PT Tempuran Emas was established on September 17, 1987, and is the first company in Indonesia that pioneered in marine shipping service for goods in container. The Company demonstrates its excellence and qualification in container transportation and stevedoring service and management on national scale. This is supported by its subsidiaries and solid affiliation. The Company further solidifies its business engagement and new milestone through the declaration of TEMAS Line as listed company in 2003. By listing shares with ticker code TMAS in the stock exchange, the Company issued 451,000,000 shares on June 25, 2003. On July 9, 2003, TEMAS Line officially operated as the first national container shipping company listed on Indonesia Stock Exchange and changed its name to PT Pelayaran Tempuran Emas Tbk.
A pioneer in national shipping industry, the Company started its containers shipping operation with rented vessel. As the business continues to expand, the Company strives to improve its performance, enhance its competency, augment its vessel units and expand its service coverage to become a leading company in Indonesia shipping industry with modern vessels and port owned and operated by the Company. The other advantages of TEMAS Line include the facility of heavy equipment to support container stevedoring activities, such as HMK 260E Harbour Mobile Crane (HMC), Empty Container Handler and Container Forklift to ensure efficiency and timeliness of shipping.
Always keeping up with the dynamic development of national shipping industry, the Company continues to develop its service types and coverage toward shipping management, agency, stevedoring and warehousing. As a form of integrated service, four Subsidiaries now supports the Company, namely: PT Perusahaan Bongkar Muat Olah Jasa Trisari Andal which engages in stevedoring and related services; PT Pelayaran Tirtamas Express which engages in shipping service; Anemi Maritime Co. Ltd (Anemi) which engages in container management; and PT Escorindo which engages in stevedoring service. The Company strives to expand its coverage throughout all areas in Indonesia. Until the end of 2014, the Company has 11 (eleven) branch offices in Jakarta, Ambon, Banjarmasin, Belawan, Bitung, Jayapura, Makassar, Pekanbaru, Pontianak, Surabaya and Sorong, as well as 7 (seven) agency units in Batam, Kupang, Biak, Palembang, Samarinda, Manokwari and Dumai.
In 2013, the Company purchased another 2,500 units of food grade container to transport food, drinks and pharmaceutical products to improve and increase the service quality to the customers. In 2014, 1 vessel unit with the capacity of 1,560 TEUs was added, as well as 4,000 container units. Therefore, at the end of the year, the Company had improved its shipping sector with a total of 22 vessel units and the capacity of 12,838 TEUs, as well as a total of 24.854 units of container.