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Facts Of The Shipbuilding Industry In Indonesia

Indonesia’s Shipping Industry Estimated at USD 20 Billion Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) wants to develop the country’s shipping industry. The Board said the industry has a multiplier effect which is able to spur growth in other sectors of the economy and create employment. “The potential for the shipping industry is huge - the demand for ships not only for cargo, but also passenger ships, ferries, fishing boats and so on. So, we are inviting investors to fill that demand,” said Franky Sibarani, head of BKPM. The Indonesian Chamber of Trade and Industry values the shipping industry at US$20 billion. This is before taking into account the potential of the country’s maritime economy worth US$171 billion.

Indonesian Government Provides Road Map and Strong Backing For The Shipbuilding industry

The Indonesian Ministry of Industry has prepared a road map for Indonesia’s shipbuilding industry development in 2012-2025. The industry is also expected to produce and repair all types of vessels from small to large. One aim, by 2020, the national shipbuilding industry cluster is able to produce vessels with a capacity of 200 thousand tons deadweight. The Government will improve ship design and engineering capabilities to support, through the development of Center National Ship Design and Engineering (PDRKN). Industrial raw materials and components locally, as well as the development of human resource skills enhancement shipbuilding center also continues to increase. The government also will secure and optimize the utilization of the domestic market as a base load for the development of the shipping industry. In addition, cooperation with the shipping industry in other countries that have been developed will also be encouraged.

Meet Some of these major shipbuilders in Surabaya and East Java:

  • PT Adiluhung SSI
  • PT Ben Santosa
  • PT Bintang Timur Samudera
  • PT Dema Ruci Agung
  • PT Dok & Perkapalan Surabaya
  • PT Dumas Tanjung Perak Shipyard
  • PT Dwijaya Perkasa Abadi Shipyard
  • PT Galangan Surya PELNI
  • PT Indonesia Marina Shipyard
  • PT Karya Energi Indonesia
  • PT Maruline Maju Utama
  • PT Najatim Dockyard Surabaya
  • PT Orela Shipyard
  • PT PAL Indonesia (Persero)
  • PT Pal Marine Service (Palmars) Indonesia
  • PT Perikanan Nusantara
  • PT Samudera indoraya Perkasa
  • PT Suksesindo Lintasbuana (SIL)
  • PT Tambangan Raya Permai
  • PT Tita Wiguna Agung
  • PT Waruna Nusa Sentana
  • PT Surabaya Marine