In 2023, from January to September 2023, PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero) recorded that it had served 3.72 million units of logistics vehicles from class IVB, VB, VIB, VII, VIII and IX vehicles.
This figure increased 3.22 percent to 119,963 vehicles from the previous year which reached 3.6 million vehicles.
ASDP data shows that the largest increase in the volume of vehicles crossing came from class VII, amounting to 14 percent or reaching 218,696 thousand units compared to last year in the same period.
Class VII vehicles are a type of goods vehicle with a length of more than 10 meters to 12 meters.
Apart from that, an increase in the number of vehicle volumes also occurred in the VB class, medium-sized goods vehicles with a length of 5-7 meters, reaching 1.56 million vehicles as of September 2023.
ASDP targets total company revenue of IDR 5.6 trillion with a net profit of around IDR 700 billion during 2023.
From the aspect of crossing production this year, ASDP targets a target of 5.93 million passengers served, 4.88 million 2 & 3 wheeled vehicles, 4.73 million passenger vehicles and 5.85 million goods vehicles. units.
ASDP is also optimistic about the growth of the ferry business which will become even brighter after the Covid-19 pandemic.
President Director of PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero) Ira Puspadewi revealed that the logistics sector has been the main pillar that supports ASDP's ferry business during the pandemic until now.
Ira highlighted that the smooth running of the logistics sector during the pandemic has become more crucial, so that ASDP continues to provide full service to logistics vehicles in order to maintain the logistics supply chain in the regions to remain stable during the pandemic.
"ASDP appreciates the government's steps, which since the beginning of the pandemic have supported the logistics sector through ferry services by not placing restrictions on goods transportation so that the smooth flow of logistics is guaranteed so that stability of basic commodities in all regions can be achieved," said Ira in his statement, Sunday (22/10/ 2023).
Ira then recalled that the number of passengers and passenger vehicles using ferries experienced a significant decline during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 compared to the previous year before the virus outbreak hit Indonesia.
"ASDP even completely closed all services for passengers due to the implementation of the Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) policy by the government at that time to significantly reduce people's mobility in order to reduce the rate of transmission of the Covid-19 virus," said Ira.