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Continue to Downstream, ITS Signs MoU with PELNI

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Rektor ITS Prof Dr Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng IPU AEng (tiga dari kanan) dan Direktur Utama PT PELNI Tri Andayani (empat dari kanan) usai penandatanganan nota kesepahaman antara ITS dengan PT PELNI

ITS Chancellor Prof Dr Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng IPU AEng (three from right) and PT PELNI President Director Tri Andayani (four from right) after signing a memorandum of understanding between ITS and PT PELNI

ITS Campus, ITS News – Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) continues to escalate downstream through its PT ITS Tekno Sains. Various innovations from the ITS academic community are in collaboration with industry. This time, to support the development of the maritime sector, ITS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Cooperation Agreement (PKS) with PT PELNI, Monday (13/6).

Located in the ITS Rectorate Building, this MoU was signed directly by ITS Chancellor Prof Dr. Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng IPU AEng and PT PELNI President Director Tri Andayani. Deputy Chancellor IV for Research, Innovation, Cooperation, and Alumni Accompanying the signing, Bambang Pramujati ST MSc Eng PhD, Director of Freight Transportation and Sea Toll Road PT PELNI Yossianis Marciano, and several other leaders from the two.

In his speech, Tri Andayani revealed that this collaboration between PT PELNI and ITS was not the first time. PT PELNI has trusted ITS to modify its two passenger ships into ships that can also accommodate containers and heavy vehicles. “In addition to the business aspect, the cooperation that has been established also covers the academic field, such as certified internship programs, double degrees, and master programs,” he continued.

Direktur Utama PT PELNI Tri Andayani menyampaikan sambutannya dalam acara penandatanganan nota kesepahaman atau Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) dan Perjanjian Kerja Sama (PKS) antar ITS dengan PT PELNI

The President Director of PT PELNI Tri Andayani delivered his remarks at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Cooperation Agreement (PKS) between ITS and PT PELNI

Furthermore, the President Director of PT PELNI said that two-thirds of Indonesia’s territory is ocean, so the maritime industry has much business potential. PT PELNI has aspirations to increase its contribution to the development of the marine industry in Indonesia. “Therefore, we wish to collaborate with ITS again as a partner of PT PELNI to realize these aspirations,” he said.

The cooperation between ITS and PT PELNI includes the modification of several passenger ships belonging to PT PELNI, which have the potential to become 3-in-1 ships so that they can carry passengers, containers, and heavy vehicles. ITS itself was appointed to carry out feasibility studies, modification designs, detailed engineering designs of the ship. “We hope this cooperation can run smoothly and continue with other collaborations,” said Tri Andayani.

Rektor ITS Prof Dr Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng IPU AEng menyampaikan sambutannya dalam acara penandatanganan nota kesepahaman atau Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) dan Perjanjian Kerja Sama (PKS) dengan PT PELNI

ITS Chancellor Prof Dr Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng IPU AEng delivered his remarks at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Cooperation Agreement (PKS) with PT PELNI

In response to this, the ITS Chancellor, who is often called Ashari, enthusiastically welcomed the collaboration. According to him, the existence of ITS Science Techno Park (STP) in the maritime sector supports this collaboration considering various innovations that have been created by ITS. “We really appreciate this collaboration so that ITS innovations can be downstreamed and implemented directly to provide benefits for Indonesia,” he said.

Various ITS innovations will be applied to the PT PELNI ship modification project include autonomous life rafts, remotely life buoys, auto reporting cranes, mobile conveyors, and so on. “These are products from STP Maritim to add value to the safety, comfort, and service life of the PT PELNI ship that will be modified,” concluded Ashari. (ITS PR)

 

Reporter: Tyara Novia Andhin

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