Minister of SOE Rini Soemarno and Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi staged the groundbreaking of the Executive Port of Merak Port and Bakauheni Harbor at Port of Merah, Cilegon, Banten on Saturday (27/05).
The cooperation project between PT PP (Persero) Tbk, PT Patra Jasa dan PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero) and will build an integrated area with hotel facilities, parks, musholla, commercial area and executive waiting room in one area.
Projects built in two opposite locations are valued at more than Rp450 billion and will be built on an area of 41,803 square meters (Merak Port) and 48,446 square meters (Bakauheni Port).
The executive jetty of Port Merak and Bakauheni Port will be a solution to overcome the long queues that will cross, shorten the standard waiting time, facilitate access to the port and build support facilities for prospective passengers.
Through this synergy, the two executive docks of both ports are expected to provide the best access for local and international tourists and tourists who will travel through the two docks.