Indonesia to start work on £150m cruise terminal


Indonesia is weeks away from dredging a bay on Bali to build a £150 million port facility in an effort to attract “the rich guy”.

After five years of planning, work is expected to begin next month. The resulting marina and cruise terminal on Bali’s southern tip will become the nation’s largest port, able to accommodate three cruise ships at once, each carrying as many as 5,000 passengers. Ari Askhara, chief executive of state-owned Pelindo III, the company behind the development, said he wants to lure luxury travellers from the yacht clubs of Singapore.

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