Bahri Line, a new business unit under Bahri Logistics, continues its business expansion with the expansion of its line services to Jakarta, Indonesia, after reaching an agreement with Caterpillar. Marking the launch of the new service, the Bahri Abha RoCon ship sailing under the flag of Saudi Arabia recently called the port of Tanjung Priok located north of the capital.
Caterpillar is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-road diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.
With this new move, Bahri Line will offer direct service from the Mediterranean, 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 onto each Bahri Line vessel.
Commenting on the ad, Soror Basalom, President of Bahri Logistics, said, “With the launch of the new direct line service to Jakarta through a strategic partnership with Caterpillar, we have taken a big step forward in our efforts to expand the line network and presence in the Bahri Line market. The new call further strengthens our world-leading service connecting the United States, Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and the Far East and demonstrates our commitment to providing services from the highest quality to our customers all over the world. with the vision of becoming their carrier of choice.
The first of six business units within Bahri, a global player in logistics and transport, Bahri Logistics is one of the top 10 bulk carriers in the world and ranks among the top 5 in Europe. It owns and operates an impressive fleet of six state-of-the-art multi-purpose vessels on a regular schedule. With more than forty years of experience in maritime logistics, the commercial division combines all modes of transport, including sea, air, rail and road, to provide door-to-door services, express freight and industry-leading logistics.