In 1961, the Government of the Republic of Indonesia nationalized the Dutch-owned company NV Netherlandsch-Indische Steenkolen Handel-Maatschappij (NV NISHM) and was changed to PN Delaying the Tundabara Ship with its main business being coal transportation and scout services. In 1966, PN Delayed the Tundabara Ship and was changed to PN Bahtera Adhiguna.
In 1971, based on the PN Bahtera Adhiguna PN government regulation, it was changed to PT Bahtera Adhiguna and its activities were general cargo and cargo transportation services, timber transportation, ship agency services, EMKL, loading and unloading from / to ships.
In 1985, PT Bahtera Adhiguna had established a subsidiary company, PT PBM Adhiguna Putera, which specialized in handling loading and unloading from / to ships.
In March 2011, the Government of the Republic of Indonesia has determined the addition of State capital investment into the share capital of the State-Owned Company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara from the transfer of all shares owned by the Republic of Indonesia to PT Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna's State-Owned Company.
In May 2011, the Ministry of BUMN issued a decree on the Transfer of State-Owned Capital Shares of the Republic of Indonesia from a State-Owned Company (Persero) PT Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna to a State-owned company (Persero) PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara.
In August 2011, the signing of the deed of transfer of rights to the Republic of Indonesia's State-owned shares in the Company (Persero) PT Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna to the Company (Persero) PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara.