August 31 2017 10:03:23 IWST

As one of the spearheads of the revitalization of Indonesia's national maritime industry, PT PAL INDONESIA (Persero) always strives to realize its mandate. The challenges faced in the near future include increasing ship requirements as a direct impact of industrial revitalization that will encourage increased domestic shipping.

In its journey and devotion, PT PAL INDONESIA (Persero) has proven its ability over the years to make the motto of the maritime power of Indonesian people not just a motto, but tangible results.

Commercial vessel sales growth continues to be maintained with the optimization strategy of "product mix such as Bulker, Container and Tanker vessels, both Chemical Tanker and Gas Tanker. The domestic market for commercial ship products is directed at programs for developing national shipping industry models or pioneering shipping for passengers and cargo. While the direction of marketing of warships / fast ships / special ships is more focused on the domestic market both for the central government such as the Ministry of Defense, the Indonesian Police, the Department of Maritime Affairs, the Ministry of Finance / the Directorate General of Customs and Excise as well as the Regional Autonomy and the private sector.

The direction of the development of maintenance and repair services (ship), both ship and non-ship deliver, includes depot ship level handing services with a docking capacity of up to 600,000 DWT per year, annual / special survey and overhaul for commercial vessels and warships, harkan electronics and weapons and submarine overhauls. Market opportunities, especially the domestic market, come from the Indonesian Navy, the private sector and the government.

The general engineering product development direction is directed at maintaining and developing the company's position as an international sourcing supplier in the world's large power generation industry, while modular and EPC products will be more focused on the domestic market. To support the company's development direction, cooperation has been established with Mitsubishi Heavy Industry in the field of boiler design for power plants, Wartsila for diesel engine assembly, AMEC Process & Energy for the design of gas and steam turbine systems.

PT PAL INDONESIA (Persero) always strives to improve its ability to win increasingly fierce global competition.

The initiatives implemented in dealing with global competition are:

  • Shows the superiority of products that have been recognized so far such as commercial ship products up to 50,000DWT (Star-50)
  • Filling market opportunities for these products
  • Face global competition directly

This initiative combined with flexibility has finally resulted in a product innovation called Star 50. Star 50 will continue to be developed so that it can have a competitive advantage and become a pioneering superior product for other products underneath.

Star 50 Is an innovation in ship production that has succeeded in increasing the capacity of ships with the technology of Box Shaped Bulk Carrier (BSBC).

In addition to production capabilities, the production process is also constantly being upgraded so that these products can be completed according to the promised deadline. The implementation of the Full Block Outfitting System is a concrete effort to achieve this.

This shows the strong willingness of the company to continue to improve the company's efficient operations as shown by the results achieved, among others, improving production methods by implementing the Full Block Outfitting System, namely building blocks that have been equipped with piping systems, fittings and timely assembled weighing up to 300 tons per block. In turn, the process will accelerate the shipbuilding period so that production time and costs will be efficient and in itself will increase the competitiveness of the company. With this implementation, the trend of delivery of production every year will increase.