SOE Port Official Merger, Erick Thohir Melts Pelindo I, III, And IV Into One

Source: VOI Date: 2 September 2021 The government through the Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) has decided to merge four port operator companies, namely PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) I, II, III, and IV into one Pelindo.Deputy Minister of SOEs Kartika Wirjoatmodjo said that this merger w...

Reactivation of Railway Logistics Transport at Surabaya Container Terminal

Source: Surabaya Container Terminal (tps.co.id) Date: 3 June 2021  Surabaya (3/6), early June 2021, the operation of rail logistics transportation services that connect the Surabaya Container Terminal (TPS) with Kalimas Station will begin. This was done after the signing of a Memorandum of Unde...

Priok to Adjust LoLo and Storage Tariff for International Container

Source: Indonesia Shipping Gazette Date: 8 April 2021 Tanjung Priok will adjust the LoLo (Lift on – Lift off) and storage tariff for international container (full load) per April 15. The LoLo and storage tariffs, on one hand, will be raised, while on the other hand, the existing recovery tariff...

KBS Strengthens the Java-Sumatra Island National Gateway Logistics Hub

Source: kompas.com Date: 15 April 2021  PT Krakatau Bandar Samudera (KBS) will strengthen the logistics hub of the National Gateway Connectivity (national gateway connectivity) at the western tip of Java and Sumatra. Thus, KBS is also optimistic that it can represent as an Integrated Maritime I...

Indonesia's Batam Logistics Ecosystem offers efficient services, permits

Source: The Star Date: 21 March 2021 JAKARTA, March 21 (Xinhua): Indonesia now has a new Batam Logistics Ecosystem (BLE) which offers a better business climate including efficient services and permits to make the country more competitive with the integrated logistics management platform. The BLE is ...

Modernized seaport connects Selayar, Surabaya

Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 15 September 2020  The government has launched a new shipping route that will connect the modernized seaport in Selayar, South Sulawesi, with Surabaya in East Java.  The modernized Rauf Rahman Benteng Port saw its first shipment on Monday after being off...

Patimban seaport to start first-phase operation in November after delays

Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 10 August 2020  Japan-backed Patimban Port in Subang, West Java is now scheduled for partial operation in November, while its first development phase will reach completion by October despite previous delays, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has state...

Port operator Pelindo III records decline in ship traffic

Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 27 July 2020 State-owned port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) III has recorded a decline in ship traffic in this year's first half as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts global trade and decimates the sea freight and logistics industry. Pelindo III president ...

Pandemic disrupts food distribution across country, minister says

Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 15 July 2020 The logistics disruption due to social restrictions to contain COVID-19 has affected the food distribution to many regions in Indonesia, particularly the eastern parts, Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo said. The pandemic restriction led to a d...

Ministry relies on ‘maritime highway’ amid pandemic

Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 23 June 2020 The Transportation Ministry is relying on a long-running sea transportation program – the maritime highway – to support logistics in the country amid disruption induced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi on Sunday stated tha...

Patimban port slated to begin operation in September

Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 17 February 2020​ Patimban port in Subang West Java, a strategic project expected to ease logistics in the busy industrial neighborhood, has been scheduled for partial operation in September, according to the Transportation Ministry.  The ministry's sea transportat...