EDII Support Rukindo Online System Implementation

April 03, 2018

PT Electronic Data Interchange Indonesia (EDII) has successfully developed an online system for PT Pengerukan Indonesia (Rukindo). Two subsidiaries of PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II are cooperating in the implementation of online system that includes the procurement of goods and services, e-Office, and data center which was launched on Monday (2/4) at Rukindo Building, Jakarta. President Director of Rukindo, M. Hadi Syafitri Noor, expressed his gratitude to EDII who has succeeded in translating what Rukindo wants into a system. Implemented online system is integrated to facilitate all business processes and services to business owner of the company that includes the work of dredging, reclamation, repair and construction of new vessels that are currently quite tight competition.…See Details...

Building Synergy to Synchronize Business Challenge and Opportunity

April 02, 2018

Coming to establishment year and toward its vision to digital port, PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II/IPC continuously builds synergy with all port users and stakeholders. Some meetings to build synergy and to socialize some programs, including the programs in realizing the digital port have been conducted.…See Details...

Sinokor, Heung-A to Unify Liner Shipping Services in Asia

April 02, 2018

South Korea’s mid-sized liners Sinokor Merchant Marine Co. and Heung-A Shipping Co. agreed to merge their container shipping services by next year to rationalize operations ahead of joining up with bigger Hyundai Merchant Marine. The two companies would sign the deal on April 3, according to the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and the Korea Shipowners’ Association on Wednesday. The Korea Shipping Partnership (KSP), an alliance of 14 liner operators, was launched last August under state sponsorship to restore Korea’s maritime status following the collapse of Hanjin Shipping, which had been Korea’s flag sea carrier and the world’s seventh largest shipping line…See Details...

Hapag-Lloyd Triples its Operating Result in 2017

March 30, 2018

The German-based container shipping company also recorded a positive group net result of around $39 million (€32 million). Based on the audited figures, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased significantly to $1.3 billion (EUR 1.055 billion) (2016: $748 million (€607 million)). Transport volume increased significantly by 29% to 9.8 million TEU (2016: 7.6 million TEU), driven by the merger with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and a healthy underlying organic volum…See Details...

SeaBird Exploration: Source Work in Asia Pacific region

March 29, 2018

SeaBird Exploration is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to provide a source vessel for an upcoming undershoot project in the Asia Pacific region. The project is anticipated to commence during Q2 and will have a duration of approximately one month. SeaBird will be using the Voyager Explorer for the project.…See Details...

​IMLOW Appreciates Toll Tariff Reduction for Logistics Transportation

March 28, 2018

Logistics business stakeholders, including logistics players, related business players, and logistics observers appreciated the government policy to reduce toll tariff, expecting it to help a more competitive national logistics cost. Maritime and logistic expert and observer from Indonesia Maritime, Logistic & Transportaion Watch (IMLOW) Achmad Ridwan Tento said the government plan to cut toll tariff would encourage the logistics business climate in the country. …See Details...

ICHCA Seminar Will Look at New Business Models to Improve Port-Hinterland Connectivity

March 28, 2018

Ultra-large container ships with so-called 'pit-stop calls' and mega-shipping alliances have not only created challenges on the waterside of port operations but also at the port-hinterland interface and for connecting inland logistics. Bigger peak volumes from mega-ships and alliance calls mean many more trucks and barges converging simultaneously on ocean and inland ports plus higher demands on rail terminals and networks. Major ports in Europe, Asia and the USA have all experienced significant landside congestion as a result, increasing safety, security and environmental risks and negatively impacting cargo flow efficiency.…See Details...

Asian Ports Face $49BN in Climate Change Costs

March 28, 2018

​Protecting Asia-Pacific ports against climate change could cost up to US$49 billion, according to new research commissioned by HSBC from sustainability analysts Asia Research and Engagement (ARE). The report Climate Costs for Asia Pacific Ports evaluates the climate risk of 53 of the Asia Pacific region’s largest ports and estimates costs for adaptation. It also outlines recommendations to investors, port authorities and governments for how to manage risk in the future.…See Details...

JICT Gives a Role Model in CSR New Approach to Community Empowerment

March 28, 2018

​Jakarta International Container Terminal has changed perspective and approach in corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, from charity to community empowerment. This means that the CSR will not help people with pouring a mount of cash money, but rather empowering people from any groups, from children to productive group. "We have actually running the CSR programs using this perspective and approach for the last ten years. Our focus was how we empower people in facing the future challenge," said Riza Erivan, JICT Vice President Director on the public expose CSR, relating "PAUD (pre-school) development for North Jakarta at Islamic Center, Tuesday, March 27. …See Details...

Abu Dhabi Ports, China Council Sign Trade Agreement

March 27, 2018

The MoU aims to explore new business opportunities at KIZAD and KPFTZ Abu Dhabi Ports inked a new agreement with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade to explore new commercial opportunities between Chinese companies interested in investing in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) and Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone (KPFTZ), which is considered the largest free trade zone in the region.…See Details...