Infrastructure Investment in Indonesia: A Focus on Ports

“Infrastructure Investment in Indonesia: A Focus on Ports”, a 12-chapter research monograph, has been published as the final output for AIC Strategic Research Project 3 – ‘Efficient Facilitation of Major Infrastructure Projects’. The book represents over 3 years of AIC Infrastructure research (2016-2019) by an international team from Universitas Indonesia (UI), Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), […]

Port-road-rail connectivity – finding the path of least resistance

For a nation of 17,000 islands, ports are essential to the delivery of goods to over 260 million people.   Researchers from Monash University and Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember are using big data to simulate how transport flows in order to offer better models of distribution. Surabaya port Terminal Teluk Lamong in East Java is […]

How can we more efficiently connect ports, rail and roads

Dr Wira Redi explains the Australia-Indonesia Centre research project he is involved in. The project is investigating what combination of road and rail can shift the most container loads in and out of ports, and keep local traffic flowing. Dr Redi is a research fellow with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Monash […]

Making efficient ports to keep cities connected

Port cities can be lively, vibrant hives of activity—the hub of a nation’s economic health— if they’re planned well. Indonesia’s busiest port, Tanjung Priok, has roughly two and a half times the container traffic as the Port of Melbourne. But it also has a reputation as one of the least efficient ports in Asia. Indonesian […]