CEVA Logistics Announces Increase in CMA CGM Stake

October 18, 2018

CMA CGM has purchased shares of CEVA during the last few days, so that the group consisting of CEVA and CMA CGM currently holds a participation of 33 per cent in the CEVA’s shares…See Details...

IMLOW: Container Inspection Should Focus More on Safety Aspect, Rather Than Commercial

October 11, 2018

Indonesia Maritime Logistic and Transportation Watch (IMLOW) is urging the Ministry of Transportation to focus more on the safety aspect in doing check and inspection over the container viability rather than the commercial aspect, in line with the decree of Minister of Transportation No. PM53/2018 on Container Viability and the Verified Container Gross Load.…See Details...

AKKMI Urges the Ministry of Transportation to Prepare Container Inspection Implementation Manual

September 27, 2018

Association of Indonesian Maritime Safety and Security Expert (AKKMI) said that the ministry of transportation needs to prepare the regulation on technical manual and executor of container feasibility inspection activities, along with the Verification of Gross Mass (VGM). …See Details...

WHY DOES NON-CONTAINERIZED CARGO TARIFF NEED ADJUSTMENT

September 22, 2018

Business stakeholders have just aggreed for adjustment of tariff for non-containerized cargo (OPP/OPT) at Tanjung Priok Port. Beginning October 1, 2018, the tariff will variously rise up, from 5 -20%, according to DKI Jakarta Stevedoring Companies' Association (APBMI DKI Jakarta). …See Details...

Ministry of Transportation Regulation Number 88 Year 2014

September 06, 2018

The regulation will be enacted starting December 2018. It will cause Ferry ships with the capacity less than 5,000 GT are not allowed to operate in Merak-Bakauheni port because ferry ships with capacity more than 5,000 GT have better fuel efficiency than the ferry ships with capacity less than 5,000 GT.…See Details...

Only 20% of the Container Meet the Standard

September 04, 2018

According to the data from Ministry of Transportation, 80% of the total container used for shipping doesn’t meet the required standards. Those container are used in shipping for export import and the domestic shipping. Only 20% of all container used are meeting the required standards. The data that presented by Chief of Tanjung Priok Port Authority, Hermanta, came from a survey that was being conducted in 2014 to 2015. The survey was being conducted by Directorate General of Sea Transportation, under the Ministry of Transportation.…See Details...

BKI Loses Exclusive Rights on Container’s Condition Inspection and Gross Mass Verification

September 03, 2018

Ministry of Transportation regulation Number 53 Year 2018 which regulates about The Properness of Container and Verified Gross Mass is in socialization period. This regulation is active since June 7th 2018 caused PT Biro Klasifikasi Indonesia (BKI) loses its exclusive rights as inspector and verifier on container condition and verified gross mass. Private parties now can become surveyor who verified and inspect the container. But they will only be able to do that starting from January 2019. In the 6 months period of socialization, the government hopes the private parties to understand better about the regulation and requirements needed to become surveyor. Those regulation and requirements are both written in the Ministry of Transportation regulation Number 53 Year 2018.…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...

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...