Overview

Indonesia is an archipelago country in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Indonesia comprises 17,508 islands and thirty three provinces. Thus, the functions of the sea for the existence of this country which are as a mean of bridge or as integration of national authority and also as unifying force of the nation become the most crucial aspect.

Sea transportation is one of the economical infrastructure for even distribution of country developments result and a main motor of natural resources, national development resources as well as nation security safeguarding. Sea transportation sector becomes the idol to bring in foreign exchange promises if it is well maintained, to increase market share of national fleet, to decrease the deficit of sea transportation services and to uphold “ Cabotage principles “ in Indonesia as well.