Home120,000 hectares of Kerinci Seblat National Park destroyed Benoa clean Welcomes Cruise Ship DENPASAR,KOMPAS.com-GeneralManagerIIIBranchBenoaPortIndonesia, IwanSabatini, arguedthat ithas thedesireto makea specialmarinazonetoaccommodatecruise shipssmall to largesizes."Wehavevacant landaround the portand thatwe will usefor the program.In 2013wasbuilt,in linewith theroadtoll.The estimatedcost of aboutRp 4trillion,could be more,"he said at thePort ofBenoa,Denpasar, on Wednesday(30/11/2011),when accompanyingthe Minister ofTourismandCreative EconomyMariElkaPangestu. Inother countries, sightseeingcruisesare veryadvanced.Indonesiashouldcatchit. -IwanSabatini
Iwanadmitteduntilnow there is noinvestorin the countrywho are interested,butthere areprivate partiesfrom ChinaandSouthKoreaareshowing interest.Benoa Harbourwillbe builtalong975metersand750 meterswideoron an area of37hectares."Bali is verypromisingpropcruises.Inother countries, sightseeingcruisesare veryadvanced.Indonesiashouldcatchit,"he said.
Iwansaidthat thevisit ofcruiseshipsin the port ofBenoain 2011there was an increaseof about25 percentcomparedto2010,including the number ofpassengers."In 2010there are 28units ofcruise ships.Whileuntil theend of 2011there were 35cruiseshipsdocked atthe Port ofBenoa.For2012,there will be38cruise shipswilldock inBenoa.PassengersmostofChina,Singapore,andAustralia," addedIwan.