Telkomsat collaboration with DPS in the Floating Dock System Revitalization & Digitization Program

  • March 29, 2019
Surabaya - March 28th, 2019, PT Telkom Satelit Indonesia (Telkomsat) together with PT Industri Kapal Indonesia (Persero) and Public Company Jasa Tirta I signed a cooperation agreement to revitalize and digitize the floating dock with PT Dok & Perkapalan Surabaya (Persero).

The period of cooperation is thirty-six months and implemented from April 1st, 2019. From this collaboration it is expected to create wider synergies in the development and digitalization of the national maritime industry.

This event was attended by the President Director of PT. Dok & Perkapalan Surabaya - Bambang Soendjaswono, Telkomsat Chief Operating Officer & Chief Marketing Officer - Bogi Witjaksono and witnessed by the Ministry of BUMN's Deputy for Energy, Logistics, Regions and Tourism - Edwin Hidayat Abdullah and representatives from each of the related companies.

This business synergy is expected to be able to improve the operational performance of each company and create independence in the national shipping industry. Besides that, it is also supports the Maritime Axis Nawacita program through capacity building, automation and revitalization of PT. Surabaya Dock and Shipping.

As is known, PT Dok & Perkapalan Surabaya is a state-owned company engaged in shipbuilding located in Surabaya and adjacent to the Port of Tanjung Perak which is also a strategic gateway for trade in eastern Indonesia.

Telkomsat as a provider of satellite-based solutions and networks that are widely used in the maritime industry, always strives to develop its line of maritime communication business. One manifestation of the commitment to the development of the domestic and international maritime world is to develop a shipping ecosystem which includes Integrated Vessel Communication Service or integrated ship communication services in the form of a combination of technology, services and management for the needs of the maritime industry.