Jababeka Morotai https://www.jababekamorotai.com THE HUB TO INDONESIAN AND ASEAN MARKETS Wed, 28 Sep 2022 02:25:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.17 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/logo_jababeka_morotai-150x150.jpg Jababeka Morotai https://www.jababekamorotai.com 32 32 Jababeka and WIR ASIA Agree to Develop Metaverse Technology in Morotai SEZ https://www.jababekamorotai.com/en/jababeka-and-wir-asia-agree-to-develop-metaverse-technology-in-morotai-sez/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=jababeka-and-wir-asia-agree-to-develop-metaverse-technology-in-morotai-sez Wed, 28 Sep 2022 02:25:50 +0000 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/?p=1772 Jababeka and WIR ASIA Agree to Develop Metaverse Technology in Morotai SEZ Read More »

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WIR Group (PT WIR Asia Tbk.), a leading Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based technology company in Southeast Asia that has obtained 5 (five) global patents for AR registered in the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), is collaborating with PT Jababeka Tbk. through one of its subsidiaries, namely PT Jababeka Morotai, regarding plans to develop digital technology, especially virtual reality or metaverse in special economic zones (SEZ) Morotai – Morotai Island, North Maluku Province.

The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between PT Jababeka Morotai and PT WIR Asia Tbk. on the Development of Metaverse Technology was carried out by Basuri Tjahaja Purnama as President Director of PT Jababeka Morotai and Setiawan Mardjuki as Director of PT Jababeka Morotai with Gupta Sitorus, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer of WIR Group at the Board of Directors Room, 25th floor, Batavia Tower- Central Jakarta on Monday (5/09/2022).

The plan, through this collaboration, both parties will develop the implementation of digital technology created by WIR Group as “Metaverse Indonesia” and other services to develop the potential of natural beauty and resorts in the Morotai SEZ.

Basuri Tjahaja Purnama expressed his appreciation to WIR Group for opening a cooperation space for PT Jababeka Morotai. “This MoU is quite important, because if this cooperation can be done well, this will be a breakthrough to accelerate digitalization on Morotai Island as well as our offering to the people of Morotai so that they can get to know the world of the metaverse more closely,” said Basuri.

PT Jababeka Morotai is a business entity that builds and manages the Morotai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) engaged in tourism, industry, logistics and export processing in Morotai Island Regency, North Maluku Province. Morotai SEZ has the advantages of strategic geo- and historical and nautical tourism with enchanting coastal and underwater beauty.

Gupta Sitorus explained that his party had spoken to PT Jababeka about the cooperation plan that would be carried out in the future. “WIR Group and PT Jababeka Morotai have a common vision, namely wanting to develop industrial digitalization, especially the metaverse world in the Morotai community. We hope that the signing of this MoU will be the starting point of the collaboration between WIR Group and Jababeka to jointly explore Jababeka’s business development potential in the metaverse,” said Gupta.

“It is an honor for us to receive trust from Jababeka to build their presence in the metaverse. We hope that everything resulting from this cooperation will be a positive contribution to Jababeka, both in terms of Jababeka’s image as a company and from the commercial side,” concluded Gupta.

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Realizing Green Island, Jababeka Morotai and QDJapan Signed Cooperation on PV CROAS Solar Power Plant Pilot Project in Morotai SEZ https://www.jababekamorotai.com/en/realizing-green-island-jababeka-morotai-and-qdjapan-signed-cooperation-on-pv-croas-solar-power-plant-pilot-project-in-morotai-sez/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=realizing-green-island-jababeka-morotai-and-qdjapan-signed-cooperation-on-pv-croas-solar-power-plant-pilot-project-in-morotai-sez Tue, 27 Sep 2022 09:59:52 +0000 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/?p=1769 Realizing Green Island, Jababeka Morotai and QDJapan Signed Cooperation on PV CROAS Solar Power Plant Pilot Project in Morotai SEZ Read More »

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JAKARTA – PT Jababeka Morotai as the developer and management of the Morotai Special Economic Zone, and QDJAPAN CO., LTD signed a cooperation agreement related to the construction of a pilot Solar Power Plant (PLTS) with a special solar panel or photovoltaic (PV) device, in the Morotai Special Economic Zone – Morotai Island, North Maluku Province.

The signing of the cooperation agreement between PT Jababeka Morotai and QDJAPAN CO.,LTD. was carried out by Basuri Tjahaja Purnama as President Director of PT Jababeka Morotai with Tadashi Kawamoto as CEO of QDJAPAN CO.,LTD at the Board of Directors Room, 25th floor, Batavia Tower- Central Jakarta on Friday (9/09/2022).

After the signing of this cooperation, the two sides will jointly develop about a pilot solar pv with a special PV in the Morotai SEZ. Where Jababeka Morotai will provide the location, land, take care of all permits for the construction of power plants and the delivery of spare parts and solar panel machines. While QDJAPAN CO., LTD provides the entire manufacturing chain of PV plant construction, from spare parts, solar panel machines to their construction.

For your information, the solar power plant with a special PV device in question is the QD (Quantam Dot) Solar System or CROAS developed by QDJAPAN. This is a solar panel machine that can function for 24 hours. In addition, this rotating solar panel machine can still produce electricity even though there is no sun.

Tadashi Kawamoto as CEO of QDJAPAN CO., LTD admitted that he was happy and welcomed this collaboration. Because this is in line with QDJapan’s mission to reduce carbon emissions and integrate aspects of environmental sustainability, the Morotai SEZ has good business potential. The plan is that the CROAS PV Solar Power Plant project in Morotai is an initial project where in the future it can open a new technology solar panel plant to support renewable energy in Indonesia.

“Today is an activity for us to build a pilot solar power plant project using PV CROAS. That’s because we see many opportunities and opportunities in this area located on the edge of Indonesia, especially related to the lack of facilities and infrastructure. With the presence of a pilot solar power plant

PV CROAS later, we hope to provide environmental and economic benefit value. We also believe in the capacity and competence of Jababeka Morotai as the developer and manager of the Morotai SEZ,” said Tadashi.

The same thing was also conveyed by Basuri Tjahaja Purnama. He said he was happy with this strategic synergy and believed that the project could be realized quickly and run smoothly. Because, Jababeka Morotai – one of the subsidiaries of Jababeka Group, is ready to meet the needs requested by QD Japan.

“This cooperation is very strategic for PT Jababeka Morotai and the Morotai community in general. If this cooperation goes well, this solar power plant has the potential to encourage the acceleration of the provision of lighting throughout the Morotai SEZ and agricultural systems in Morotai, such as hydroponics, because vegetables on Morotai Island are the result of their own production,” he explained.

Furthermore, Basuri is optimistic that the establishment of the PV CROAS solar power plant in the Morotai SEZ in the long term will make Morotai a green island. Various types of businesses in various fields, such as agriculture, logistics, hospitals and tourist areas, can enjoy green energy with the best quality and competitive prices.

After this signing, the two parties have agreed to visit the Morotai SEZ at the end of September 2022. It aims to see the solar power plant construction site and technical feasibility study and record the need for goods. The plan is that the solar power plant with PV CROAS can already operate in 2023.

For your information, PT Jababeka Morotai is a business entity that builds and manages the Morotai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) which is engaged in tourism, industry, logistics and export processing in Morotai Island Regency, North Maluku Province. Morotai SEZ has the advantages of strategic geo- and historical and nautical tourism with enchanting coastal and underwater beauty. While QDJAPAN CO.,LTD is a Legal Entity established under the laws of the State of Japan.

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Jababeka Morotai – Lanal Morotai Raises Flag Under the Sea With Tame Sharks https://www.jababekamorotai.com/en/jababeka-morotai-lanal-morotai-raises-flag-under-the-sea-with-tame-sharks/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=jababeka-morotai-lanal-morotai-raises-flag-under-the-sea-with-tame-sharks Tue, 23 Aug 2022 06:27:54 +0000 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/?p=1757 Jababeka Morotai – Lanal Morotai Raises Flag Under the Sea With Tame Sharks Read More »

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Celebrating the 77th Anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia, Jababeka Morotai as the developer and manager of the Morotai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) together with the Morotai Sea Base (Lanal) carried out flag raising under the sea which was carried out in 77 spots throughout Indonesia. The flag-raising ceremony under the sea was carried out at a diving spot called Mitita Shark Point at a depth of 18 meters below sea level, last Wednesday (17/8), on Mitita Island, Morotai Island.

For your information, the Mitita Shark Point diving spot on Morotai Island is one of the strong attractions that makes local and foreign tourists come so that it’s included in the list of 10 New Balis by the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy. In these diving spots, divers can swim with blacktip sharks or blackfin sharks that are known to be tame with clear sea water.

The raising of the red and white flag went safely and successfully. Susan Wijaya as General Manager of Jababeka Morotai explained that there were 34 divers from various agencies, namely the Morotai lanal diving team, the Polairud diving team, the Basarnas diving team, the POSSI diving team and Jababeka Morotai.

“Our goal is to participate, nothing other than to enliven the 77th independence day of the Republic of Indonesia. And thank God it went smoothly,” explained Susan, at the Batavia Tower, Jakarta, Thursday (18/8/2022).

In addition, Susan added, Jababeka Morotai – one of the subsidiaries of PT Jababeka Tbk – wants to also contribute to society and the environment, especially preserving the sea.

“As directed by Mr. Kasal, Admiral of the TNI Yudo Margono, to maintain synergy and foster a sense of community with agencies with the community and maintain the sustainability of the sea, we want to also be involved in maintaining the sustainability of the sea,” he explained.

Not to forget, Susan expressed her gratitude and appreciation to the Navy and Commander of the Navy Base Morotai Lt. Col. (P) Amin Wibowo, S.T who provided the opportunity to contribute and synergize in raising the red and white flag under the sea.

“Hopefully this activity can become an annual activity,” hoped Susan.

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Jababeka Morotai Together with Ocean Mitramas and Indo Numfor Pacific to Form Consortium for Developing Fishing Industry in Morotai Island https://www.jababekamorotai.com/en/forming-a-consortium-jababeka-morotai-together-with-ocean-mitramas-and-indo-numfor-pacific-are-ready-to-develop-the-fishing-industry-of-morotai-island/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=forming-a-consortium-jababeka-morotai-together-with-ocean-mitramas-and-indo-numfor-pacific-are-ready-to-develop-the-fishing-industry-of-morotai-island Wed, 08 Jun 2022 03:03:31 +0000 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/?p=1746 Jababeka Morotai Together with Ocean Mitramas and Indo Numfor Pacific to Form Consortium for Developing Fishing Industry in Morotai Island Read More »

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PT Jababeka Tbk, through one of its subsidiaries, PT Jababeka Morotai together with PT Ocean Mitramas and PT Indo Numfor Pacific agrees to form a fishing consortium to develop fishing industry in the Special Economic Zone of Morotai, Morotai Island, North Maluku Province.

The Cooperation Agreement is signed by Basuri Tjahaja Purnama as the President Director of PT Jababeka Morotai, Setiawan Mardjuki as the Director of PT Jababeka Morotai, together with Julius Dharma Liman as the President Director of PT Ocean Mitramas and Rino Febrian as the Director of Indo Numfor Pacific at Menara Batavia – Central Jakarta, Tuesday (17/05/2022).

On the same occasion, the fishing consortium also agrees to support and compliant to the government measured fishing policy. The consortium realizes that measured fishing policy is necessary for ecological balance to maintain the health of the sea.

After the signing of this cooperation agreement, Jababeka Morotai together with Ocean Mitramas and Indo Numfor Pacific promptly visited Morotai SEZ, in order to complete all the preparation necessary so that the project can be started as soon as possible.

Basuri Tjahaja Purnama, the President Director of PT Jababeka Morotai, warmly welcomes the consortium cooperation and hopes that this will be a successful collaboration, considering Morotai Island has an incredible potential for fishery. According to the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, potential from the fishery resources is around 68.5 thousand tons per year, while its production output is only around 6.272 tons per year. It means that fishery productivity in Morotai Island is still relatively low.

“We are committed to further developing Morotai Island, and the forming of this consortium is one of our efforts to develop the fishing industry and also to improve the welfare of the Morotai community,” Basuri explained, after the signing ceremony.

Similar remark is also conveyed by Julius Dharma Liman as the President Director of PT Ocean Mitramas. He is happy to take part of the consortium and believes that this cooperation will be successful, which will bring a positive impact toward all parties.

Meanwhile, Rino Febrian, the Director of PT Indo Numfor Pacific stated that their party is well prepared to provide all things needed to immediately execute the project.

“We are ready to provide everything that is needed. We hope this cooperation can go smoothly and the project can start immediately in 2022,” said Rino.

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The Pade Hotel & Resort Group Expands Business to Morotai SEZ https://www.jababekamorotai.com/en/the-pade-hotel-resort-group-expands-business-to-morotai-sez/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-pade-hotel-resort-group-expands-business-to-morotai-sez Wed, 16 Mar 2022 02:17:29 +0000 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/?p=1720 The Pade Hotel & Resort Group Expands Business to Morotai SEZ Read More »

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The Pade Hotel & Resort Group expanded its business to Morotai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) located on Morotai Island- North Maluku Province. This followed the land purchase that had been made between The Pade Hotel & Resort Group and a subsidiary of PT Jababeka Tbk, namely Jababeka Morotai as the management and developer of Morotai SEZ.

The Pade Hotel & Resort Group is one of the leading hotel groups operating in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD) province. Currently The Pade Hotel & Resort Group has two development areas, namely in Banda Aceh which is a Boutique Hotel where it offers the ease of staying for vacation and business with complete facilities. Starting from meeting rooms, conferences, gyms, spas, international standard swimming pools, and restaurants with varied food menus – both local and international. The second location is The Pade Resort located in Sabang City, right on the shores of the beautiful Andaman Sea and surrounded by interesting spots for the hospital. This resort is also famous for its complete facilities, especially for diving needs. Starting from the ship’s facilities, diving equipment, to experienced guides.

The hotel development plan will be in the area of Tanjung Dehegila – Morotai SEZ. The Pade Hotel & Resort Group will build star resorts and hotels on an international scale.

Furthermore, the development of the Pade Hotel in Morotai SEZ will lead to a fusion of the two previous hotel and resort developments located in NAD, namely for business and leisure, especially diving and surfing.

Then, The Pade Hotel & Resort Group will make complete facilities that pamper tourists. Starting from complete MICE facilities, such as meeting rooms and supporting tools to organize events, complete diving facilities, and interesting diving spots to visit, such as rocks, ships and vehicles relics of World War II and natural beauty in small islands around Morotai Island.

According to Basuri Tjahaja Purnama as President Director of PT Jababeka Morotai, with the joining of The Pade Hotel & Resort Group to Morotai SEZ on Morotai Island, it will accelerate the development of Morotai Island together with investors who have joined, namely RCI Group from Taiwan – which will build hotels and resorts, theme parks & housing with the concept of castles as well as shopping centers and commercial buildings.

“Currently, two resorts have been built in the Tanjung Dehegila area to meet the holiday needs of tourists, namely D’Aloha Resort & Marahai Resort,” explained Basuri, at Batavia Tower- Jakarta, recently.

Meanwhile, according to Surya Adiwijaya Soepono as Founder & Chairman of The Pade Group, the reason The Pade Hotel & Resort Group is interested in expanding its business to Morotai SEZ, because of the presence of central and regional government support located in its status as a Special Economic Zone. This is indicated by the ease of licensing through one stop service facilities and various incentives such as tax holiday or tax allowance (corporate income tax reduction) for up to 20 years, free Value Added Tax (VAT), free import duties, and other non-fiscal benefits.

In addition, he added, also to realize the vision of The Pade’s mission called to help advance the potential of local tourism in areas that have not been explored optimally, while also helping to improve the competence of the sons and daughters of areas where property operates.

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Polish Ambassador Amazed by the Beauty of Morotai Island https://www.jababekamorotai.com/en/polish-ambassador-amazed-by-the-beauty-of-morotai-island/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=polish-ambassador-amazed-by-the-beauty-of-morotai-island Tue, 15 Mar 2022 05:03:20 +0000 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/?p=1713 Polish Ambassador Amazed by the Beauty of Morotai Island Read More »

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MOROTAI ISLAND in Halmahera-North Maluku has been known as an island that has a Special Economic Zone  often visited by investors or various parties because of the prospective business in Morotai SEZ.

One of them, most recently, was His Excellency Beata Stoczyńska  as Ambassador of Poland. For seven days from November 21 to November 26, 2021, His Excellency Stoczyńska made a working visit to see potential business opportunities in Morotai SEZ that could be “worked on” by Polish entrepreneurs, especially in the fields of energy, environment, trade, tourism and education.

In a visit accompanied by her husband and Michal Weglarz as a representative of the Political and Economic Attaché of the Polish Embassy, Her Excellency Stoczyńska along with the entourage of Polish ambassadors took the time to meet and discuss with the morotai district government regarding business licensing and local government support for Polish investors interested in investing in Morotai.

Then, the manager and developer of the Morotai Special Economic Zone invited to invite dinner at D’Aloha Resort Restaurant with dishes originating from the waters around Morotai, namely fresh seafood and tuna sashimi. Led by Susan Wijaya as General Manager of PT. Jababeka Morotai, several things that became a topic of discussion at the dinner, namely the potential for cooperation in the fields of energy, fisheries, tourism and education.

“Our chat, just a casual chat about the potential that Morotai SEZ has, namely in the fields of energy, fisheries, and tourism, which we hope is clearly illustrated in the visit of His Excellency Mrs. Stoczyńska,” susan explained.

Meanwhile, His Excellency Stoczyńska said that her visit to Morotai was an invitation from Basuri Tjahaja Purnama as President Director of PT Jababeka Morotai in a meeting at the Polish Embassy office in Jakarta, some time ago.

Invite a group of hopping island ambassadors

Not to forget, the management of KEK Morotai also invited the polish ambassador’s entourage to do hopping island. The goal, so that they can witness with their own eyes the beauty of the small islands around Morotai Island.

For example, Pasir Timbul Island, an island that only arises when sea level recedes with smooth white sand beaches, and clear sea water as clear as crystal, and tourists can lie relaxed at sea level because it has high salt levels.

After that, the group was taken to Kokoya Island which is an uninhabited empty island. All the ambassadors’ entourage seemed amazed because when they came to Kokoya Island bak was on a private island. “And all around them is just white sand and beautiful coral reefs,” susan explained.

Then, the group also stopped near Dodola Island and did snorkeling. Here, His Excellency Stoczyńska can no longer cover her admiration for the underwater beauty of Morotai Island. Coral corals of various colors and various types of fish that only exist in the sea of Eastern Indonesia make him fall in love with Morotai.

“Wow, it’s like in Heaven,” he said several times.

His Excellency Stoczyńska said that she really enjoyed the beautiful natural scenery around Dodola Island and was grateful to have the opportunity to enjoy the charm of morotai underwater beauty. Moreover, the atmosphere on the quiet island of Dodola, making The body of Her Majesty Stoczyńska so relaxed.

Closing hopping island on Morotai Island, His Excellency Stoczyńska and his entourage visited Zum-zum Island which is also called McArthur Island. Why is that? Because on Zum-zum Island is the hideout of General McArthur, the leader of allied army forces in World War II against the Japanese. General Mc Arthur is known for his “I shall return” and is evidenced by returning to Morotai and winning the battle against the Japanese.

His Excellency Stoczyńska also really enjoyed the relics of World War II historical items by looking directly at the trails on Morotai Island that can easily be seen along the Morotai islands and World War II museums.

Promise to return to Morotai Island

At the end of the day, Stoczyńska said she would return for a holiday and stay longer to dive with black fin sharks and dive to see shipwrecks, warships and jeeps left over from World War II on the seabed.

In addition, His Excellency Stoczyńska explained that she had enough to understand the potential of Morotai SEZ– one of the subsidiaries of PT Jababeka Tbk. Starting from tourism, logistics to the fishing industry. He said he would convey the potential of Morotai SEZ to friendly countries in Europe and entrepreneurs in Poland.

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Morotai SEZ, Green Island Ready to Support G20 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/en/morotai-sez-green-island-ready-to-support-g20/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=morotai-sez-green-island-ready-to-support-g20 Tue, 15 Mar 2022 03:55:35 +0000 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/?p=1705 Morotai SEZ, Green Island Ready to Support G20 Read More »

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PT JABABEKA Tbk, through one of its subsidiaries, PT Jababeka Morotai agreed to form a consortium with Kyudenko Corporation (Kyudenko) and PT Santomo Resources Indonesia (Santomo) to participate in the tender of the Independent Power Producer (IPP) Solar Power Plant (PLTS) project in Morotai Special Economic Zone- on Morotai Island, North Maluku Province.

The formation of this consortium is a step to respond to electricity needs in Morotai Island, especially in the Morotai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and readiness to respond to PT PLN’s plan as outlined in the National Electricity Supply Business Plan (RUPTL) 2021-2030.

Meanwhile, the signing of the cooperation agreement letter was carried out by Basuri Tjahaja Purnama as President Director of PT Jababeka Morotai, Setiawan Mardjuki as Director of PT Jababeka Morotai, with Shigetomi Norio as Chief Representative of Kyudenko, and Tomoichi Yamaguchi as President Director of Santomo in President Lounge, ground floor, Batavia Tower- Central Jakarta, Monday (01/24/2022).

As a division of its duties, Jababeka Morotai will act as land management and industrial estate formation, while Kyudenko and Santomo supply solar panels and other components, as well as construction.

Yamaguchi explained that Santomo was very happy to be a member of the consortium. Jababeka is a leading developer of industrial estates and Kyudenko is the No.1 EPC company for solar power generation in Japan. According to him, this consortium is the most suitable consortium for PLTS in Morotai.

Along with this, Shigetomi Norio considers that the signatories are efforts by Japan and Indonesia – which are both members of the G20 – to work together to reduce carbon emissions and reduce the effects of climate change. Because, Kyudenko has long conducted a survey related to the application of renewable energy in Indonesia, and realized its potential is very large in Indonesia. This is because the shape of the Indonesian state in the form of islands and its people spread to all the islands.

“Previously related to this project, we have experienced PLTS demonstration project in Sumba Island in collaboration with BPPT (which has been renamed BRIN). Pln central and regional, as well as stakeholder relations have seen together that Kyudenko can supply stable energy from PLTS.

They also expressed interest in us to build in other areas not as a demonstration project but as an actual project. Therefore, we are working closely with Jababeka Morotai in conducting a feasibility study and that’s where we see enormous potential in Morotai,” said Shigetomi Norio.

Basuri is also very optimistic about the development plan of IPP PLTS in Morotai SEZ, because each consortium member has complementary advantages so that this project can run well if realized. He also stated that preparations regarding the requirements and construction planning had been carried out.

Morotai SEZ tenants, such as business people and investors in fisheries, logistics, hospitals, data centers, other industries, as well as tourist areas such as theme parks and resorts, will be able to enjoy green energy with the best quality and competitive prices.

In addition, basuri concluded, with the status of special economic zone, tenants will also get special facilities, in the form of facilities for ease of licensing and taxation including tax holiday / taxiIncentives, customs, excise, goods traffic, employment, immigration, land and spatial planning, and business licensing.

PT Jababeka Morotai is a business entity appointed by the President to develop and manage the Morotai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) as stated in Government Regulation No. 50/2014. Morotai has an incredible beauty of the sea, as well as infinite natural resources so Morotai was chosen by the government as one of the new Bali destinations and the National Strategic Project.

Sementara itu, Kyudenko Corporation adalah salah satu perusahaan Jepang yang bergerak di bidang desain dan konstruksi fasilitas kelistrikan, fasilitas HVAC (heating, ventilation, dan air conditioning) dan plumbing; fasilitas sanitasi; pencegahan kebakaran; fasilitas distribusi tenaga listrik dan fasilitas tenaga listrik bawah tanah; fasilitas informasi dan telekomunikasi; serta fasilitas energi terbarukan.

 

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Drive Adrenaline in Morotai Waters with Shark Scubadiving, Challenging But Fun! https://www.jababekamorotai.com/en/drive-adrenaline-in-morotai-waters-with-shark-scubadiving-challenging-but-fun/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=drive-adrenaline-in-morotai-waters-with-shark-scubadiving-challenging-but-fun Tue, 27 Oct 2020 03:31:41 +0000 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/?p=1618 Drive Adrenaline in Morotai Waters with Shark Scubadiving, Challenging But Fun! Read More »

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The activity of tourism in the waters of Morotai Island is increasingly excited. Not only white sand and beautiful beaches as well as historical tours, the Special Economic Zone managed by PT Jababeka Morotai also has adrenaline-challenging tourist attractions that are rarely found in other tourist destinations.

Is the “Shark Scubadiving” which invites travelers to dive together with reef sharks in the wild. The types of sharks on Morotai Island include black fin sharks, white fin sharks, gray reef sharks, whale sharks, halmahera walking sharks, hammerhead sharks to bull sharks.

To be able to meet these marine animals, travelers must dive 19 to 21 meters deep under the sea. It is at this depth that dozens of blacktip reef sharks usually swim back and forth.

“This is the largest collection of blackfin sharks I have encountered while diving in Morotai. An unforgettable experience meeting the legendary creatures that inhabit the Morotai sea, “said Paul, one of the researchers from Marine Change who has visited tourist destinations.

To feel the sensation of swimming with sharks, travelers don’t need to worry. Because in this diving spot, there is a dive center that provides a guide for tourists who want to enjoy the thrill of diving in this place. Besides being trained, these guides have also studied the behavior of sharks.

One of the interesting dive points is Mitita Shark Dive Point. Here, divers will be treated to very interesting attractions. They can swim with sharks and take pictures with them.

This activity is indeed inviting divers’ curiosity, so it’s no wonder that more and more tourists are coming to dive and have a closer look at the ruler of the ocean.

This can be seen from the number of divers in Morotai which has increased since 2013. Per year around 400 to 1,000 visitors come to Morotai.

Every year, tourist visits to the island which is also known as the Maldives of Indonesia continue to increase along with better tourism facilities and infrastructure such as ports, tourist boats and dive operators.

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Morotai Island, “Paradise” for Divers and Travelers https://www.jababekamorotai.com/en/morotai-island-paradise-for-divers-and-travelers/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=morotai-island-paradise-for-divers-and-travelers Tue, 04 Aug 2020 03:03:49 +0000 https://www.jababekamorotai.com/?p=1597 Morotai Island, “Paradise” for Divers and Travelers Read More »

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MOROTAI is an island in the Halmahera Islands that has amazing natural and marine charm. Even so beautiful, Morotai Island was dubbed the Maldives of Indonesia. Many travelers fell in love with Morotai Island to make it back again and again.

Like at home

One of them is Riyo Sudjana, a diver and businessman. Yes, he admitted that he could go on holiday 2-3 times to Morotai Island. That’s because Riyo has been fascinated by the beauty of nature and the friendliness of the people.

At first Riyo fell in love with its natural beauty, only then did she fall in love with the hospitality of the Morotai people. Riyo felt that hospitality when she came to Morotai the second time by herself. For almost two weeks he lived and toured Morotai Island – to get to know Morotai Island better, and Riyo felt a match between himself and the character of the Morotai community.

Riyo told me that she could talk “at length” at the homes of local residents who were unfamiliar or new to her. And they themselves do not feel uncomfortable chatting with Riyo – who is actually a migrant. That is what makes Riyo gradually feel comfortable when taking a trip to Morotai Island.

“I am a divers, I have been diving everywhere. Almost all of the Eastern Indonesian diving spots I have tried, such as Labuan Bajo, Raja Ampat, and diving spots in Sulawesi. But nothing makes me feel at home. Only in Morotai I feel right at home, “Riyo said over the telephone, recently.

“If in Morotai, do not be surprised if you pass through a residential community, then you are offered to stop by to just have coffee or chat. The first time, to be honest, I was surprised to be offered a stop over. “How comehave been offered to stop by, youhave you just met you?” I asked myself. But once playing to other areas apparently local residents like to stop by too. And finally I became aware of ‘oh this is because the character of the community (friendly-friendly), “added Riyo.

Each diving spot has its own uniqueness.

While for its natural beauty, Riyo rate Morotai Island is one of the best diving spots in Indonesia. Because Morotai Island has 28 diving spots, each of which has its own uniqueness. Is that, blacktip sharks, ships and used cars of World War II, the currents, coral, to the cave.

Diving on Matita Island, (Photo: Riyo Sudjana)

“Plus, transportation to Morotai is easy. From the airport to the place of lodging, D Aloha Resort, only 10 minutes. If from Halmahera you want to take the ferry just four hours, so you don’t get tired at “If you go diving somewhere else it’s usually more than that. It can be 10 hours. That’s what weusually diver think twice about. Well , there’s an airport here,” explained the former chef.

Until now, Riyo claimed, still likes traveling to Morotai alone. But later he also doubles as a trip planner, where Riyo brings her friends to get to know Morotai Island better. Is that a model, presenter, lawyer, and other professions that have plenty of time for a vacation.

View guarantee

One thing that Riyo promised to her friends when inviting Morotai Island is a view guarantee withspots diving a variety of. According to him, it was not much offered at other tourist destinations. Moreover, tourist attractions in the Morotai Special Economic Zone. Because Jababeka Morotai – as a regional developer – has also provided supporting facilities for travelers, such as resorts and homestays, therefore, it is rarely that refuses Riyo’s offer when he offers a package trip to Morotai.

“From the natural beauty of the underwater, the view is guaranteed. View guarantee. The sea in Morotai is very different. I have been to diving places, ranging from domestic to overseas, such as in Australia.

If on the Morotai Island, diving spots it varies, I want to dive with ‘beautiful’; play with colorful small fish on coral but not deep, there is Morotai on it, or want to play ‘deep’, play on a boat (karam), play on currents are fast or slow, or do you want caving? Everything is there. Do you want to chase a mola or a killer whale? Here are the paths and times, “Riyo added.

In fact, Riyo added, in Morotai there is a 300-meter cluster of corals on Rao-Morotai Island which according to the International NGO Coral Research Institute is older than the coral group in Raja Ampat. It’s just that not many people know.

Diving on various reefs, (Photo: Riyo Sudjana)

“Therefore, I invited many of my friends here to let them know. ‘Just relax, in Morotai there are many choices. So you will not be bored,’ I said. if we want to dive to Banda, for example. When we have finished exploring diving spots there, then we will go home. We can get just one spot. If you can get a lot in Morotai, just choose, “explained Riyo.

 Beyond diving

For those of you who don’t want to dive, Morotai Island is also a fun tourist spot. You will not run out of activity while there. On Morotai Island, you can explore beautiful uninhabited islands. One of them is to Dodola, an iconic destination on the island of Morotai. “There you can relax, take photos, swim on the edge of the island where the water is very clear,” explained Riyo.

Dodola Island, (Photo: Riyo Sudjana)

“Fishing is also one of the activities that fascinate at Morotai. Because you do not necessarily have to go to the sea. Quite 30 minutes was able to tuna that big.

If fishing on the island of Java, it we must out to sea with a 5-6 hour trip. Later, so we can fish, directly into the fish processing at the seaside. More in-fillet flesh, so delicious sashimi really sure if eaten. Fresh really because, “said Riyo .

Fishing in the sea Morotai, (Photo: Riyo Sudjana)

“In Morotai you can also see dolphins from the beach. Where else can it be. Must go to the sea. Must be a joint (money) first. If you want the adrenaline, You can go offroad and tracking to the King’s Waterfall, the cave where the Japanese army used to hide, or enter the forest to look for birds endemic to the islands of Eastern Indonesia, “explained Riyo.

Fishing in the sea Morotai, (Photo: Riyo Sudjana)

According to Riyo, divers or travelers need to try a vacation to Morotai Island – at least once in a lifetime. Because the charm that is presented by Morotai Island is not inferior to Labuan Bajo, Raja Ampat or Bali.

“Many benchmark vote for diving it Labuan Bajo or Raja Ampat, and if you want cheap it was to Bali. But if I say, ‘cobain deh to Morotai’. Labuan Bajo that the current is strong, so just for the diver who got licenses advance.Beginners do not we can. In Morotai, there are diving spots for beginners, for advance too, we can dive in and out of the cave. Enter at a depth of 28 meters and exit at a depth of 32 meters. About the price, Morotai is also friendly, “he said.

The best season in Morotai

What about the best season itself in Morotai? Riyo suggested in March to September. Because this period is the bestseason sea ​​tourismin Morotai.

However, that does not mean that outside the season is not good. It’s just that after September, not all of them are good. “In the best season, all the tourism is good. The sea is calm and the water is clear. While for fishing tuna and big pelagic fish, it is better in September to February, because in that period the waves are strong,” he said.

“How many days should you spend on Morotai? In my opinion, if you are diving, 4-5 days is worth it. We recommend a week. Because for diving to one spot, it takes ‘time to eat’ all day, that is to leave early in the morning, return home in the afternoon. diving, the next day ‘beaten’ diving again, the body ‘fall out’. A week is the minimum, so that the body can rest. If you want to try the ‘land tour’ it only needs to add more days, “concluded Riyo.

If you don’t want to bother to arrange the trip, you can contact D’Aloha Resort, which already has a complete trip package – whether diving, hopping island and various other tours on Morotai Island. D’Aloha will meet your needs wherever your destination choices, ranging from accommodation, transportation, professional guides while in Morotai, to the shuttle to Leo Wattimena Morotai Airport.

One of the rooms provided by D’Aloha Resort, (Photo: Jababeka Morotai)

Until now, more and more travelers are returning to Morotai because of its natural beauty as Riyo felt. Some even bought property there. As for what is usually bought by tourists is usually Falila Loft Studio, a modern apartment with a price of 180 million that can be paid in installments of around 1.5 million per month.

The reason they bought their own apartment so that they no longer need to pay accommodation costs while in Morotai as well as passive income because the apartment can be rented out to the public or tourists. It can even be sold to foreigners because it is in a Special Economic Zone. If you want to find out more about Falila Loft Studio, you can check it athttps://www.jababekamorotai.com/falila-loft-studio/

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ENJOY the “elegance” of Morotai Island will certainly not be satisfied if we don’t stay there. Beautiful sunset in the morning to be the moment of the most eagerly awaited for the millennial generation and z Amendment traveling.
There are many lodging options on Morotai Island, but one of the resorts that can be selected is the D’Aloha Resort. The reason is, this resort has a location on the shoreline, so that tourists do not need to walk far if you want to swim or dive to enjoy the beauty of the marine life inside.

 

Yunizar, Manager of D Aloha Resort PT. Jababeka Morotai Tbk said that D’Aloha Resort was opened to the public at the beginning of 2013. Having an area of ​​4.5 hectares, the resort has 25 units of cottage.
“Of the 25 cottages , one of them is used for facilities day center while the remaining 24 are divided into 3 types, 2 types are premium, namely type 2 rooms, then there is another type of deluxe with one room or studio type,” said Nizar.
Interestingly, Nizar said that the whole concept of the resort building was inspired by traditional houses. “We take it from the Tomohon traditional house, so the concept is wood with a semi-stage house concept,” added Nizar.
Then what will be enjoyed by tourists if staying at D’aloha Resort?
Tourists can jog on the beach, swim and also do diving or scuba diving. There are three locations diving very interesting there, including Matita Island – where we can swim with black betel sharks in it, Kakoa Island and Dodola Island – an iconic destination on Morotai Island.
Do not stop here, every spot on D’Aloha Resort is very instragamable. For example the spot in front of the resort, if you stand in the morning, you will see a beautiful beach view. To be able to feel it, you only need to get up early in order to enjoy the beautiful sunrise. Do you want to enjoy the view with breakfast sauce? That also works.
D’aloha Resort is an inn that was built by PT Jababeka Morotai who is the developer of the Morotai Tourism SEZ. This resort is a 3 star resort and has quite complete facilities.
One of them is preparing a tour package on the island of Morotai which is affordable for the traveler. In this tour package, D’Aloha Resort will pick up and drop off tourists at the airport, provide accommodation, meals, and guides with price per person starting from Rp. 2,800,000, for 3 days and 2 nights.

 

Consisting of 25 cottages, this resort also provides Deluxe type lodging with 1 bedroom or studio type at a rental price of Rp. 847,000 per night. As for the type of premium 2 bedroom priced at Rp 1,089,000 per night.
“Our location is that from the morotai airport it is only 10 minutes by car, so its location in south morotai so from the airport it continues 10 minutes if we want to go to the city center, namely Daruba, only 10 minutes too. So our position is on the cape, the southernmost of the island morotai, his name is Tanjung Dehegila, “concluded Nizar.
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