Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Indonesian Navy is still trying to determine which country had launched the underwater drone or sea glider found in Selayar Island, South Sulawesi.
Fishing & Maritime Affairs
January 5, 2021
December 17, 2020
Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The Indonesian government will reopen some of its waters to fishing with seine and trawl nets, drawing criticism over the destruction wrought by this practice.
December 9, 2020
Fadli, Batam – The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry's Hiu Macan Tutul 02 patrol boat captured Malaysian-flagged fishing vessel KF 5152 caught illegally fishing in the Indonesian
November 26, 2020
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) on Wednesday asked President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to appoint a new Maritime and Fisheries Minister w
November 21, 2020
Azka Namirah, Jakarta – "It is so hard to earn a living as a fisherman today. Years ago, my wife and children never had to ask me to make more money because it was enough.
November 13, 2020
Mardika Parama, Jakarta – Insufficient cold storage infrastructure and lengthy shipping routes have posed challenges for fishery product distribution in Indonesia, impeding the industry
November 6, 2020
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – One person died while another one went missing after two fishing boats collided in the waters of Pangkalan Brandan in Langkat regency, North Sumatra.
October 28, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW) has called on the Indonesian government to increase patrols around the country's outermost islands in the North Natun
September 23, 2020
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Indonesian Traditional Fishermen (KNTI) secretary, Ling Rohimin, in a virtual discussion on Wednesday said that the Indonesian government has yet
September 17, 2020
Jakarta – A crew member aboard KM Yuliner was killed while four others were missing when the cargo ship burst into flames off the coast of South Buton regency in South-east Sulawesi, In
September 16, 2020
Jakarta – One of six crew members aboard KM Yuliner was killed when the cargo ship burst into flames off the coast of South Buton regency, Southeast Sulawesi on Tuesday.
September 15, 2020
John McBeth, Jakarta – Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) cutter 5204 has become such a familiar sight inside and on the fringes of Indonesia's 200-nautical-mile Economic Exclusion Zone (EEZ) th
August 29, 2020
Aristyo Darmawan – At the inauguration of the new chief of Indonesia's Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA) in February 2020, Indonesian President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo expressed hope 'tha
August 25, 2020
Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Shipowners Association (INSA) and an industry expert have called on the government to reevaluate the subsidized "Tol Laut" (maritime hi
July 8, 2020
Jakarta – The decision by Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo opening the door to exports of lobster larvae is a grave error.
July 7, 2020
Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – An investigative report has revealed the political links between Indonesia's fisheries minister and a slew of companies recently awarded permits for a controve
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
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
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
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 – The police have announced three suspects for human trafficking aboard Chinese fishing ship Long Xing 629.
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
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
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