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Fishing & Maritime Affairs

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January 5, 2021

Jakarta Globe - January 5, 2021

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.

December 17, 2020

Mongabay - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Tempo - 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

Channel News Asia - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Tempo - 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

Straits Times - 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 Post - 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

Asia Times - 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

East Asia Forum - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Tempo - 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

Mongabay - 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

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