While sharing their information and best practices, the MoU will further enhance their ports' operations and their construction developments. Moreover, as the Port of Los Angeles informed, the agreement  will also pay attention to find solutions to reduce the shipping pollution, boost alternative energy initiatives and advance security and safety programs.

The signing ceremony was presented by Saud P. Krisnawan, Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia, and the Los Angeles Harbor Commissioner Lucia Moreno-Linares.

Increased global competitiveness, supply chain innovation and the more widespread use of sustainable operations technology can only happen if ports join forces in earnest to share ideas and expertise. This agreement today is another example of the Port of Los Angeles’ commitment to further promote international cooperation and collaboration across the globe.

...said Gene Seroka, the Executive Director of Los Angels Port.

With signing the MoU, all of the participants will collaborate on a pilot project to improve information flow and visibility using the Port Optimizer™. In other words the Port of Los Angeles' first digital portal, developed with the GE Transportation, to track maritime shipping real-time data for the cargo owners.

PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II is excited to establish more formal ties with Port of Los Angeles to collaborate closely in the years ahead. From the environment to new technologies, business systems to infrastructure development, there is a great deal that we can learn from one another to improve operations and advance global trade, innovation and sustainability.

...noted the President Director of PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Persero), Elvyn Gani Masassya.

The two ports recently published a video in which collaborated to promote the route from the Tanjung Priok Port Jakarta to the Port of Los Angeles. Concluding several months ago, the Indonesia Port Corporation has also inked an MoU with Sabah Ports to boost bilateral trade relation and their port's efficiency.