International Container Services Inc (ICTSI) has held a groundbreaking ceremony at its East Java Multipurpose Terminal (EJMT) in Indonesia as the development of a state-of-the-art gateway for the Lamongan, Tuban and central Java hinterlands kicks off.  

ICTSI's East Java project breaks ground

Source: ICTSI Press Release 19/10/2023

East Java Multipurpose Terminal is scheduled to be operational by September 2024.

The development consists of a 300 m quay line, breakwater, and a super-heavy lift breakbulk deck. The navigational channel will be dredged to 13.5 m. It will also be supported by a two post-Panamax mobile harbour cranes and other cargo handling equipment.  

Gerard Langes, ICTSI head of business development – APAC region and the Philippines, said: “ICTSI, as the world’s largest independent terminal operator, is pleased to continue its growth by adding EJMT to its global portfolio. By building positive relationships with stakeholders, ICTSI is contributing to the sustainable economic and social well-being of the local community.” 

The Lamongan Shorebase, operated by PT Eastern Logistics, has been supporting oil and gas customers there since 2006. PT Eastern Logistics ceo David Lim said: “The development of EJMT will provide domestic and international access to our existing and new customers, who will also benefit from the reduced overall supply chain costs. The heavy lift deck will allow us to support the upcoming project developments in Eastern Indonesia, as well as receive decommissioned platforms.”  

Patrick Chan, EJMT ceo, added: “We are very excited with this new terminal development as it will provide a new and more accessible gateway for our hinterland customers in Lamongan, Tuban and up to central Java. Catering to an already thriving industry with this new investment, EJMT is well-positioned to support the growing economy of East Java and Indonesia.” 

Construction of the new terminal is being carried out by EJMT’s local partners PP (Persero). With the current works, EJMT will be ready to receive its first vessel by September 2024.