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Opening of Branch at Balikpapan and Tarakan


  • Establishment of PT.Karana Line as a Shipping Company with focus on General Cargo and oil and Bulk Carrier
  • Owning and Operating MV Karana Ampat of 6000 DWT
  • Owning and Operating MV Karana Enam and Mv Karana Delapan of 7,000 DWT for carrying log to Japan.


Opening of Branch at Batam


Opening of Branch at Pontianak


Opening of Branch office at Tanjung Priok, Surabaya and Cilegon


  • Member of INSA (Indonesian National Shipper Association)
  • Cooperation With McDermott Indonesia
  • General Agent of Dong-shue, Korean based shipping company


Pan Ocean, Korean Based Shipping company appointed PT.Karana Line as General Agent


Cooperation with Dongnama , largest South Korean Shipping company to serve routes between Indonesia, Korea, Hong Kong, Philippines,Malaysia and Singapore and appointment as General Agent.


  • Eastern Car Liner(ECL), one of the largest Japanese shipping company appointed PT. Karana Line as General Agent
  • Cooperation with ECL to operate General Cargo Vessel MV Karana Sembilan of 7,100 Dwt
  • Collaboration with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha , a Japanese based company from transporting iron ore from Brazil and Norway for PT.Karakatau Steel. Operate and owned vessel MV Kartiniof 68,000 DWT.
  • Establishment of Stevedoring companies in Tanjung Priok, Surabaya, Medan, Batam, Samarinda, Balikpapan, Cilegon


Establishment of Freight Forwarding and Logistic Company , Baruna Bosara Trans International(PT.BBTI)


  • Orient Overseas Container Line limited (OOCL) Hong Kong based shipping Line appointed PT.Karana Line as General Agent
  • Establishment of a joint venture with OOCL. PT.Karana Line bought MV Ratih 12000 Dwt for liner service between Indonesia ,Hong Kong and Taiwan. Purchased crane barge Bimba 1 to support operation for OOCL, Dongnama etc


Purchase and Operated 3 General cargo cum Semi container vessels namely MV Ambalika 9600 Dwt,MV Arimbi 10,200 DWT and MV Ambika 10,200 DWT for serving Indonesia-Japan-Korea route


Certification ISO 9001-2000 and ISM code


Sinokor Merchant Marine , South Korean Based Liner appointed PT. Karana Line as General Agent


Jan De Nul , Singapore based Principal appointed PT.Karana Line as Agent for handling Port Husbanding in Batam


  • PT. Haspul Indonesia General Agent for Heung A Line appointed PT. Karana Line as General Agent
  • JSK a Korean based General Agent appointed PT. Karana Line as Sub Agent for Port Husbanding of Steel Products
  • Own and Operate Cargo vessel Pritha of 5,920 DWT for carrying Inter Island cargo


Our subsidiary company PT. Karana Panorama Logistik , established on 26 April 2017owns depot with state of art facilities in Surabaya located at Jl. Kalianak 73B Surabaya with total effective land of 1.83 Hactres and Jl. Osowilangun No. 125 Kel. Tambak Osowilangun Kec. Benowo with total effective land of 4 Hactres, and maximum capacity of 600 Teus /day. Main Services include

  • Container handling for lift off/lift on process,
  • Empty container storage
  • Maintenance & repair, cleaning
  • Trucking
  • Reefer service
  • Value added service such as portacamp, container unit sales, container rental and container freight station (CFS)


PT. Pelayaran Karana Line established of on 9th December 2019, operational business activities is handovers and continues from previously all operational business activites of PT. Pelayaran Samudra Karana Line