Meratus has launched a new Papua New Guinea Express (PNG Express) service that connects Jakarta, Surabaya, Dili, Motukea, Lae, Jakarta from 7 February with the 1,005 teu MERATUS GORONTALO. The service will be operated on a fortnightly basis with a 28 day turnaround with a second vessel, the 1,129 teu MERATUS 1 to join the service on 22 February. The new service will also offer connections from China, Malaysia and Singapore to PNG via transhipment at Jakarta on Meratus' current international net