Jokowi Admonishes Ports with Long Cargo Dwell Time

Annisa ayu artanti    •    13 September 2016 12:38 WIB
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Jokowi Admonishes Ports with Long Cargo Dwell Time
President Joko Widodo (Photo:MTVN/Annisa Ayu Artanti)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: President Joko Widodo has admonished ports that have long dwell time.

Jokowi mentioned Tanjung Perak Port in East Java, Belawan Port in North Sumatra and Makassar Port in South Sulawesi.

"Belawan still 7-8 days," Jokowi said when he unveiled Kalibaru Container Terminal at Tanjung Priok Prot on Tuesday (9/13/2016).

"Tanjung Priok can reach 3.2 days. I believe others also can do it," he continued.

Jokowi said he will send National Police chief to Tanjung Perak, Belawan and Makassar to investigate the long dwell time.

"We need to make our economy more  competitive," he concluded.


(WAH)