Ministry of Transport has provided sponge and safety certificates to 33,052 fishing vessels in February 2019.
Director General of the Ministry of Transport of the Ministry of Transport and the number of certified fishermen in the ministry are increasing, “Ministry spokesman Hengki Angkasawan said on Friday.
At the end of January, the number of small fishery vessels with less than seven tons (GDs) has risen to 30,529, with the number increased to 33,052 ships by February 20.
Angkasawan said that there are 19,694 people in the island of Java on 33,052 ships approved by the Ministry.
In addition to providing fishing boat certificates, the Ministry issued a naval book at one of the necessary documents for fishermen.
The number of naval books issued by the Ministry is continuously increasing, he pointed out.
“On February 20, 2019, the number of certified fishermen has reached 232,414 at the Human Resources Development Institute for Transport,” he said.
Angkan has insisted that the Ministry has promised to facilitate and expedite licensing of fishermen. So they can continue their operations and meet the security requirements.
The Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries have completed negotiations on the draft agreement on naval and fishing legitimacy.
Two vessels exchange data on fishing vessels to prevent copies of shipping data.