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Operational issues have delayed the start of operations of the Tanjung Priok Harbor rail freight project despite its recent completion, local reports said.

The Tanjung Priok Port authority, along with terminal operator Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) and Pelindo II, plans to revise newly applied storage fees in the wake of complaints that they are financially burdensome and calls for a revision.

Belgium-based company, Dredging, Environmental & Marine Engineering NV (DEME) is interested in potentially working on the development of a new deepsea port project in Patimban, Subang, West Java, the ceo of Belgian foreign trade agency Flanderts Investment de Trade (FIT), Claire Tillekaerts said, according to local media reports.

Global port operator DP World has improved its 2015 financial results on higher container volumes moved, amidst uncertain market conditions.

A plan to reduce dwelling times at Indonesia's main port of Tanjung Priok by diverting traffic to three subsidiary ports in Banten to the west of Jakarta has met with a cool reception from industry players and officials, local reports said.

Oman’s Port of Salalah has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for co-operation with Iran’s Shahid Rajaee and Chabahar Ports.

CMA CGM has become the first line to commit a fleet of ultra-large containerships (ULCs) to the transpacific trade.

The stop-and-start idea to build a port on the north coast of Java to relieve pressure on the main Tanjung Priok port looks like it has regained some impetus, with local reports saying the Indonesian government will soon revive development plans with Japanese financing.

DP World reports that chairman Sultan Bin Sulayem has agreed to take on the role of Group ceo as well, replacing Mohammed Sharaf who announced his retirement from the role late last month.

Malaysia’s Westports Holdings has improved its 2015 financial year results on the back of record container volumes, lower fuel costs and administrative expenses.

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