Anggrek-Gorontalo Port Officially Managed With a Non-State Budget Creative Funding Scheme

The Anggrek Port, located in North Gorontalo Regency, Gorontalo Province, commencing Tuesday (28/9/2021) is officially managed by a consortium of private corporations.

The corporation is PT Anggrek Gorontalo International Terminal (AGIT) which is the winner of the project tender for the management of the Anggrek Port with the government and business entity (PPP) cooperation scheme.

In the inauguration of the management of the Anggrek Port, the Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi told PT AGIT to always pay attention to technological developments and digital transformation, as well as being environmentally friendly or eco-port.

Budi Karya believes that PT AGIT has the credibility to carry out the management and development of the Anggrek Port.Therefore, he asked PT AGIT to continue to comply with the applicable regulations so that the Anggrek Port service can be carried out effectively and efficiently.

"I advise that PT AGIT can maintain its commitment and good faith in carrying out the construction and development of the Anggrek Port for the next 30 years," said Budi Karya, Tuesday (28/9/2021).

The presence of the Anggrek Port is expected to be able to improve logistics connectivity and encourage economic growth in Gorontalo and the surrounding area as well as increase Indonesia's competitiveness.

Previously, last July, the Ministry of Transportation through the Directorate General of Sea Transportation and PT AGIT signed a cooperation agreement through the PPP scheme.

PT AGIT is a consortium consisting of a number of corporations such as PT Gotrans Logistics International, PT Anugerah Jelajah Indonesia Logistics, PT Titian Labuan Anugrah, and PT Hutama Karya (Persero).

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The management of the Anggrek Port through the PPP scheme is a manifestation of the Government's commitment to continue the development of transportation infrastructure in Indonesia, especially ports, even in the midst of a pandemic and in the midst of the limitations of the state budget.

The investment value of the cooperation is IDR. 1.4 trillion and the operational costs are IDR. 5.2 trillion, which will be collaborated for 30 years.