Direct link to Malacca Strait opens up in Indonesia

Belawan New Container Terminal.

Global supply chain solutions company, DP World, has announced it will commence operations at Indonesia’s Belawan New Container Terminal (BNCT), more than doubling its throughput capacity there.

The move, following an agreement with the Indonesia Investment Authority and government-owned port operator Pelindo, will strengthen the terminal’s position as a major trade and logistics gateway, creating a direct link with the Malacca Strait, one of the world’s busiest shipping routes.

In addition to modernising maritime infrastructure, DP World will also work with its partners to connect other terminals and small ports on the Island of Sumatra to further realise it goal of reducing container logistics costs within Northern Sumatra.

“By investing in cutting-edge sustainable technologies, world-class training and the highest standards of health and safety, we aim to eliminate inefficiency and enable the flow of trade between Indonesia and the world,” said DP World Group Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.

In other news, TIP Group has received the first solar-powered refrigerated trailer from Finnish company, Valoe.

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