Jakarta – Activists from Fukushima Anti-Nuclear Indonesia (IANFU) held a protest action commemorating International Ocean Day on Tuesday June 8 demanding that the Japanese government no
Fishing & Maritime Affairs
June 8, 2021
June 4, 2021
Using a snorkel and protective gloves, Pariama Hutasoit dives down into the clear waters off the Indonesian island of Bali to pull away plastic from a "reef star" installed by her conse
June 2, 2021
Bec Strating – Recent media reports suggest that different perspectives on maritime boundaries are creating tensions between Australia and Indonesia.
Indonesia's navy has officially ended its efforts to salvage the KRI Nanggala-402 submarine, which sank in April in waters off Bali island, leading to the deaths of all 53 on board, a n
May 30, 2021
Ternate, North Maluku – Search teams are looking for one missing person after rescuing all other passengers from a large ferry that caught fire in North Maluku, an official said Sunday.
Koya Jibiki, Jakarta – Indonesia aims to expand its submarine fleet by as much a triple its current line up to 12 vessels, multiple defense sources here say, just a month after one of i
May 21, 2021
Aisyah Llewellyn and Reno Surya, Surabaya, Indonesia – As Indonesian authorities announced this week that a salvage operation involving Chinese underwater rescue vessels had managed to
May 18, 2021
Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – Two life rafts from a lost Indonesian submarine have been retrieved from the floor of the ocean near Bali but the China-led recovery operat
May 16, 2021
Sydney, Australia – The crew of an Indonesian fishing trawler that was "clinging to their vessel" in bad weather has been rescued off Australia's west coast, a top Canberra official sai
May 3, 2021
Amy Chew – Indonesian lawmakers are calling for the sister ship to KRI Nanggala 402 – which sank recently with the loss of all 53 crew – to be grounded until it is proven seaworthy.
April 26, 2021
Denpasar – A missing Indonesian submarine has been found, broken into at least three parts, deep in the Bali Sea, army and navy officials have said, as the president sent condolences to
April 25, 2021
Nilufar Rizki, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Sunday the country's missing submarine had been found sunken in the Bali Sea and that he had sent his condolences to th
April 24, 2021
Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – It's the terrible outcome that was feared inevitable when a submarine vanished off the coast of Bali three days ago.
April 23, 2021
Indonesia's president has ordered an all-out effort to find a missing submarine in a race against time to save the 53 crew, whose oxygen supply was only expected to last another 24 hour
April 22, 2021
Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – Indonesia was on Thursday night holding out hope of finding the KRI Nanggala-402 submarine that disappeared off the coast of Bali after the
April 13, 2021
Fadli, Batam, Riau Islands – The Riau Islands administration, which governs a string of islands adjacent to the South China Sea, has started charging vessels parking fees in six anchora
April 4, 2021
Jakarta – Rescuers were searching for 17 missing fishermen after two boats collided in waters off Indramayu, in West Java province, officials said Sunday.
March 12, 2021
Natali Pearson – Indonesia has had a moratorium on the commercial salvage of underwater cultural heritage since 2010.
March 4, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) and the Attorney General's Office (AGO) will commence the sinking of 10 illegal fishing boats that were caught operat
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
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