Siak Regent Alfedri inaugurated the Office of the Unloading and Unloading Manpower (K-TKBM) of Koperasi Sejahtera Mandiri, the event took place in the Tanjung Buton Industrial Port area, Sungai Apit sub-district.
Even though that afternoon the event took place under heavy rain, the event was still running at its best. Because the committee moved the event to a workshop location owned by a company investing in KITB.
The guests were presented with a view overlooking the harbor, seen a tanker that was conscious to load its shells.
“The presence of this cooperative is a momentum to provide leverage and encouragement, so that this port can be managed even better. We are optimistic that this industrial area will progress and develop, for that I am on behalf of the local government to say the above on the inauguration of the Cooperative (K-TKBM). this, “said Regent Alfedri at the KITB Port, Sungai Apit sub-district.
He explained that port performance and performance are greatly influenced by the performance of port cooperatives, so that service activities at the port run smoothly.
“I hope that with the established forum, cooperative members can improve their performance, human resources and most importantly increase the welfare of members,” he hoped.
On that occasion Alfedri also conveyed that the Port of Tanjung Buton which is currently managed by the Regional Owned Enterprise PT Samudera Siak Port Business Entity (BUP) continues to collaborate and invite investors to invest both in the industrial area and also investment in port facilities.
“We offer it to investors, so who is quick to invest here and we are serious about giving ease of licensing. Doing business here and partnering with industrial estate managers,” he concluded.
With regard to supporting infrastructure facilities for industrial estates and financial facilities for the problem of clean water, the party has received support from the Head of the Settlement and Infrastructure Center, and the Head of the Riau Regional River Hall a few days ago an MoU was carried out.
“Our hope is that work will begin next year, while for road access we have received a budget allocation of Rp. 147 billion for road construction. We hope that next year the Ministry of PUPR can re-budget, especially for bridge construction starting from dayun to here. several bridges that must be repaired, “he said.
Head of the Class II Port Authority and Port Authority Office (KSOP) Pakning Wigyo said that the Tanjung Buton Port is relatively new, but has been visited by ships with foreign flags.
“In front of us, we are currently leaning on a ship bearing the flag of Bangladesh and will carry 32,000 tonnes of shells and will be brought to Bangladesh. Buton Port is considered new, but has been visited by large ships with foreign flags. This is an achievement that we should maintain. , “he said.
He explained, managing a port is not as easy as imagined, there are many things that must be completed, including the availability of sufficient land, having strong human resources, and good IT Information Technology.
“We must have good port management, so that we can easily expand businesses such as mooring and anchoring services,” he said.
To the Regent Alfedri, Wigyo said that currently his party is leading to a joint utilization, currently which is currently running in the form of joint operations, 1 October will be entitled.
While the KSP is still in process, inevitably it will extend the cooperation in the utilization of Tanjung Buton port until the KSP is published by the Minister of Transportation.
“The current Utilization Cooperation (KSP) process with the Director General of Sea Transportation, he has issued an diaposition to be evaluated by the Port Director, then from Mr. Direjen to Mr. Minister of Transportation, to the Minister of Finance,” he said.
Reportedly, with this KSP it will be clear later that the existing structure will be utilized and the benefits that will be obtained later will become clearer, including the concession.
The event was attended by the Head of the Siak Police, the Siak Prosecutor’s Office, the Siak Court, the Head of the Wagio KSOP, the Director of PT Samudra Siak, the Siak Council Members, the Chairperson of the K-TKBM (Unloading Workers Cooperative) Ramli Y, Kadsihub Siak, the head of the Siak branch, Director of BSP Zapin, head of Sungai Apit sub-district along with elements of the sub-district upika.