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...

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...

Global Container Trade Grew 3.2% in H1

August 23, 2018

​Global container trade in first half of this year (2018) grew up 3.2% on last year, climbing from 79.8m teu to 82.3m teu. However, there was a slowed trend growth in second quarter, according to Container Trades Statistics (CTS). CTS reported that growth in container volumes slowed in the second quarter of 2018, as a strong showing from the transpacific and transatlantic trades was unable to offset weak performances elsewhere, including most notably Asia-Europe.…See Details...

Container Shipping Firms Focus on Asset Optimisation Amid High Fuel Prices, Trade Disruption

August 13, 2018

Asset quality, size and diversification will determine the success of shipping companies in the next 18 months as higher costs, tighter environmental rules and worsening global trade relations risk offsetting buoyant demand and capacity reductions. ­­ Only container- shipping companies with the biggest fleets and most efficient vessels are likely to turn a profit this year and meet longer-term challenges, says Scope Ratings in a short report. Container shipping is a capital-intensive business. A .P. Møller-Mærsk, the industry leader, spends around USD 1bn a year on new ships. When owners have little control over cargo rates, and differentiating one freight service from another is difficult, industry returns depend on asset optimisation – ensuring ships are always at sea and fully loaded. …See Details...

16 Types of Container Units and Designs for Shipping Cargo

August 06, 2018

Container units form the most integral part of the entire shipping industry, trade, and transport. These shipping containers are the structures that store various kinds of products that need to be shipped from one part of the world to another. Moving containers protect contents on the long journeys they make and ensure they make it back to you in one piece. As such, depending on the type of products to be shipped or the special services needed from them, container units may vary in dimension, structure, materials, construction etc. various types of shipping containers are being used today to meet requirements of all kinds of cargo shipping. Some of the most common types of shipping containers in use today are mentioned below.…See Details...

DHL To Support Indonesia's Expanding Life Sciences Industry

August 03, 2018

​“Indonesia’s pharmaceutical market is projected togrow by 10% per annum to be worth more than US$12 billion by 2022, driven largely by growth in the domestic market for generic drugs and increasingly accessible healthcare country-wide. This creates significant opportunities for both multinational and domestic life sciences operators to scale up their operations,” said Vincent Yong, President Director, DHL Global Forwarding Indonesia. “This new bonded warehouse is our latest investment in the logistics infrastructure needed to fully capitalize on those opportunities while boosting the quality of medicines, devices, and other medical goods that Indonesia’s people have access to.”…See Details...

Yusen Logistics Indonesia The Best Custom Brokerage 2018

August 02, 2018

​PT. Yusen Logistics Indonesia has just got award as the best custom brokerage 2018 from Indonesia customs authority (BC) of Tanjung Priok Chapter (KPU Bea Cukai) Tanjung Priok), for its high number of documents it submitted and accuracy in export import document submission. The award delivery took place on the sideline of KPU Tanjung Priok 11th Anniversary last month (July).…See Details...