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Fishing & Maritime Affairs

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June 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 18, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The country's sea freight industry has continued to see depressed demand as a result of the pandemic and a global oil price slump, the Indonesian Nat

June 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 7, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Nine fishermen's associations made up of 123 fishers at a fishery on Buru Island, Maluku, have been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) wit

June 6, 2020

South China Morning Post - June 6, 2020

Randy Mulyanto – The deaths of four Indonesians after working on Chinese fishing vessels – which came to light last month after footage emerged showing one of their bodies being dumped

May 26, 2020

Jakarta Globe - May 26, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Indonesia's chief security minister has ordered the newly installed Navy and Air Force chiefs to protect Indonesia's sovereignty by improving border security i

May 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 18, 2020

Jakarta – The police have announced three suspects for human trafficking aboard Chinese fishing ship Long Xing 629.

May 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 12, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan, North Sumatra – The authorities have confirmed that at least seven crew members were killed in a fire on board the crude oil tanker Jag Leela at Belawan Port in

Jakarta Post - May 12, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – At least 22 workers were injured and tens of other crew members trapped when crude oil tanker Jag Leela exploded into flames at Belawan Port in Medan, North Su

May 10, 2020

May 9, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 9, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Indonesian lawyers have filed a report with the police alleging human trafficking of Indonesian crew members aboard Chinese fishing vessel Long Xin 629, fol

May 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 8, 2020

Djemi Amnifu, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara – Fishermen in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) have suffered a major decline in their income not only because of smaller fish catches but also as a re

Mongabay - May 8, 2020

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Indonesia will start exporting baby lobsters after a previous ban aimed at conserving the wild population of the crustacean was lifted by the fisheries ministr

May 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 4, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan, North Sumatra – Residents in Pulau Sembilan village of Langkat regency, North Sumatra, refused to allow a Chinese fishing vessel to dock at a local port on Sund

April 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 14, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Jakarta – One person has died and six others have been severely injured in a fire that destroyed four boats in the old port of Teluk Dalam, South Nias regency in North

March 4, 2020

Jakarta Globe - March 4, 2020

Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – Koral, a coalition of non-governmental organizations advocating for fisheries and ocean sustainability, has criticized the government's policies on fisheries

Jakarta Post - March 4, 2020

Jakarta – Several nongovernmental organizations are joining forces to monitor the government's policies on the fisheries sector and to make sure they would not harm the security and ec

February 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 11, 2020

Jakarta – Saudi Arabia will provide Rp 1.4 trillion (about US$102 million) to help empower farmers and fisherfolk through the establishment of a sharia-based digital payment platform t

January 24, 2020

Jakarta Globe - January 24, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has decided to extend the service of anti-illegal fishing task force Satgas 115 following an evaluation by related ministries and sta

January 17, 2020

Jakarta Globe - January 17, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Indonesia plans to buy bigger boats to allow its coast guards to travel across the ocean, most notably the Natuna Sea, and expand their patrol reach, the gover

January 9, 2020

Reuters - January 9, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesia's military said on Thursday that Chinese coast guard vessels and fishing boats had left disputed waters in the western reaches of the South China Sea following a vi

Tempo - January 9, 2020

Sg Wibisono, Balikpapan – An observer of sea transportation Bambang Haryo Soekartono responded to rampant China's coast guard vessels and fishing boats trespassing Indonesian territori

January 8, 2020

Sydney Morning Herald - January 8, 2020

Stanley Widianto and Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – Indonesia's air force deployed four fighter jets to the South China Sea late on Tuesday in a stand-off with Beijing after Jakarta

Jakarta Post - January 8, 2020

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's visit to Natuna regency in Riau Islands serves as a signal that Indonesia sees its territorial integrity as a matter of great importance, a m

January 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 7, 2020

Jakarta – A recent maritime spat between Indonesia and China over the Natuna island chain in Riau Islands province has not affected investments between the two countries, according to

Jakarta Globe - January 7, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Several ministries and government institutions are in discussion to formulate a new omnibus bill to sort out overlapping responsibilities and authorities in In

Reuters - January 7, 2020

Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesia will mobilise fishermen to join warships in the South China Sea to help defend against Chinese vessels, the government said, as the biggest stand-