NEW SERVICE, NEW HOPE
MAIDEN VOYAGE - NEW CMI SERVICE
Surabaya (04/04) In the midst of the developing COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia, PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS) is committed to continue providing services to service users by implementing a strict protocol to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
On Saturday (04/04), TPS welcomed the arrival of the MV SITC Surabaya which is a New CMI Service maiden voyage and operated by SITC. The Hong Kong-flagged ship docked at the TPS on Saturday (4/4) at 8:00 pm in kade 179 - 392 (International berth 2), is a Panamax ship with a Length Over All (LOA) 222 meters. Ships serving the Philippines - China - Indonesia and other routes require a depth of -9.5 Meters of LWS that can be served well at TPS because TPS international dock has a depth of -13 meters of LWS. This New CMI Service ship will dock regularly on a weekly basis. Scouts and snoozes are on standby at polling stations, and are very instrumental in the efficiency of leaning and departing ships.
With the support of adequate facilities through deepening of the international pier pool which was carried out from -10.5 mLWS to be the same as the depth of the Surabaya surabaya western shipping channel (APBS): - 13 mLWS, making TPS capable of serving international ships the size of Panamax. In addition, operations at the TPS dock have been supported by the operation of three Container Crane (CC) units with twin lift specifications (capable of lifting 2 containers at a time) with a range of 16 lines (which is the CC with the best specifications at Tanjung Perak Port and surrounding areas). Furthermore, the replacement of diesel engines in all CCs that serve loading and unloading activities at the TPS to be electric powered can increase the loading performance to 27.7 containers / cranes / hour compared to the previous average of 25 containers / cranes / hour,
TPS president director, Dothy said that the new service is a new hope for the logistics world amid a slowdown in the national and world economy. The increase in ships anchored at TPS will accelerate logistical flow in the hope of moving the economic wheel in good acceleration towards recovery and further, preparing for better economic acceleration than before. ''