Bengkulu Port

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Bengkulu Port is located in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.[1]

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Background

The port has a coal loading capability of 3 million tonnes per year.[2]

Proposed coal terminal

In July 2014 it was reported that Indonesia planned to build 14 dedicated coal terminals on the islands of Kalimantan and Sumatra in a bid to curb illegal coal exports. One of the proposed locations was Bengkulu. However the government was finding it difficult to obtain private funding for the terminals in the current environment of depressed coal prices.[3]

Project Details

  • Operator: Kandla Port Trust, Adani Group
  • Location: Gujarat, India
  • Annual Coal Capacity (Tonnes): 3 million (all cargo)
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Exports
  • Coal source: Indonesia

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Port of Bengkulu" World Port Source, accessed May 17, 2012.
  2. "List of Indonesia Coal Ports 2009" Indonesia coal ports (2009), accessed May 2012.
  3. "Indonesia's plan for dedicated coal ports will face funding issues, may hit exports: analysts," Platts, 4 July, 2014

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