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Lack of return cargo from destination ports remains challenge for maritime highway

Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 24 September 2020  Cargo ships returning empty from destination ports is a core challenge for the government's so-called maritime highway five years after its initiation, officials and experts say.  The maritime highway program subsidizes shipping on cer...
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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...
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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...
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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...