The ATB concession will expire in November 2020. The latest auction of clean water management in Batam City is planned to be conducted in November 2019. Currently the BP Batam is doing the calculation of ATB assets.
“The concession auction is done one year before the ATB concession expires. This means it will open next year in November. Currently, we are recalculating the assets, “said the head of the water and waste management office of BP Batam, Binsar Tambunan, Friday (20/4).
A year before this auction, BP Batam with the team from the center must recalculate the assets of ATB. The calculation of these assets involves teams from finance ministries, BPKP, Ministry of PUPR, ATB and several others.
“So according to the terms of the year before the concession auction, it must clear everything. When the auction is no longer a problem, “he said.
According to Binsar, before the concession is auctioned, the management of water bersemb Tembesi will be a test. Where there are 20 companies that have declared their interest to manage dam Tembesi with project value around Rp 300-350 billion.
“So who wins and is able to manage the dam Tembesi this, will be an added value,” he said.
He asserted that 20 companies participating in the Tembesi dam management are all interested in participating in the ATB concession. “That’s why I say we’ll see in Tembesi dam,” he said. Earlier BP BP head Lukita Dinarsyah Tuwo said the Tembesi dam auction will be done before the ATB concession expires. He said dozens of companies from various countries are certain to join the auction.
“This May will start market sounding. We’ll see who’s better prepared, “he said. Meanwhile, Enriqo Moreno Ginting, ATB’s Corporate Communications Manager can not be questioned regarding the concession. Several times contacted the concerned did not answer.
But some time ago, he firmly said that ATB is the leading water company in Indonesia which is shown by the performance and appreciation from various parties. Related assets he said that investments that have been invested ATB already almost Rp 900 billion. Even has contributed taxes of more than Rp 700 billion.