94% of fishing vessel crew do not possess certifications

Most domestic fishing vessel crews lack the certification to work on fishing vessels and at sea. This is quite ironic, considering it will influence the safety and welfare of fishing boat personnel. The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and the Ministry of Manpower must coordinate, jointly monitor or inspect, and discipline ship owners and […]

Unreported Fishing di Arafura Mencapai 29.39 Persen

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Indonesia masih menghadapi masalah serius dalam tata kelola perikanan skala kecil. Salah satu problem yang dihadapi adalah minimnya pendataan hasil tangkapan perikanan skala kecil terutama pada kapal ukuran dibawah 10 GT. Hal ini mengakibatkan dan berdampak pada kurangnya transparansi pengelolaan perikanan. Aktivitas perikanan skala kecil sering kali diremehkan, padahal mempunyai kontribusi sosial dan ekonomi cukup […]

Enhancing Protection Standards for Fishing Vessel Crew

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Currently, it is difficult for the capture fisheries industry to apply protection standards that are sensitive to human rights. Annually, at least 24,000 people are killed, and 24 million are injured on commercial fishing vessels, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO) statistics. Aside from the threat to health and safety, Indonesia has a long […]

Protection of Fishing Vessel Crews Should Not Be Done Partially

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The government has not fully protected fishermen, particularly Indonesian fishing boat crews who work at home and abroad. 232 fishing boat crews became victims over two years, from 2020 to 2022. They are victims of forced labour and human trafficking as a result of insufficient legal protections, policies, and programs for fishing boat crews. Destructive […]

Penanggulangan Sampah Laut Dari Sektor Perikanan Tangkap<br>Pembelajaran Dari Inisiatif Fishing For Litter

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Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW) Indonesia dan Greeneration Foundation Indonesia (GFI) merupakan dua dari beberapa lembaga non pemerintah di Indonesia yang dipercaya menjadi mitra dalam pelaksanaan proyek percontohan berkaitan penanganan sampah plastik di laut sebagai bagian dari proyek Rethinking Plastics. Proyek Rethinking Plastics bertujuan untuk mendorong percepatan penerapan konsumsi dan produksi plastik yang berkelanjutan dalam rangka […]

Developing Blue Economy at KBA Wabula

According to a World Bank report, the role of the sea is critical to Indonesia’s welfare. The sea’s position is extensive because it has a high value and contribution to the fishery sector worth US$27 billion, employs 7 million people, and meets more than half of Indonesia’s animal protein needs. However, there are challenges in […]

DFW Gelar Kampanye Lingkungan Laut di Wabula

Memperingati Hari Air Sedunia Sedunia yang jatuh pada tanggal 22 Maret dan mendukung kampanye Bulan Cinta Laut, Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW) Indonesia menggelar kampanye lingkungan laut dan aksi bersih pantai di pesisir pantai Wabula, kabupaten Buton. Kegiatan tersebut melibatkan 500 siswa SD, SMP dan SMA, dan berlangsung pada kamis, 24/3/2022. Koordonator Nasional DFW Indonesia, Moh […]

Penangkapan Terukur Butuh Pengawasan Intensif

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Rencana Kementerian Kelautan dan Perikanan mengimplementasikan penangkapan terukur di WPP 718 membutuhan kesiapan pengawasan sumberdaya kelautan dan perikanan melalui sinergitas antar instansi penegak hukum seperti PSDKP, KKP, Bakamla, Polairud dan TNI AL, dan kerjasama antara pusat dan daerah terutama provinsi Maluku dan Papua. Hal tersebut terungkap dalam workshop penyusunan rencana strategis pengawasan sumberdaya kelautan dan […]

DFW : Ekonomi Biaya Tinggi Bebani Nelayan Kecil

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Nelayan kecil di Provinsi Maluku dan Maluku Utara merasakan beban pengeluaran yang lebih tinggi dalam melakukan operasi penangkapan ikan. Ekonomi biaya tinggi tersebut berasal dari pungutan retribusi izin daerah dan harga BBM yang lebih mahal dari pada daerah lain. Rencana Kementerian Kelautan dan Perikanan yang akan memberlakukan sistim kontrak dengan memprioritaskan kuota bagi nelayan kecil […]

Inspection of Fishing Vessel Crews Overcomes Labor Violations

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The Indonesian government needs to find solutions to reduce the labor violations practices experienced by domestic fishing vessel crews. The National Fishers Center report said that in the last 2 years there have been 31 grievances of fishing vessel crews received by DFW Indonesia. Frequently reported labor violations practices are unpaid salaries, social security and […]