SOME 15 CANDIDATES FOR DIRECTOR GENERAL OF SEA TRANSPORTATION

Ministry of Transportation has just released as many as 15 candidates that have met the administrative requirements for Director General of Sea Transportation, following the ministry’s policy to auction the top rank executive at the sea transportation directorate to public. …See Details...

September 20, 2017

CARGO INCIDENT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM RECEIVES BIC AWARD

The BIC Award was presented to Ken Rohlmann of Hapag Lloyd, CINS Vice Chairman, and Jean-Christophe Triat of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), two of the founding members of CINS, in recognition of the work that CINS is doing to share information and improve safety aboard vessels and throughout the supply chain.…See Details...

September 20, 2017

Maersk joins BoxTech container database

Launched in July 2016, the non-profit BoxTech Technical Characteristics Database has helped hundreds of shippers, forwarders, terminals, and other parties to digitalize more of their operations. With more than 1000 total users, the database is utilized to obtain container weights and sizes and will soon offer additional functionality such as status and recovery alerts.…See Details...

September 18, 2017

Yang Ming Implements ECO Insight

The Taiwanese carrier Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. will roll out DNV GL’s performance management solution ECO Insight. Yang Ming operates a fleet of 98 vessels, representing six million DWT and an operating capacity of 590,000 TEU, the majority of which are container vessels. Yang Ming will use ECO Insight performance management onshore, with Navigator Insight voyage reporting onboard for their vessels.…See Details...

September 18, 2017

GovermentT To Hand Over The Operation of 20 Seaports To Private​

​Ministry of Transportation will hand over the operation of as many as 20 seaports to state owned companies (BUMN) or local government companies (BUMD) until the end of the year, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi stated as quoted by the media.…See Details...

September 18, 2017

Southeast Asian Ports Thirst for More Seaborne Trade

T​he world’s seaborne trade exceeded 10 billion tons in a single year for the first time in 2015, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with about 60% passing through Asia.…See Details...

September 18, 2017

HMM Completes Its First Blockchain Pilot Voyage

Hyundai Merchant Marine announced that it has successfully completed its first blockchain technology adopted pilot voyage. HMM, with other members of shipping and logistics blockchain consortium, have conducted its first pilot voyage from Korea to China (Busan to Qingdao) with reefer containers from August 24th to September 4th. …See Details...

September 18, 2017

KALOG is Ready To Expand New Commodity Transportation

Train transportation mode (railway) is one of transportation modes that accommodate passengers and cargoes services. Railway transportation, in essence, is one of swift land transportation modes, especially for long distance transport. This mode is suitable to carry raw materials with big volume or manufacture products. However, in fact, the use of railway transportation hasn’t really been a favorite in the market yet. The consumers of logistic transportation or factory owners (entrepreneurs) still use trucks because of tariff discrepancy that is cheaper. If railways transportation doesn’t apply competitive price, they will not be interested to use it. To dig the information further, the Indonesia Shipping Gazette conducted special interview with Junaidi Nasution, the Managing Director of PT Kereta Api Logistik (KALOG). …See Details...

September 18, 2017

BANTEN 'THE GREAT' THE MOST INNOVATIVE BRANCH 2017

​Banten Port wins the most innovative branch 2017 for non Container Terminal category in the IPC Operation Innovation Award 2017 in view of its readiness in application of NPK-TOS (Non Petikemas/non Container Terminal Operating System)…See Details...

September 08, 2017

PTP CONTINER VOLUME UP, OTHER CARGOES DOWN

​Container volume of Tanjung Priok Port, the terminals operated by PT Pelabuhan Tanjung Priok (PTP) until August was up year o year, while other cargoes of general cargoes, bag cargoes, liquid, and livestock were down significantly, according to the corporate data. Dry bulk and bag cargoes experienced a sharp drop.…See Details...

September 07, 2017