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Selasa, 11 Agustus 2020 17:29

Terminal Teluk Lamong Unloaded Soybean from This Giant Bulk Carrier in Just 3 Days

Ayu Puji


Terminal Teluk Lamong, Tanjung Perak Port Surabaya, successfully unloaded the cargo of MV Great Glen, a giant bulk carrier carrying 71,582 tons of animal feed from Brazil, in just 3 days.

This Hong Kong-flagged ship, which has a dead weighs of 93,251 tons, berthed at Terminal Teluk Lamong (TTL) on July 14 and departed on July 17.

MV Great Glen is the largest dry bulk carrier in the history of Tanjung Perak Port. The speed of TTL to serve this giant ship is supported by an integrated and environmentally-friendly dry bulk loading system developed by PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Persero).

“Terminal Teluk Lamong service process is different because it has international standards and sophisticated equipment that speeds up loading and unloading process,” said Geng Jun, MV Great Glen Ship Master.

Since 2010, MV Great Glen has served bulk cargoes from Latin America for East Asia and Southeast Asia. This 229.2 meter long ship takes a 20-day journey from Brazil to Indonesia to unload soybean meal or soybean powder at TTL.

Soybean meal is the main ingredient of animal feed. The animal feed industry in East Java is quite large and large.

Before MV Great Glen, several giant international dry bulk carriers had docked and served at Terminal Teluk Lamong, namely MV Julius Olendorff from Portugal with a load of 60,000 tons, MV Medi Serapo from Liberia with 68,597 tons, and MV Olympic Gemini from Greece.

This achievement is a form of customer appreciation to Terminal Teluk Lamong (TTL) for port services, especially dry bulk.

"Terminal Teluk Lamong maintains the trust of service users by providing excellent service and maximizing the use of integrated modern equipment," Faruq Hidayat, TTL President Director said.

This terminal is equipped with integrated and environmentally-friendly equipment; 2 grab ship unloaders (special electric-powered cranes for unloading bulk cargo with a maximum capacity of 2,000 tons/hour), conveyors (to move goods from cranes to warehouses with a rubber roller system), and warehouse. storage/silo (bulk cargo storage warehouse integrated with a truck queuing system).

"We innovate in terms of equipment and environmentally friendly concepts. This is a form of our appreciation to customers who have entrusted their port services in TTL," Faruq explained.

He said the adoption of AKHLAK (Trustworthy, Competent, Harmonious, Loyal, Adaptive, Collaborative) values ​​as the new spirit of BUMN for Indonesia is embodied by TTL through excellent service to service users.

"Terminal Teluk Lamong as part of Pelindo III will strive to provide the best contribution to Indonesia through excellent, modern and environmentally friendly port services," Faruq staed. (hlz/hlz)