Royal HaskoningDHV Indonesia has shared port planning insights and its thoughts on future directions with the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) for the Indonesia chapter.
As part of a three-day Port Masterplan training course, vice chairman of PIANC Indonesia, Ade Darmawan, who is Director of Maritime and Aviation for Royal HaskoningDHV Indonesia, explained that Indonesia should seek knowledge transfers with developed countries to further accelerate its port infrastructures development. In this way, Indonesia can learn from the best experts around the world.
Ade explained: “Indonesia has major potential for future maritime growth. The key to unlocking this future is to collaborate with other markets and learn from their experiences.
“At Royal HaskoningDHV our vision is to Enhance Society Together. Harnessing opportunities for economic growth and creating jobs will change lives and drive prosperity. We’re committed to helping Indonesia realise its maritime aspirations.”
The event saw Royal HaskoningDHV Indonesia lead a series of in-depth lectures across three days. Topics included port masterplanning methodology, sustainability in port planning, and design of access channels. Speakers included Prof. Han Ligteringen from TU Delft, Laurence Benn, B.E from OMC Australia, and Ronald Stive, M.Sc from Royal HaskoningDHV.
PIANC Indonesia is a relatively new association, having formed in 2015. Its chairman is Rahman Hidayat of the Indonesian Ministry of Maritime Affairs, who holds the role of Assistant Deputy for Sailing, Fisheries, and Tourism Infrastructure.
Royal HaskoningDHV is a recognised leader in the field of maritime engineering, working with port operators and maritime clients all over the globe.