First Direct Container Service from Jakarta into US West Coast

On May 16th, was a momentous day for Jakarta Port and for the Indonesian Transpacific trade in general. With its 9,265 teu vessel, the MV Tage, the French shipping giant had its maiden voyage from the Indonesian capital across the Pacific.

This is the first DIRECT call ever, between Indonesia and US.

To mark the importance of this event, Indonesian President, Mr Joko Widodo, witnessed the departure of the vessel from Jakarta Port. Through his presence Mr Widodo highlighted the importance of the Pacific trade.

This maiden voyage is another sign of the continuously growing Indonesian economy.


Johan Vermeiren – Partner
Head of Business Development
Tel : + 66(0)818 231 335

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