Maritime

DGST appoints 24 new PSCOs and 9 mentors

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16 March 2018: The Secretary of the Directorate General for Sea Transportation, Capt Rudiana, formally appointed 24 successful candidates as Port State Control Officers on Friday 16 Marche 2018. He also appointed 9 PSC Mentors.  The PSCOs strengthen Indonesian inspection capacity which was recently enhanced with the formalisation of national regulations to clarify the basis […]

Maritime

Port State Control regulation introduced

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Indonesia introduced comprehensive Port State Control regulations in late 2017 following a long period of detailed development work with assistance from our team of experts. These regulations formalise and clarify the legal authority for the conduct of PSC inspections and set out details of: a. safety and security checks for Foreign Ships; b. the PSCO; […]

Security

Security for international trade

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International trade is vulnerable to criminal and terrorist threats. Exporting nations must be able to demonstrate effective security arrangements if they are to avoid additional expensive inspections and delays imposed by their trading partners.  AMSAT International has designed and delivered an extensive program of training for government security inspectors and auditors at six major ports […]

Aviation

Safer airports for Indonesia

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Indonesia now has a completely up-to-date set of documentation covering the standards and operating procedures for airports used in air transport operations. Working under contract to Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) our team of consultants worked closely with technical staff of the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation to complete a comprehensive redrafting of […]

Fisheries

Baseline survey on fisheries livelihood in Timor-Leste

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AMSAT International conducted a baseline survey in 2011 in Timor-Leste as part of the Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme (RFLP) of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The survey focused on the coastal small-scale fishers and coastal communities of Timor-Leste. The RFLP programme is operating in six South and Southeast Asian countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, […]

Maritime

Indonesian Non-Convention Vessel Standard (NCVS)

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The Indonesian Ministry of Transportation (KEMENHUB) has launched the comprehensive Non-Convention Vessel Standard (NCVS) for Indonesian-flagged vessels under 500 GT. This major reform was supported by the Australian Government with funding and technical advice.  The Directorate General of Sea Transportation (DGST) was the primary agency and received technical support from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). […]