Tanjung Carat Port
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Tanjung Carat Port is a is a deep-sea port in South Sumatra, Indonesia.
The port is located near the Tanjung Api-Api integrated zone in Banyuasin regency, along the Musi River.
In August 2010, the South Sumatran authorities, BKPM, Adani Group and PT Bukit Asam, signed an agreement for the construction of a 270-km rail line from Tanjung Enim to Tanjung Carat. There will also be a coal terminal at Tanjung Carat with a 50 million metric tonne annual capacity.
In July 2015 PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Indonesia Port Corporation II), a state-owned port operator, said it planned to build a coal terminal and a container terminal at Tanjung Carat Port by 2019 with a total annual capacity (coal and container) of 100 to 150 million tonnes. The coal terminal is expected to increase the transport capacity of state-owned coal miner PT Bukit Asam.
In 2017, the South Sumatra provincial administration said it hoped Dubai Port Authority Corporation would not cancel its plan to invest in constructing Tanjung Carat Terminal, which is predicted to cost US$3.3 billion.
Project Details of coal terminal
- Operator: PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II
- Location: Tanjung Carat port, Banyuasin regency, South Sumatra, Indonesia
- Proposed Capacity (Tonnes): 50 million
- Status: Proposed
- Type: Exports
- Coal source: Indonesia
- Planned start date: 2019
- Source of financing:
Articles and Resources
- "International Business Indonesia," iB.no, Feb 1, 2011
- Hadijah Alaydrus Selasa, "mpat Proyek Besar Pelindo II Habiskan Rp12,15 T," Industri, 07/07/2015
- "Dubai port expected to invest in Tanjung Api-Api KEK," Hellenic Shipping News, 09/01/2017