AsiaPorts and Logistics

New Jakarta box terminal starts operating

Yesterday, a new container terminal built by NYK Line, Pelabuhan Indonesia II, Mitsui & Co and PSA International opened for commercial service at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia. This new terminal will be operated by the newly established company PT New Priok Container Terminal One.

The terminal at Indonesia’s largest port will have an annual handling capacity of approximately 1.5m teu, an overall berth length of 850 m and a 16 m draft.

Jakarta has long needed extra berth space and more terminals are expected to come onstream soon.


Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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