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29 Dec 2023

Simplify the Purchase of Ship Tickets through the Lifestyle Feature on BCA mobile, PELNI Collaborates with BCA and MKP

Jakarta, 29 December 2023 - PT Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia (Persero), or PELNI, is improving the ease of purchasing ship tickets online by integrating this service into the Lifestyle feature within their digital ecosystem on BCA mobile. This improvement is facilitated by the support of the MKP traffic intelligence system. With millions of users on the BCA mobile, customers can now directly and effortlessly buy tickets and make payments at their convenience, anywhere and anytime.

The Ship Tickets, the newest addition to the Lifestyle feature on BCA mobile, was officially introduced in December 2023. This feature enables customers to seamlessly book and purchase ship tickets directly through the BCA mobile’s Lifestyle feature, providing a convenient and efficient way for users to swiftly secure and pay for their ship tickets.

PT Mitra Kasih Perkasa, also known as MKP, has consistently achieved innovative breakthroughs, encompassing ticket issuance, validation, payment, as well as on-site and online ticket distribution and data analytics in Indonesia. With a primary focus on port digitization, MKP stands as the first and only local technology company to digitize ports, managing over Rp2.2 trillion in Total Processing Value and facilitating 60 million transactions. Ports that have successfully implemented the e-ticketing system include Punggur Domestic Passenger Port, Sekupang Port, Sri Bintan Tanjungpinang Port, and numerous others across Indonesia.

Irawan Wu, co-CEO and co-founder of MKP, stated that the online ticket purchase system, linked to payments, serves as a traffic solution for all ports in Indonesia. “A system integrated with data analytics addresses traffic, transactions, and transparency issues for the entire industry, particularly the ports in Indonesia,” he emphasized.

The acceleration of digitalization in ticket sales has become one of the main focuses for improving passenger ship services at PELNI. Evan Eryanto, PELNI Head of Secretariat, stated that the online optimization of ticket sales for PELNI ships is a key initiative. “We hope that PELNI ship customers can benefit from the new features available in the BCA mobile application, experiencing comfort and ease in obtaining PELNI ship tickets. The additional channel for ticket sales will further strengthen PELNI's digitization alongside the presence of the PELNI Mobile application.”

Dody Santosa Iswan, BCA Senior Vice President, expressed, “We understand the crucial role of ships in connecting islands in Indonesia, serving as a vital mode of transportation. This transportation mode plays a significant role in facilitating the community's mobility for both business and leisure, particularly during holidays. In line with this, our commitment to enhancing customer convenience is evident through the integration of ticket purchase services within the Lifestyle feature on BCA mobile application. This initiative aims to offer efficient banking solutions, enabling customers and passengers to conveniently buy ship tickets anywhere and anytime.”

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PELNI Partners with BCA: Convenient Ship Ticket Purchases Available via BCA mobile's Lifestyle Feature - As part of its commitment to fulfilling customer needs, PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BCA) has forged a partnership with PT Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia (Persero) or PELNI. Through this collaboration, customers now have the convenience of purchasing ship tickets online via BCA mobile's Lifestyle feature, supported by the MKP traffic intelligence system.


About PT Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia (Persero)

PELNI, a State-Owned Enterprise Company specializing in shipping services, currently operates 26 Passenger Ships that cater to 1,058 sections and visit 71 ports. Beyond passenger transport, PELNI facilitates population mobility in the 3TP area through 42 Pioneer Ship routes, stopping at 273 ports and covering 3,495 sections. PELNI also operates 16 Rede Ships. In the logistics sector, the company operates 11 Sea Toll routes and one dedicated route for Livestock Ships.

About PT Mitra Kasih Perkasa

PT Mitra Kasih Perkasa (MKP) as a technology company seeks to build a 'digital bridge' by introducing a non-cash payment system and e-ticketing. As of 2023, MKP has covered more than 200 ticketing points with total traffic transactions of more than 60 million, and total processing value reaching IDR 2.3 Trillion. MKP focuses on three Strategic Business Units namely MKP E-Ticketing, MKP Mobile, and APPS2Pay, in 4 (four) 4P Product segments covering Tourism with One Man One Ticket system, Parking with Tap In Tap Out system, Market with Billing Management System, and Public Transportations with Boarding Management System.

About PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (as of 30 September 2023)

BCA is one of the leading commercial banks in Indonesia with the core business of transaction banking. BCA also offers a full range of financial services in consumer, SME, commercial and corporate segments. As of September 2023, BCA has the privilege of serving nearly 39 million customer accounts, processing around 81 million of daily transactions through a network of 1,252 branches; 18,705 ATMs as well as the 24-hour internet & mobile banking systems; supported by 24/7 Halo BCA contact center. BCA’s presence is complemented by a number of subsidiaries focusing on vehicle financing, sharia banking, securities, general and life insurance, digital bank, remittance as well as venture capital business. BCA is committed to building lasting relationship with customers, putting people first, and making positive impact on society at large. With around 25,000 employees, BCA’s vision is to be the bank of choice and a major pillar of the Indonesia economy.

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