Port Holding To Energize And Strengthen Pelindos Within The Framework of President Maritime Fulcrum Plan To Support Toll Laut

Wahyono Bimarso



According to major and respected firms as PwC and McKinsey, the Indonesian economy will grow to be the fourth largest in the world by 2050. This will imply that all natural resources and assets are more optimally used and globally traded. This requires an optimally functioning and optimally managed domestic and international port and port infrastructure management. The models for such management systems are abundantly available in the Gulf, Asia and Europe. That is also where Indonesia’s competitors are located. Importantly, President Joko Widodo’s Global Maritime Fulcrum plan allows Indonesia to develop a holistically integrated domestic and international trade and logistics policy that simultaneously and substantially reduces the poverty gap while bringing Indonesia alongside other major Asian ports – but with far more potential to grow. This growth must be evenly distributed in various parts of the archipelago, so it is necessary to arrange logistics in a way that can reduce logistics costs while optimizing profit. Examples created by the Ministry of SOEs are similar consolidations in the mining and energy sectors – establishing ‘national champions’ to compete globally. This requires different management systems for smaller national and larger international ports. This can best, if not only, be achieved through the establishment of a Maritime SOE holding that formalizes


Toll Laut; Port Holding.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25292/atlr.v1i1.113


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