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Fishing & Maritime Affairs

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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

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