveguides ship to ship transfer in the Karimun Besar Island waters.
"Managed services waveguides and waveguide delay in port of STS existing legal umbrella of the central government. We will optimize it to increase service revenues, "said Manager of PT Pelindo I branch of Tanjung Balai Karimun Agastiyan Kenanga Bumi in Tanjung Balai Karimun, Friday.
According Agastiyan, so far only in the STS port management services anchoring ships anchor tankers and there are no regulations about the service guide.
However, from 2008, the Ministry of Transportation issued a letter that sets the port of STS as a waters shall be the guide.
"Our struggle is heavy enough to pass for STS into area waters shall be the guide. We are grateful the central government finally agreed that the company's revenue increased significantly, reaching 200 percent compared to the year 2007, "he said.
At present, he added, it has to have means of waveguides in the form of tugs and personnel sufficient to serve tankers that require the services of the guide.
Finance Manager John Elliot Situmeang said revenue PT Pelindo I Branch of Tanjung Balai Karimun increased significantly since the STS waters designated as mandatory water waveguide.
"Revenues in the STS average of Rp40 billion from the waters of the region shall be designated as STS waveguides, even in 2011 reached Rp42 billion, "he said.
John said the revenue was shared with PT Karya Mandiri Karimun (KKM) as an extension hands of the Port Business Entity formed Karimun government.
PT Pelindo I, he said, got a share of 65 percent of total revenue, while the KKM by 35 percent.(kepri.antaranews.com)