Vulnerable to Piracy
Even after two years, Herry Udin still remembers the report he filed. After the devastating accounts he experienced in mid-June 2015, he went to Pulau Pondok Dayung, North Jakarta. His destination was the Directorate of Water Police Office of Metropolitan Jakarta. Herry wanted to report a piracy on the Marshall Islands container ship Chiloe Island MV.
At the time, Herry was still working at Indra Pratama Shipping, an agent…
Two weeks have passed, and the cargo ship MV Ever Judger has not left the waters of Balikpapan Bay in East Kalimantan. This ship, which sails under the flag of Panama, should have set sail on March 30, leaving Balikpapan with a cargo of 74,000 tons of coal, headed for Lumut, Perak, Malaysia. The captain had been authorized to leave by the port authority.