Sea Toll Road Claimed to Stimulate People’s Economy

Flagship program of Joko Widodo and Jusuf Kalla government, Sea Toll Road, is guaranteed to stimulate the national economy. Availability of infrastructure also provides certainty for rural communities. "I give one example only.…See Details...

February 28, 2017

Players Do Not Mind with Lower-Limit Tariff Initiation

Directorate General of Sea Transportation is planning to set up lower limit tariff (freight rate) on sea transportation to anticipate tariff war that may disturb the shipping business. Shipping players do not mind and are ready to facilitate the…See Details...

February 28, 2017

Private Involved in Sea Toll, Temas Interested

This year (2017), the Ministry of Transportation subsidized 13 sea toll routes worth Rp 300 billion, six of which have been run by state owned shipping line PT Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia or Pelni while seven routes would be tendered to private…See Details...

February 20, 2017

Improving Demand to Ease Oversupply in Dry Bulk Shipping

With contraction in vessel supply and healthy demand growth, the dry bulk shipping market is expected to recover from 2017 onwards, according to the latest edition of the Dry Bulk Forecaster, published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.…See Details...

February 20, 2017

Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd Enter Slot Purchase Agreement on the East-West Trades

Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd are announcing a slot purchase agreement for Hamburg Süd’s volumes on the East–West trades to be shipped on vessels in the 2M network. Due to changes in the global liner alliances, the agreement follows commercial…See Details...

February 13, 2017

Gov`t Pushes for Arun Special Economic Zone in Aceh

The government is set to establish Arun special economic zone (KEK) in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province. The Aceh provincial government has also expressed its readiness for the development of the special economic zone. The zone will be developed by…See Details...

February 13, 2017

PLB Calls for Political Support, Long-Term Commitment

When launching the Bonded Logistic Centers (PLB) on March 2016, President Joko Widodo noted: “We have to maximize our warehouse and logistics centers and optimally bring the cargo now stored at neighbor countries, thus shortening the supply chain…See Details...

February 13, 2017

Konecranes delivered 4 reach stackers to Sri Trang Logistic in Thailand

Konecranes South East Asia Pacific (Konecranes SEAP) includes Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia and New Zealand has just delivered 4 four reach stackers to Sri Trang Logistic, Thailand.…See Details...

February 09, 2017

75 Persen Pendapatan PTP Bersumber dari PBM

Pendapatan PT Pelabuhan Tanjung Priok (PTP) 2016 yang bersumber dari kegiatan bongkar-muat sekitar Rp 3,5 triliun atau 75 persen dari total kegiatan yang ada di pelabuhan paling sibuk di Indonesia itu. Dirut PTP Arif Suhartono…See Details...

February 09, 2017

Road Blockages and Bad Weather Caused a Long Delay of Coal Carriers in East Kalimantan

Road blockages and bad weather in Kalimantan on the Indonesian side of Borneo island are being blamed for a disruption of coal supplies from one of the world’s most important export regions. Coal traders and ship operators cited several…See Details...

February 09, 2017