Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) welcomes another maiden voyage vessel by Maersk Line today, February 4, 2012. The Northern Loop Service is a South East Asia - Australian which will call at JICT on a weekly basis. MV “Maersk Diadema” is the maiden vessel which arrived at JICT. Maersk Diadema has a 4.546 TEUs capacity with an LOA of 291.68 meters and 58,241 deadweight tons. These Northern Loop vessels have a rotation between Brisbane - Jakarta – Singapore Malaysia – Brisbane. Speaking at the intimate welcoming ceremony on board Maersk Diadema, President Director of JICT, Albert Pang said the opening of this new service shows customers’ trust to JICT in delivering efficient and reliable service to their vessels. "In handling loading and unloading activities, JICT has successfully established itself as the preferred container terminal in the country, serving 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with accuracy and high productivity. We are grateful that our hard work has paid off and we will continue to serve our customers better every day” said Albert in Jakarta, Saturday (4/2). JICT won the prestigious INSA best terminal operator of the year 2 years consecutively 2010 and 2012 and also won AFSCA best container terminal in Asia under 4 million TEU in 2010.
With the predicted strong economic growth for Indonesia in 2012, JICT expects container flow to increase. As a commitment to ensure faster turnaround time, JICT is currently undergoing expansion of its facilities. After the implementation of state of the art NGen operating system and the procurement of new equipment, JICT will roll out a seamless automated gate system or JICT Auto Gate System (JAGS) by 2nd Quarter this year.
JAGS will simplify the process of receiving and delivering containers. Currently, with the current system, truck driver needs to transact with gate officers at the gate however with JAGS, this process will soon be eliminated.Truck drivers will only need to print an e-ticket and Truck Identity Card (TID card) to enter container yard.