Indon naval weakness exposed

Indonesia’s hunt for the wreckage of a downed AirAsia Bhd (AIRA) jet is exposing the constraints on its navy as President Joko Widodo seeks to transform his nation into a major maritime power.

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Indonesia to step up sea trade presence

With Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s declared intention to develop the maritime sector, the shipping industry and related businesses see renewed hope that the time has finally come for Indonesia to redefine its logistics systems to provide greater opportunities for shipping companies while at the same time lowering the cost of shipping goods, according to Seatrade Asia.

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