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PCN names Indonesia member

November 7 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) reports that its latest member is MI Logistic Indonesia, a leading freight forwarder and heavy lift specialist based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The company's managing director, Ropinus Tambunan has over 21 years of experience in the industry and says that Indonesia is expected to attract USD70 billion of infrastructure investment over the next five years.

According to the Indonesia Infrastructure Report, Q4 2011 ((C) Business Monitor International Ltd) Indonesia's construction activity, driven by investment into transport and energy infrastructure, as well as industrial construction related to the country's growing mining sector, is expected to be robust between 2012 and 2015, averaging 7.3 percent per annum. 

Not all of MI Logistic Indonesia's heavy lift shipments are made of iron and steel; pictured below is a hippopotamus that the company transported from Jakarta to Chicago, USA.

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Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity

September 19 - Marine insurance providers are commoditising their products in order to reduce costs. The result, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), is a loss of expertise.
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Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
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DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
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ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
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