The Purpose of Belt and Road Initiative

August 31, 2018

Xi Jinping, President of China said on Monday in the fifth anniversary meeting of Belt and Road Initiative that the main purpose of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is not to obtain geopolitical or military alliance, nor the setting up of “China Club”. The aim of BRI is to develop infrastructure and trading network that connect Asia to Europe and Africa. BRI is focusing in the collaboration to build the safe and efficient network trade to connect the global major ports. As for the land economic corridor that are planned to be developed are China-Mongolia-Russia, China-Middle Asia-West Asia, China-Indochina, China-Pakistan, Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar.…See Details...

Ministry of Transportation is Focusing to Increase Sea Toll Productivity

August 30, 2018

Budi Karya Sumadi, Minister of Transportation of Republic of Indonesia hoped the sea toll can be used to spark economical movement of eastern Indonesia’s product to western Indonesia. He said, the purpose of sea toll is to create a connectivity between eastern and western Indonesia so they could reduce the price disparity between the area. That is why the Ministry of Transportation always encourage to increase the load productivity of sea toll. Sea toll is expected to increase the distribution’s efficiency from western Indonesia to eastern Indonesia with shorter time, cheaper cost, easier method so it could reduce the price disparity between eastern and western part of Indonesia. It is also expected to spark economic revolution of eastern Indonesia by encouraging the movement of eastern local product to western Indonesia.…See Details...

Indonesia as A Global Maritime Fulcrum

August 29, 2018

​With 17,504 islands and 108.000 kilometres of coast line, Indonesia is considered to be the largest archipelagic country. Two-third of Indonesia’s territory consist of seawater that stores an abundant of marine resources, oil and gas, as well as marine biodiversity. The President of Indonesia, President Joko Widodo, recognize this wealth of marine resources and Indonesia’s strategic geographic location. He intends to bring back the glory of Indonesia’s maritime through the strategic program of NAWACITA in order to make Indonesia a global maritime fulcrum.…See Details...

Pacific International Lines Names Southern Pearl

August 29, 2018

​Singapore-based containership operator Pacific International Lines (PIL) said that a naming ceremony of Southern Pearl had taken place at Taizhou Kouan Shipyard in China. The vessel is the first to be owned by PIL’s subsidiary Pacific Direct Line (PDL), the company said.…See Details...

PT BJTI, Pelindo III’s Subsidiary, Will Sell All of Their Shares in PT BKMS

August 28, 2018

BKMS is a joint venture company between PT BJTI, a subsidiary of Pelindo III and PT UEPN (Usaha Era Pratama Nusantara) a subsidiary of PT Aneka Kimia Raya (AKR) Corporindo. BJTI plans to sell all of their share in BKMS which add up to 40% and will appoint Public Appraisal Services Office (Kantor Jasa Penilai Publik) to do a due diligence for the valuation of BKMS shares. The divestment study is scheduled to be completed in the early fourth quarter of 2018 and all of the shares will be sold by the end of 2018.…See Details...

ALFI Responded Positively The Opening of 16 New Ports In Eastern Indonesia (KTI).

August 28, 2018

Reported from industri.bisnis.com, ALFI’s DPP chairman, Yukki Nugrahawan Hanafi consider the construction of infrastructure in Eastern Indonesia is a very positive thing in the perspective of equalizing the development. Yukki suggest that the construction of port infrastructure has to be followed with the construction of road infrastructure. Not only that, he also suggest that digitalizing the system should be done for every activity in the port. Yukki said, “ALFI’s DPP also keep pushing the Indonesian ports to digitalize reckoning that only physical development is not enough”. “Of course not only constructing the port, but all road infrastructure going in and out the port had to suffice so there won’t be any congestion like in those ports in Java. So everything must be integrated with other mode of transportation”, said Yukki.…See Details...

Maritime Data Finished, Indonesia is Heading to Become World’s Maritime Axis

August 27, 2018

Reported from katadata.co.id, Maritime Coordinator Ministry released National Maritime reference data as an effort to realize its vision as world’s maritime axis. …See Details...

Could Multimodality and Reefer Technology Help Soften The Blows Between Shippers and Carriers?

August 27, 2018

Shipping is entering a very difficult phase, with ongoing amalgamation, fewer large scale customers and less competition on a global scale. The result is that logistics services are under huge pressure to deliver services on time and to shippers’ satisfaction. Vessels are less punctual than ever and, as a result, perishable shippers are facing increasing costs and risks. While the scope of solutions is restricted by a fundamental imbalance of power between shipping lines and a growing majority of perishable shippers that is suffering in silence, there are opportunities presented by new technologies to improve logistics solutions for perishable cargo. The crux of this industry-wide problem faced on a global scale, plus the potential solutions to improve services, will form the heart of the debate at this year’s special 10th anniversary Cool Logistics Conference.…See Details...

Ministry of Transportation Issue a Budget of IDR 2.5 T

August 24, 2018

Reported from oceanweek.co.id, Indonesia’s Ministry of Transportation issue a budget of IDR 2.5 Trillion (USD 170.8 Million) for the development of infrastructure in the south region of West Java. The area to be developed scattered from Sukabumi, Tasikmalaya, Pangandaran, Yogyakarta to Madiun. Infrastructure that are being developed or built are railroad, port, and airport. …See Details...

Starting August 28th, Cikarang Dry Port Access Tariff Start From IDR 4.500

August 23, 2018

Reported from bisnis.com, Dwimawan Heru, AVP Corporate Communication of PT Jasa Marga Tbk said that the Cikampek Dry Port access rate will be officially applied on Tuesday, August 28th 2018 at 00.00 local time. This matter is regulated in ministerial decree number 561/KTPS/M/2018 concerning the Determination of Classes of Motorized Vehicles and Toll Tariff Rates on Cikarang Dry Port Access Road as Part of Jakarta-Cikampek Toll Road by Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing. This ministerial decree was set by Basuko Hadimuljono, the Minister of Public Works and Public Housing in Jakarta, Monday, August 20th 2018.…See Details...