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Ports paralyzed as traffic at Bakauheni, Merak worsens

  • Oyos Saroso H.N.

    The Jakarta Post

Bandarlampung | Sat, July 7 2012 | 08:49 am

PREMIUM The horrendous, kilometers-long traffic jams that have fouled Bakauheni and Merak ports for two days have been worsening due to vacationers looking to cross the Sunda Strait for the school holiday season.

Thousands of trucks have been parked for days outside Bakauheni Port in Lampung in Sumatra and Merak Port in Banten in Java, waiting for ferries.

The congestion is expected to conti...