Why Do Trucks Become the Choice of Goods Delivery than Train?

Railway transportation mode as goods transportation is more expensive than truck because it applies 10% tax. On the other hand, trucks don’t apply tax. The Commercial Director of PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) Kuncoro Wibowo said the…See Details...

March 20, 2017

Improving Trucking System for Transportation Safety

Through this declaration, in addition to improve the vehicles (truck) safety system, the government also expects the trucking companies and drivers awareness on preventing the trucks overload during operation, causing roads getting damage fast…See Details...

March 20, 2017

Indonesia to Link Maritime Axis Plan to IORA Countries

Indonesia has expressed its wish to integrate its maritime axis program with shipping lines within the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) area, as part of efforts to boost economic cooperation between the association’s countries.…See Details...

March 13, 2017

Tighter Licensing Process Threatening Local Shipbuilders

Industry experts say, and even the players themselves affirm, the domestic shipyard is still weak in terms of availability of working capital, human resources, and supporting industries. Hence there is urgent need for government commitment in…See Details...

March 13, 2017

Logistics Business Loss      

Head of Indonesia Logistics Association (ALI) Zaldy Ilhan Masita affirmed that the road condition along Pantura has given loss to logistics providers. A longer truck trip time due to the road condition especially during rainy season has given a loss…See Details...

March 08, 2017

Indonesia Pledges $1b Annually to Clean Up Its Seas

ndonesia has pledged up to $1 billion annually to clean up its seas from plastic debris and other waste over the next eight years. "At the end of 2025 we will have gotten rid of 70 percent of the plastic waste in our seas,"…See Details...

March 06, 2017

Cosco Shipping Signed A Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Chery Automobile

......they also promised to further their cooperation in terminals, warehousing, logistics, aviation and overseas business, so as to fully leverage their advantages, lower the logistics cost and achieve common development. On…See Details...

March 06, 2017

Jakarta - Surabaya Ro-Ro Expected to Run in April

In a recent seminar forum in Semarang, Central Java, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi stated that the Ro-Ro shipping routing Jakarta-Surabaya would start operation in April this year, involving both private and state owned shipping…See Details...

March 06, 2017

Kuala Tanjung Port to Maintain International Status

Despite a recent ministerial decree to alter the status of the under-construction Kuala Tanjung Port to that of a domestic hub, the government has decided to reinstate it as an international hub. Acting North Sumatra governor Tengku…See Details...

February 28, 2017

Transport Ministry to Make Baubau Port Hub for West, East Indonesia

Minister of Transport Budi Karya Sumadi says Murhum Port of Baubau is worth to become the Hub between western and eastern Indonesia. This is because many ships from the island of Java which are heading Ambon or Papua visited the Port Murhum…See Details...

February 28, 2017