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4.11 Indonesia Additional Services Contact List

Vehicle Rental

Vehicle rental is readily available within Makassar.  Vehicles can be rented individually or with the included services of a driver.  It is worth noting that daily rental rates may exclude the cost of fuel, this will be charged separately.  However an all-inclusive rate can be negotiated if required.

Taxi Companies

Taxi companies are plentiful within the Bali province and are a reliable method of transportation around Makassar.  Upon arrival at the ferry ports, sea ports or airport there are taxi’s available.  Meters are in use in the taxi’s and the passenger should ensure that it is switched on at the beginning of their journey.

Freight Forwarding Agents

Freight forwarding agents are available within Makassar.

Handling Equipment 

The rental or lease of handling equipment is essential if cargo is needed to be offloaded at some of the seaports within Makassar.  There are companies available to meet most requirements.

Electricity and Power 

Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) is Indonesia's second-largest state owned company by assets.   The management is headed by the President Director.  He then reports to a government-appointed board, who in turn report to the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources.  The Ministry is responsible for supply of electricity throughout Indonesia.  Whilst the stability and reliability of electricity has improved throughout the country, outages are still a common occurrence.  Outages generally last for a few hours, however they can occur multiple times a week.

Coal is the main source of fuel for power plants in Java.  For the other islands, oil is the primary source of fuel for the diesel plants.  There are plans in place to increase capacity via geothermal and hydro power, however they are dependent upon funding and development plans which are not yet completed.


Production Unit[1]

Type [1]

Installed Capacity (MW)



 80 (MW)

 Tonsea Lama


14 (MW)

Bakaru I & II


191 (MW)



195 (MW)



140 (MW)

Pamona 2


260 (MW)

[1] E.g. Hydroelectric power, Thermal power...

Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

Internet access is readily available throughout the province via WIFI, Dial-Up, LAN connection and USB modems.  There are a number of providers available offering a variety of packages to suit most requirements.

The main providers of internet in Makassar are PT Telekom, Neuviz, PT. PT. Shangtel and GlobalXtreme.

Internet Service Providers

Are there ISPs available?

(Yes / No)


Private or Government


Dial-up only (Yes / No)


Approximate Rates


350,000 (IDR) 


 350,000 (IDR)

Max leasable ‘dedicated’ bandwidth