Trade War: South Korea Targets Japanese Waste

South Korea has announced plans to strengthen its inspection regime for battery, tire and plastic waste imported from Japan, a move seen as part of its on-going trade war with Japan. The Ministry of Environment said it will focus on radioactive and heavy metals tests on waste imported from Japan for recycling. The move follows … Read moreTrade War: South Korea Targets Japanese Waste

Go Live with Navis N4 TOS, PTP Creates Record in Vessel Utilization

The upgrade of its terminal operation system (TOS) to Navis N4 has helped Malaysian Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) create a record in vessel utilization, Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation that provides the system to PTP has claimed. Statement from the Navis said that to meet the future expected volume growth, PTP has upgraded … Read moreGo Live with Navis N4 TOS, PTP Creates Record in Vessel Utilization

PTP Welcomes World’s Largest Container Vessel, MSC Gulsun

Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), a member of MMC Group becomes the first port in Southeast Asia to welcome Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) latest and largest container vessel as part of its maiden voyage in the South East Asia region. Another major milestone was also transpired from the historic calling of MSC Gulsun when PTP … Read morePTP Welcomes World’s Largest Container Vessel, MSC Gulsun

Indonesia’s IMO 2020 pushback raises concerns of wider non-compliance

Indonesia’s backtracking on IMO 2020’s January 1 target for sulfur caps on domestic shipping raises the specter of wider non-compliance, as the marine fuel regulation becomes increasingly disruptive and policymakers seek to control its economic fallout, executives said at a gas conference “Gas Indonesia Summit & Exhibition 2019” in Jakarta, July 31 – August 2, … Read moreIndonesia’s IMO 2020 pushback raises concerns of wider non-compliance

Relating Kijing Development, Stakeholders Call for Comprehensive Strategies, Stakeholders Involvement

Hamdan Godang, Chairman of West Kalimantan APBMI Port related business stakeholders at West Kalimantan appreciate any programs relating port improvement and development taken by PT Pelindo II/IPC within the province, but calls for comprehensive strategies and involvement of any stakeholders of local government and the existing port-related business stakeholders. Such comprehensive strategies and intensive participation … Read moreRelating Kijing Development, Stakeholders Call for Comprehensive Strategies, Stakeholders Involvement

PLB Effective to Guarantee Raw Material Stock, Smoothen Logistics Activity

There is evidence to say that the bonded logistic center (PLB) is very effective to guarantee the stock of raw material for domestic industry production, thus encouraging a fluent national logistic activity, according to Indonesia Importers’ Association (GINSI). Explaining to press today (Tuesday, July 30), GINSI General Secretary Erwin Taufan said PLB facilities have helped … Read morePLB Effective to Guarantee Raw Material Stock, Smoothen Logistics Activity

MOL Hosts Party to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Start-up in Indonesia

(photo) Junichiro Ikeda, MOL President & CEO, addresses the ceremony Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that on July 25, it hosted a party in Jakarta for about 200 attendees, including customers, to celebrate a major milestone-25 years since the launch of MOL business operations in Indonesia. Among those on hand for the party were … Read moreMOL Hosts Party to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Start-up in Indonesia

Being Chairman of Aptesindo Again, Roy Rayadi to Focus on Contribution Sharing Deal

The second national assembly meeting (2nd Munas) of Association of Container Temporary Station (Aptesindo) conducted in Medan this week appointed M.Roy Rayadi as chairman of Aptesindo for the 2019-2024 period by acclamation. Though beginning with pro cons debate, but the meeting and ellection process run smoothly. All members of TPS (container temporary station) operators presented … Read moreBeing Chairman of Aptesindo Again, Roy Rayadi to Focus on Contribution Sharing Deal

Ministry to Issue Notice of Marine Relating Pertamina Oil Spill Incident

Though creating no significant impact on shipping activities due to the incident of the release of gas in the Pertamina Hulu Energi Offshore North West Java (PHE ONWJ) block in the offshore of the Java Sea, but Ministry of Transportation would issue a notice of marine to all shipping companies. “Until now, there has been … Read moreMinistry to Issue Notice of Marine Relating Pertamina Oil Spill Incident

Kijing Construction Speed up for Operation Target by Mid 2020

State port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Persero) / IPC continues to speed up the contruction of Kijing Terminal at Mempawah West Kalimantan, in a bid to meet target by July next year (Mid 2020). The terminal as the extension of Dwikora Port (Pontianak) on one and and as another Indonesia new alternative  hub on … Read moreKijing Construction Speed up for Operation Target by Mid 2020