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INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT SUES MV CALEDONIAN SKY SHIP ON CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW

INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT SUES MV CALEDONIAN SKY SHIP ON CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW

Spokesman of Foreign Affairs Ministry, Armanatha Nasir said that Indonesian government will sue full responsibility on the damage of coral reefs committed by MV Caledonia Sky ship. In a press briefing in Jakarta on Wednesday March 15th 2017, Armanatha explained that Indonesian government has made coordination with Coordinating Ministry of Maritime, Transportation Ministry, Maritime and Fishery Ministry, Law and Human Rights Ministry, the Police and the Attorney General’s Office. The Indonesian government will take further steps to gain the ship’s accountability.

“Indonesian government is really concern that this can happen and all steps will be taken to request its responsibility on the damage, whether it is in the context of criminal or civil law, to compensate the damage. Because it is the natural conservation area, so we need the criminal aspect,” he said.

  

Armanatha Nasir further said that every country that sails in the international water should obey the International Law of United Nations Convention on the law of the sea. Indonesian government is now focusing on doing some investigations, the impact of damage and what steps to be taken. This time, the ship and the captain of the MV Caledonian Sky ship, Keith Michael Taylor from England has left Indonesia without waiting the ongoing assessment process //Sekar;Trans : NK

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