Indonesia Port Updates
Port: Bontang, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Update: Port Authority Merger
As of 1st February, there is change in the structure of jurisdiction / responsibility of Bontang Harbour Master office. The Lok Tuan and Tanjung Laut harbour master offices have now merged.
- Lok Tuan Harbour Master previously handled PKT and Lok Tuan port.
- Tanjung Laut Harbour Master previously handled BOCT and LNG Badak ports.
- Both port’s HM offices were classified as KSOP class 1.
Now after the merger now the status upgrade became KSOP class II which is the same status as neighbouring port Samarinda.
The above has taken affect as of 1st February 2019.
The port tariff has been amended in light of these changes to the new status class of harbour master. This port is now classified Class II, and as such the foreign vessel Harbour Due tariff becomes IDR1,368 and domestic vessel tariff IDR84.
Port : Taboneo, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia
Update : Port Clearance / STS Permit Requirement
The Banjarmasin Port Authority recently released a circular letter, with information relating to a new regulation which started on 16th January 2019. The circular states that in order to arrange Port Clearance / Sailing permit an KSOP officer will be required to board the vessel at Taboneo anchorage for inspection of cargo operation, dangerous goods inspection (Pengawasan Barang Berbahaya) and STS Permit.
For the above, arrangement agent must arrange launch boat to assist with the transfer of the authority.
Port Authority and Habour Master’s Office of Banjarmasin
Assignment Execution Government Letter
Minister of Transportation Regulation Number PM 76 of 2018 concerning the second amendment to the regulation of the Ministry of Transportation number 36 of 2012 concerning the organization and working procedures of the airport and port authority office dated August 9, 2018.
For service purposes
Name of employee as attached list
Contents of the Order:
Receive this order so that you prepare yourself to carry out your duties in order to service port and shipping safety supervision in Taboneo’s work area by always being guided by the laws and regulations that apply.
As WILKER’s head of post is given the authority to sign the SBP (Process port clearance) Welding approval, Bunker approval, Oversight Guarding of ships, supervision of dangerous and toxic goods (B3), Ship Movement, Approval of loading and unloading activities, STS, and PNBP levies.
If in the implementation of service duties there are obstacles or problems that are principally binding, then the Head of the WILKER Post reports / communicates with the Head of Office KSOP Class 1 Banjarmasin
Make weekly and monthly reports on operational activities aimed at the Head of the Office of KSOP Class 1 Banjarmasin as a form of responsibility for the implementation of duties
The head of the post in carrying out the tasks is responsible directly to the Head of the KSOP Class 1 Banjarmasin Office.
This warrant must be carried out properly and responsibly
For the sake of this warrant to be carried out and applied from the date of stipulation.
Port: Tanjung Redeb, Berau (Muara Pantai Anchorage), Indonesia
Update: Tariff Amendment / Tug Assist requirement
As of 1st February 2019 the local Authority of Muara Pantai has amended the Harbour Dues port tariff. This affects all vessels calling this port where a shipper’s lump sum port call fee isn’t applicable.
- Old Harbour due calculation: GRT x Tariff (IDR 594) x 1 etmal (15 days)
- New Harbour due calculation: GRT x Tariff (IDR 660) x 1 etmal (15 days)
Additionally, the Authority now has also imposed a requirement whereby a tug assist will currently support all vessels on outward journey from Muara Pantai. Time required for each movement is yet to be determined.
The applicable calculation / tariff here :
- (Fixed Tariff + (GRT x Variable Tariff)) x tuggage support hrs required
|Vessel||Tariff Type||Domestic Vessel (IDR)||Foreign Vessel (USD)|
|14,001 – 18,000 GT||Fixed Tariff||2,278,645.83||1,978.5399|
|18,001 – 26,000 GT||Fixed Tariff||3,342,013.89||2,849.8438|
|26,001 – 40,000 GT||Fixed Tariff||3,342,013.89||2,849.8438|
|40,001 – 75,000 GT||Fixed Tariff||3,342,013.89||3,036.7188|
|75,001 GT and above||Fixed Tariff||4,511,718.75||3,971.094|
Pilots will continue to support vessels on inward arrangement to location of anchorage.
Note: Government Value Added Tax (VAT 10%) will be applicable to all tuggage / pilotage costs listed.