goodmorningpapua.com – PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Persero) or Pelni made adjustments to the route of pioneer ships in Papua. This was condcuted to support the top of religious activities in the Waropen Regency of Papua.
“To support the smooth running of religious activities by the Pentecostal Church in Indonesia (GPDI), we are adjusting the route pattern of 10 pioneer ships to ensure thousands of participants arrive at Waren Harbor on June 26 and 27,” said Pelni Passenger Transportation Business Director Yahya Kuncoro in a written statement, Sunday. (26/6/2022).
Before the Synod Session as the culmination of activities, GPDI will hold a series of activities, including Youth Camp for the Pentecostal Church in Papua on 27 June to 1 July 2022. Then, the Seventh-day Adventist Church Camping in Jayapura on 1-12 July and at its peak, the Session Synod on 18-24 July 2022 in Waropen District.
“We hope that all activities can run smoothly, and the Papuan people will increasingly feel the real benefits of the presence of pioneer ships in the Papua region,” said Yahya.
He ensured that Pelni’s support for organizing events by GPDI could not be separated from government support through assignments. By providing support to the Papuan people for the GPDI event, it is hoped that the Papuan people in particular can feel the direct role of pioneer ships in meeting the transportation needs of the archipelagic community.
“For the entire series of activities, it is estimated that there are 10 thousand participants transported by 10 pioneer ships operated by Pelni,” said Yahya.
He added that areas and pioneer ships undergoing route adjustments during GPDI activities included Jayapura, which had four ships. The ships are KM Sabuk Nusantara or KM Sanus 81, KM Sanus 58, KM Sanus 96, and KM Sanus 98.
The other four regions are Serui (KM Sanus 81 and KM Sanus 98) and Sarmi (KM Sanus 58). Then also in Biak (KM Sanus 94), Sorong and Manokwari (KM Sanus 112), and Wasior and Nabire (KM Sanus 63).
“All the ships will also bring the participants back to their home regions after the event ends in early July. We have also prepared two supplementary fleet units if needed at any time for the smooth running of the event,” said Yahya.
Waren Harbor in Waropen Regency, Papua already has an adequate concrete pier for the Pioneer Ship to dock. In general, said Yahya, Waren Harbor has a pier length of 100 meters and a width of eight meters.