Bali will be a Cruise Center – According to Coordinator of Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Bali will soon become an international cruise center . He said on Ship Board Seminar Outlines Role of Bali Port of Benoa as an International Cruise Center.
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Bali will be a Cruise Center
The ministry for Maritime Affairs Speaking at a seminar on “Policy and Strategy for Cruise Tourism” held on board P&O’s Pacific Eden in Benoa Harbor in Bali,
He said efforts to make Bali a cruise center still confront a number of problems that must still be addressed. It is has to be repair and revitalization soon .
These problems are the high cost of berthing at Benoa Harbor, the high cost of fuel, the availability of potable water, and trash disposal and many more …
The Coordinator of Minister for Maritime Affairs said that a joint effort by both the private and public sector is needed to address these problems, not only from government, especially if Bali is to be ready to host a meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Annual Meeting in 2018.
The visiting of the Pacific Eden remarked the first time that the ship carrying a complement of more than 1,500 tourists was able to berth alongside the pier in Benoa.
On past visits, the Pacific Eden ship has had to drop anchor outside the port and ferry passengers between the ship and port on tenders.
I am as a Balinese hope Bali will be a Cruise Center, it can make Bali Economic growth rapidly …
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