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    Port Service Shattered, Entrepreneurs Demand Law Losses

    JAKARTA-Users of seaport services in Indonesia are demanding legal umbrella to avoid bigger losses due to poor port service.

    Chairman of Indonesia Maritime, Logistic and Transportation Watch (IMLOW), Roelly Panggabean also lamented the uncertainty of the smooth service in the port that adversely affect the service user causing the emergence of additional costs that had never been calculated in the logistics business count.

    “Container terminal managers should be able to provide guarantee and commitment to all service activities in the terminal,” he said today, Tuesday (9/1/2017).

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    Indonesian National Shipping (Pelni) Release Cargo Reservation Application

    JAKARTA – PT Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia (Persero) or Pelni through its subsidiary PT Sarana Bandar Nasional released a cargo ordering application to facilitate service users. For the initial phase, Pelni will serve 12 destination cities and deploy three fleets of vessels.

    Pelni Transport and Logistics Director Harry Boediarto said the transportation and logistics sector is now entering an era of massive use of digital technology. In some modes of transport, technology has created a distributional effect on conventional business models.

    “Now the digital era, we have to go there,” he said when soft launching Pelni Logistic application in Jakarta, Thursday (4/1/2018).

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    The Problems Faced by The Shipping Companies.

    Sea freight companies offer services such as the transport of expensive goods and cargo from one place to the other on water. These companies are majorly involved in the transport of bulky goods and products as well as raw materials that could be seen heavier to be borne by other means such as air, roads and rail. There is however risks that threaten the closure of some companies due to losses incurred in the process of delivering the goods.

    In most parts of the world, sea freight companies suffer huge loses die to the attacks that they get from pirates who destroy goods that were supposed to be delivered or even steal them. In some cases pirates hijack cargo ships and demand huge sums of money as ransom which threaten the collapse of such companies that become victims of this. As a result of the threat posed by the emergence of pirate gangs, insurance firms that offer insurance cover to goods being shipped across troubled waters and the ships have sky rocketed there premiums. This makes sea freight one of the most expensive and insecure means of transporting goods and manufactured products as well as raw materials.

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    Volume of International Container of October in TPS Up by 4.34 Percent

    Surabaya Container Terminal

    Surabaya – The volume of international container at Surabaya Container Terminal (TPS) in October 2017 recorded an increase of 4.34 percent compared with the same month in 2016.

    PT TPS M Solech’s public relations in Surabaya, Monday (20/11/2017) said the increase was recorded from 1,031,637 TEUs to 1,076,391 TEUs, or an increase of 4.34 percent.

    “With the increase in October 2017, we are optimistic that this year’s international container handling target will be achieved,” he said.

    Previously, said Solech, PT TPS which is a subsidiary of PT Pelindo III Portal Enterprise targeting until the end of the year as a whole could reach 1.4 million TEUs.

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    Sea Transportation Service Users Reject Beleid Relocation of Imported Containers

    Loading loading and unloading facilities at Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT), Jakarta

    JAKARTA – Indonesian marine transport service user board (Depalindo) urges to move the location of the cultivation or relocation of imported containers from the one-line port / container terminal of import-export at Tanjung Priok Port to refer to facility utilization, ie if the yard occupancy ratio (YOR ) in the container terminal has reached 65%.

    Chairman of Depalindo, Toto Dirgantoro said since the Regulation of the Minister of Transportation (Permenhub) No: 25/2017 on the amendment to Regulation of the Minister of Transportation No: 116/2016 concerning the transfer of goods which passes the time limit of stacking or longstay at the main port of Belawan, Tanjung Priok, Tanjung Perak Surabaya, and Makassar Port, the logistics burden borne by the owner of goods actually increases.

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    Dubai Port World Container Flows Increase 10%

    JAKARTA – A global port operator from the United Arab Emirates, Dubai Port World scored a total of 52.3 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) of containers in nine months 2017. The number increased 10% compared to nine months of 2016.

    Chairman & CEO of DP World Group, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem said the global trade recovery in 2017 was above expectations and the company saw significant changes in predictions from economists and industry experts. The Global Trade Outlook released by the World Trade Organization (WTO) previously also raised its growth projection from 2.4% to 3.6%.

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    Three Depots Ready to Handle Long Stay Relocation from Priok Port

    Three container depot facilities are ready to become buffer area of ​​relocation activities of long stay import goods that have pocketed the Goods Delivery Order (SPPB) / already customs clearance from Tanjung Priok Port container terminal.

    The three depots are operated by PT Royal G & G Logistics, PT Forway and PT Tenders Marine Indonesia (TMI). Thus the results of service user surveys include the Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) of Jakarta, yesterday.

    In Permenhub No: 25/2017 on the Time Limit of Container Deposits in the four Main Ports (Tanjung Priok, Tanjung Perak, Belawan and Makasar) mentioned stacking in Line 1 for a maximum of 3 days.

    In the Port of Tanjung Priok, there are currently five export / import container terminal operators namely; JICT, TPK Koja, Mustika Alam Lestari (MAL), Terminal 3 Priok, and NPCT-1.

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    As of September, TPS Container Flow Up 3%

    Container loading and unloading activities using new Container Cranes number 14 at the international dock of PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya, East Java,

    SURABAYA – PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS) recorded that the export container flow performance in September 2017 increased 3% compared to the same period last year.

    Public Relations TPS, M. Solech said the flow of containers at the TPS until September was able to penetrate 957,975 TEUs, while in September 2016 reached 926,579 TEUs.

    “The increased performance of curricap currents is the achievement of our service improvement as the operation of 3 new Container Crane (CC) units at international docks,” he said in a press release on Thursday (5/10/2017).

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    ALFI Asks the Government’s Seriousness Remove the Container’s Guarantee Money

    JAKARTA (Berita.Trans.com) – The Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) questioned the government’s seriousness to abolish container bills. Because until now 19 foreign voyages / agents continue to levy.

    It was affirmed Ketuf DPW ALFI DKI Widijanto accompanied sekum Adil Karim in talks talk with BeritaTrans.com, Monday (25/09/2017) in Jakarta.

    Widijanto said that ALFI has reported the case to the Minister of Transportation and even discussed at a meeting around August which was also attended by Director General of Sea Transportation Bay M Hasani.

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    Saut Gurning: Risk Commodities Broken Containers Already Arranged Why EMI Pick Up Shipping?

    JAKARTA (BeritaTrans.com) – Owners of goods (importers) and associated associations must dare to report to the government if they feel harmed by foreign shipping citing the cost of Import Management Equipment (EMI) through its agency in Indonesia.

    This was confirmed by the observer Kemititiman of ITS Surabaya, Saut Gurning,
    responding to the protests of forwarder and logistics entrepreneurs as representatives of goods owners and GINSI against the cost of EMI.

    Contacted BeritaTrans.com, Thursday (9/14/2017), Saut said even though the EMI is B to B tariff, but the government can examine whether the cost of this EMI is in accordance with the regulation of the structure of any port tariff including the voyage.

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