Luhut to Make Bakamla as National Coast Guard
Translator: Dewi Elvia Muthiariny
Editor: Petir Garda Bhwana
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan planned to create the Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla) as the sole marine and coast guard body in Indonesia. This would be carried out since the national shipping industry was still hampered due to the lack of a single sea management body.
“It will have full authority as the coast guard, and will become a partner for INSA (Indonesian National Shipowners Association) too,” Luhut said on Monday, December 9.
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