Indonesia Plans Belawan Port Dredging

25 July 2010 (Last Updated July 25th, 2010 18:30)

Indonesian state port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo I) is planning to seek another tender for the dredging of a waterway at Belawan port in North Sumatra. Pelindo I said the IDR26bn ($2.8m) project will ensure the smooth traffic of ships at the port. The dredging will c

Indonesian state port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo I) is planning to seek another tender for the dredging of a waterway at Belawan port in North Sumatra.

Pelindo I said the IDR26bn ($2.8m) project will ensure the smooth traffic of ships at the port.

The dredging will cover areas near the estuaries of Deli and Belawan Rivers, the port operator said.

Pelindo I will also spend IDR11bn ($1.2m) on a car park and a container terminal at the port’s domestic terminal, according to dredgingtoday.com.