Indonesian shipyard delivers floating power barge to local operator

Photo: PAL Indonesia

Shipbuilder PAL Indonesia has handed over a new floating power barge to state-owned grid operator Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN).

Nusantara-1 will be deployed to help supply electricity in Ambon and nearby communities in Maluku province. In the future, the vessel’s 60MW power generating capacity will have additional reserves totalling 40 MW.

The power barge will be operated jointly by PLN and Indonesia Power.

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