Innovation, integration, equitability: Tol Laut needs more
Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 5 October 2019. Seminar Nasional 'Menuju Konektivitas Maritim yang Berkelanjutan di Indonesia', which organised by ERIA, The Ministry of Transportation, and LPEM-FEB UI on 2 October 2019, was featured.
The maritime highway program to boost sea connectivity and cut shipping costs, dubbed "Tol Laut" (Sea Toll Road) by the administration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, has yet to encourage regional economic development and would take innovative measures to realize its full potential, stakeholders say. (Read the full article by using the link above).