Shell to support Indonesia’s Maritime Highway Program
Nov 6, 2015
Jakarta, November 6, 2015 – Shell Marine Products (SMP) welcomes Indonesian Government’s plan to establish a maritime infrastructure and it offers wide range of marine lubricant products and service to support the program.
Shell Marine Products (SMP) is one of the leading suppliers of marine lubricants in Indonesia. Backed by its vast experience in the marine industry lasting over 100 years, SMP is looking forward to expanding its business in Indonesia, and cater to the growing demand for its high quality products and also its world- class technical and customer service.
“We are very excited with this initiative by the Indonesian government and are looking forward to supporting this program by working with the various ship owners and operators so that the vessels that would ply these new routes have a reliable supply of our high quality lubricants and services, tried and tested by our customers around the world,” said Jan Toschka, General Manager of Shell Marine Products.
The Government’s plan in maritime infrastructure development includes building highways, enhancing inter-island connectivity and upgrading port infrastructure within the Indonesian archipelago. Part of the plan is to develop 24 commercial seaports, over a thousand non-commercial seaports and procure 83 container ships, 26 bulk carriers and 500 passenger vessels by 2019.1
In Indonesia, SMP delivers its products to customers in Balikpapan, Banjarmasin, Batam, Bitung, Cikarang, Cilegon, Jakarta, Makasar, Medan, Samarinda, Sorong and Surabaya via its dedicated distributors that can deliver products safely and meet vessels’ location and schedule. Our distributors are also trained to deliver the world-class technical service standards we are known for.
Globally, SMP serves over 10,000 vessels, ranging from large ocean-going tankers to small fishing boats in over 540 ports across 43 countries. The advice and technical services we provide help our customers achieve maximum value from using our lubricant products across all types of machinery and equipment on a ship.
SMP customers also have 24/7 access to its International Customer Service Centre (iCSC). They will also be able to track their orders conveniently via SMP’s industry-first Shell Marine Products mobile app, available on both iOS and Android mobile platforms.
1 Source: Bappenas
Notes to Editors
- SMP offers a wide range of marine engine oils for both two-stroke and four stroke engines like Shell Alexia, Shell Argina, Shell Gadinia and Shell Mysella, as well as lubricants for like hydraulic oils, gear oils, stern tube fluid, compressor oils, greases, etc.
- Aside from its high quality products, SMP also offers its suite of technical services, including its Rapid Lubricants Analysis oil condition monitoring service, and its Rapid Lubricants Onboard Alert, a unique portable device that provides on board measurement and recording of magnetic iron content in oils and greases.
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