PT Adaro Indonesia is one of the largest coal mining companies in Indonesia. Since those early days, the Tabalong mine has grown to be the southern hemisphere’s largest single-mine site, and production has grown from an initial 1 million tons in 1992, with some years recording extraordinary growth. In 2006, for example, Adaro Indonesia increased production by more than 28% from the previous year to 34.4 million tons. And it has product called "Envirocoal" to be marketed in the world. This is a sub bituminous coal that has low levels of pollutants, including low levels of ash, sulfur, and nitrogen And it has a reputation as one of the environmentally coal, as well as solid fuel at the most cost effective.
Coal is produced from three mining pits (Tutupan, Paringin and Wara) located in South Kalimantan. And it distributed to customers by road and river routes (fig.1). This requires a good coal chain system . One of it is “rom to port” operations using a double vessel trailer (fig.2).…show more content… Very interesting to handle that is not as easy, because in “rom to port” operations has several internal restrictions