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DP World begins construction of new container terminal in East Java

DP World, one of the world’s leading logistics providers and leading Indonesian conglomerate Maspion Group, has marked the beginning of the process to build a new container terminal in Gresik, East Java.

The world-class terminal will enhance East Java’s position as a key trade gateway and connect Indonesian businesses with customers in the region and globally.

The opening ceremony of the facility was held on October 2, 2023 and was attended by Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman and CEO of DP World Group and Dr. Alim Markus, Chairman and CEO of Maspion Group, and was witnessed by Mr. Budi Karya Sumadi. , Minister of Transport of the Republic of Indonesia and Mr. Septian Haryo Seto, Coordinating Deputy Minister of Maritime and Investment Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.

DP Worldthe strategic partnership with Maspión Group underlines the company’s commitment to boosting infrastructure and capacity in East Java and facilitating seamless trade in the region. The joint venture (JV), DP World Maspion East Java, will operate a modern international container terminal with a design capacity of up to three million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), raising efficiency and operational excellence in Indonesia. As part of DP World’s objective to offer comprehensive supply chain solutions, the joint venture will also develop an integrated industrial and logistics park, adjacent to the container terminal, with an initial area of ​​110 hectares and with possibilities for future expansion.

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World, saying:

“We see significant potential in Indonesia as a major hub for global trade, and we look forward to unlocking further growth in the region through meaningful partnerships and investments that provide opportunities through greater trade connectivity for local businesses and communities. Our partnership with Maspion Group to build The new infrastructure in Gresik will strengthen East Java’s position as a key trade and logistics gateway and serve as a cornerstone in our strategy to expand our global port and logistics network to offer our customers comprehensive solutions and boost supply chain resilience.

Dr. Alim Markus, President and CEO of Maspion Groupsaying:

“Maspion Group shares the vision of DP World and is dedicated to contributing to sustainable economic development in Indonesia and taking advantage of investment opportunities for the country’s fiscal growth. This project is a strong testimony of how both companies, with the support of the government , can leverage our respective resources and capabilities to jointly develop East Java’s infrastructure alongside President Joko Widodo’s vision of accelerating economic growth through his Indonesia Golden Generation 2045 strategy. We are excited about the prospects of this project and its impact. economic in the long term”.

News source: Dubai Press Office

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