INILAH.COM Friday, June 6, 2014 reported that the Indonesian Coal Mining Association (APBI) approved the proposal of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to conduct coal port arrangement to minimize illegal coal exports.
Chairman of APBI-ICMA Bob Kamandanu also appreciate the government’s proposal that would fix the 14 ports that used actors to mine coal exports. “That’s good,” said Bob in Jakarta, Friday (06/06/2014).
According to him, some coal companies really have to have special facilities and port to export the result of mining operations. “If companies holding Coal Contract of Work (CCoW/PKP2B) is have got all kinds,” said Bob.
Bob stated, by arranging coal export port, it also accommodated the desire of business actors as attempts to sell products to the global market. This step also acknowledged able to suppress illegal exports of coal in the country.
“Indeed, there must be official. So at least a small coal company is accommodated his wishes,” said Bob.
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) in the near future repair 14 ports used to export coal to minimize the efforts of illegal export of these commodities in the country.
Director of Development and Utilization of Coal, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Mining Directorate, Edy Prasodjo recognizes 14 ports quantity of coal that will be repaired is still under review and proposals. The amount recognized can still continue to grow if necessary.
“That 14 was not determined. Was right of our proposal. Could be increased again,” said Edy.