Indonesian National Transportation Day

September 18, 2018

National Transportation Day is celebrated every year on September 17th in Indonesia. It was first formalized in 1971 through the Ministry of Transportation decree Number SK.274/G/1971. The decree was issued on August 26th 1971, regulating about commemoration of National Transportation Day.…See Details...

Getting Double Gold Awards, Drajat: “Energy for Further Innovation”

September 18, 2018

Port of Panjang was awarded with double goal trophy (Prima Utama) from Ministry of Transportation, thanks to the best performance of break bulk and container terminals of the port.…See Details...

Indonesia Held Archipelagic and Island States Meeting in Jakarta

September 14, 2018

Reported from kkp.go.id, Senior Official Meeting (SOM) of Archipelagic and Island States held in Jakarta on September 6th to September 8th 2018 was the second time. The first meeting was held on November 21st and November 22nd 2017. …See Details...

Konecranes Wins large Repeat Order For Container Cranes in Lithuania

September 13, 2018

JSSC Klaipedos Smelte in the Port of Klaipeda, Lithuania, has placed a large repeat order with Konecranes for ten Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes and two Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes. Konecranes has signed a contract with JSSC Klaipedos Smelte in the Port of Klaipeda, Lithuania, for the supply of ten Konecranes RTG cranes and two Konecranes STS cranes. JSSC Klaipedos Smelte already operates seven Konecranes RTGs and three Konecranes STSs, and they are very pleased with the high productivity and reliability of the cranes. They have been instrumental in the steady growth of the JSSC Klaipedos Smelte container terminal in recent years. …See Details...

The Inauguration of France’s Biggest Containership

September 12, 2018

Reported from worldmaritimenews.com, CMA CGM inaugurate their newest containership on September 6th 2018. This ship has become their new flagship container vessel. It was named Antoine de Saint Exupery, and it is the biggest France flag-bearer vessels.…See Details...

Indonesian Maritime Business Thriving in 2018

September 12, 2018

Reported form makassar.sindonews.com, one of Indonesian State-Owned Enterprises in port services, PT Pelindo IV or Indonesia Port Corporation IV (IPC IV) invested big money in 4 ports managed by them. The investment came in form of 4 container crane bought with the total value of IDR 150 Billion, or around USD 10 million.…See Details...

AI Virtual Assistant Modernized Freight Broker System

September 12, 2018

Reported from supplychain247.com, Cargofy, a startup based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a developer of AI technology for automation of manual labour in logistics industry. Cargofy hopes to transform trucking industries to shift into using AI powered freight broker system. A system where all brokerage process happen without the involvement of human.…See Details...

Indonesia Raised Taxes on Imported Goods

September 10, 2018

​Reported from finance.detik.com, Indonesia Government through The Minister of Finance, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, issues a new regulation. The new regulation is the Regulation of Ministry of Finance Number 110/PMK.010/2018. It serves to change some parts of the regulation issued last year, PMK number 34/PMK.010/2017 on income tax collection article 22 regarding the payment for the delivery of goods and import activity or business activity in other sector. In this new regulation, Indonesian government decided to raise taxes on some of the category from imported goods. The categories such as cosmetics, automotive, home appliances, electronic, to precious metal. Cosmetics such as perfume, acne cleanser, soap, and make up powders are some of the affected goods. Even clothes, gloves, belts, and work shoes and boots are also affected by the new regulation.…See Details...

ITSCL 2018 will be Held at JIExpo Kemayoran Jakarta, September 12th to 14th

September 10, 2018

​In 2018, Indonesian logistics business is expected to grow. This growth is caused by e-commerce trend that is becoming more and more popular in Indonesia. Moreover, the application of IT such as IOT (Internets of Things), AI, and System Automation encourage the collaboration between transportation, logistics, and supply chain industries. This collaboration has pushed these industry to flourish. These industries has grown to fulfil the needs of their customer. With the continuous infrastructure development by the government, and the assurance that their goods will be able to come out, Indonesian logistics ranking index in global ranking has risen. According to World Bank’s data in their Logistics Performance Index (LPI) report, Indonesia was ranked 63 and now has risen to 46 in 2018. This is not a simple feat. The government hopes that the rise in their rank can spark the momentum of revolution for logistics, transportations, and supply chains industries.…See Details...

Tariff Dispute between Washington and Beijing Haven’t Shown Effect on 2018 Third Quarter Peak Season

September 07, 2018

​CMA CGM sees a benefit for them from the busy market trade between China and United States. They can optimize their profit with the heavy flow of trade between the world’s two biggest economies. Rodolphe Saade, the CEO of CMA CGM said that the tariff dispute between China and US hasn’t shown any effect on the third quarter peak season for export from China to US. The strong and robust trade and export from China to US in this period is the proof. However, if the effect of the economic wars between them started to kick in, it surely will affect the volume of goods exported, said Saade.…See Details...