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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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Well positioned to ride out the crisis

April 9 - Lucius Bunk, director at shipowner Auerbach Schifffahrt, discussed the current and potential impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on multipurpose shipping, along with the group's plans for the years ahead.
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Container shipping’s complex Covid-19 reaction

April 9 - A wave of consolidation in container shipping has made the sector more robust over the past five-seven years. Nonetheless, the outbreak of Covid-19 will be a considerable stress on all container shipping finances, according to analyst Ti.
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