Friday, March 27, 2009

Kutai Timur develops of ports Maloy.

Sengatta, Kominfo Newsroom - The stages of development in the port of Maloy District Sangkulirang done and continues, and the port is expected to become the mainstay in the East Kutai District, Prov. East Kalimantan, which is international.

''We will soon discuss the development plans of ports maturation Maloy as the center of CPO (crude palm oil) to metropolitan centers and downstream industry, ‘said Regent Faroek Ishak Awang in Sengatta, Tuesday (8 / 7).

Through the meeting, Regent Awang Faroek Isaac expects the agreement and have point light Maloy port development plan, so in the near future can be started.

To develop the port is very important and must be supported by various parties. This port will become the center of CPO outlet or Kalimantan.

Maloy has a very strategic location compared to some other port in East Kalimantan. Maloy facing directly to the Makassar Strait and the sea flows in two Indonesian islands (ALKI II) with rik depth between 15 to 18 meters.

If the port development ''Maloy successfully developed, then 10 or 15 years Maloy crossing thousands of ships,''said Ishak Awang Faroek.

Pengemba ngan Maloy port has received support center. through funds Rp 40 billion. In fact, Maloy area land area of 40,000 hectares and is ready to diinventarisasi built. ''Ten thousand hectares from 40,000 hectares had been released,''said Ishak Awang Faroek.

Keserius an Pemkab Kutim build support for the representative through a number of related parties, considering the benefits of this region have a very diverse. Potential of natural resources (SDA) which is the grace of God, must be managed with either professional goodness for mankind.

Next time, who take advantage of the port of Maloy not Kutim only. Even companies in the oil palm Kalimantan will be concentrated in Maloy. Potential in other areas of ports not possible to be developed because of geographical factors. The only harbor the potential to be developed into international ports only in Maloy,''said Ishak Awang Faroek.

Arab fund Kaltim Port Rp 18 Trillion: Rail trains that will be used to haul coal.

VIVAnews - Investors from the Middle East will build infrastructure facilities in the coal transporter Kutai, East Kalimantan worth U.S. $ 1.5 billion or Rp 18 trillion.

Execution is carried out by the government Ras Al-Khaimah Emirate, one of the countries the United Arab Emirates federation with the Province of East Kalimantan on the sidelines of the World Islamic Economic Forum in Jakarta on Monday, 2 March 2009.

"The value of coal transportation infrastructure is one of the biggest contracts," said Minister of BUMN Sofyan Djalil.

According to him, investments worth U.S. $ 1.5 billion will be used to build a rail carrier of coal trains along the 200 kilometers, the port and industrial area by Kutai, East Kalimantan.

Head of Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) M Lutfi said investment railway development requires the value of U.S. $ 500 million. Next, will be added to U.S. $ 750 million - 1 billion. "Later that rail will be used to carry coal," said Lutfi.

Besides in Kalimantan, Ras al-Khaimah also working to open a smelting in South Sumatra. The location is in the foreland area of fire-fire. The process according to Lutfi, waiting for a decision to stay.