Bahri Abha RoCon vessel calls Port of Tanjung Priok as direct kicks off
As part of its business expansion and growth plan, Bahri Line, a new business unit under Bahri Logistics, has extended its liner service to Jakarta in Indonesia after signing a contract with Caterpillar, the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives.
Marking the launch of the new service, Bahri Abha RoCon vessel sailing under the flag of Saudi Arabia recently called at Jakarta’s Port of Tanjung Priok.
With the new move, Bahri Line will offer direct service from the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and India to Jakarta, Indonesia. The company will also offer direct service to the United States from the Southeast Asian city. The one-year contract will allow Caterpillar to load its heavy vehicle shipments from Chennai, India to Jakarta on every Bahri Line vessel.
“With the launch of the new direct liner service to Jakarta through a strategic partnership with Caterpillar, we have made a great leap in our efforts to expand Bahri Line’s liner network and market presence,” commented Soror Basalom, President, Bahri Logistics.
The first of six business units within Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, Bahri Logistics is one of the top 10 break bulk carriers in the world and ranks among the top five in Europe.