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JOHOR PORT PARTNERS WITH PT PELINDO JASA MARITIM TO ENHANCE MARITIME SECTOR

August 3, 2023
Agreement Signing ceremony between Johor Port Berhad and PT Pelindo Jasa Maritim
The Agreement Signing ceremony between Johor Port Berhad and PT Pelindo Jasa Maritim was represented by Md Derick Basir, Johor Port Chief Executive Officer and Rachmat Prayogi, PT Pelindo Jasa Maritim Director of Human Resource.

Johor Port Berhad (Johor Port), a member of MMC Group, has entered into an agreement with PT Pelindo Jasa Maritim to enhance the Maritime sector and foster stronger bilateral relations between both organisations.

The Agreement Signing ceremony took place on 28 July 2023 at Renaissance Hotel, Johor Bahru, between Johor Port, represented by Md Derick Basir, Chief Executive Officer, and PT Pelindo Jasa Maritim, represented by Rachmat Prayogi, Director of Human Resource.

PT Pelindo Jasa Maritim is a subholding of PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Persero) whose main business activities are provision of Marine Services, Maintenance of Port Equipment, and Port Utilities Services. It plays a vital role in supporting the Maritime industry in Indonesia and facilitating trade and transportation through its port-related activities.

The landmark deal marks a significant milestone in the regional Maritime industry, facilitating the exchange of expertise, resources and best practices between the two prominent organisations.

Under the Agreement, Johor Port through its JP Skills Centre (JPSC) which provides training to regional ports and Marine Services Department which provides a full range of marine services for all vessels within the Pasir Gudang Port Limits, will explore potential collaborations and opportunities with PT Pelindo Jasa Maritim in the following scope:

1. Human Capital Development services to increase existing potential, especially in the Maritime field;

2. Service Provision cooperation in the field of Marine, Equipment and Port Services (MEPS); and

3. Marketing Development cooperation in the field of Marine, Equipment and Port Services (MEPS).

Md Derick Basir, Johor Port Chief Executive Officer said, “We are delighted to join hands with PT Pelindo Jasa Maritim in this landmark Agreement. This collaboration represents a new chapter in Maritime relations between our two nations. We believe that by leveraging our collective strengths, we can create synergies that will benefit the entire Maritime community.”

Johor Port is part of Malaysia’s largest port operator and holds various expertise in Port Management with over 40 years’ experience. The landmark deal with PT Pelindo Jasa Maritim is expected to enhance the development and quality improvement efforts in Port competencies and efficiencies alongside other international players which is in line with Johor Port’s vision to become the most efficient and integrated multi-purpose port in the region.

This partnership is also expected to have a far-reaching impact on the Trade and Maritime landscape in the Southeast Asian region. Both parties are committed to fostering cooperation, sharing knowledge, and driving sustainable growth in the Maritime sector.