Expertise: Shipping & Logistics

Indonesia Shipping Law: Requirements for Ownership of Vessels

SSEK Law Firm partner Stephen Igor Warokka and associate Mutiara Kasih Ramadhani provide the latest information for Indonesia on port state control, marine casualties and owners’ liability, cargo claims, maritime liens and ship arrests, passenger claims, ship-owners’ income tax relief, and the implications of environmental regulations, trade sanctions and international conflict, in the Chambers and Indonesia Shipping Law: Requirements for Ownership of Vessels

Shipping Law – Indonesia

SSEK Law Firm partner Stephen I. Warokka and Mutiara K. Ramadhani, an associate at the firm, have contributed the Indonesia chapter to the Chambers Shipping 2024 global guide. The guide provides the latest information on port state control, marine casualties and owners’ liability, cargo claims, maritime liens and ship arrests, passenger claims, ship-owners’ income tax Shipping Law – Indonesia

New Indonesia Trade Regulation on Import Policies and Arrangements: A Simplification or Mere Clarification?

On December 11, 2023, the Indonesian Minister of Trade (“MoT”) issued a new regulation that introduces substantial changes to import policies and arrangements, with the stated aim of clarifying and improving import procedures in Indonesia. The new regulation, MoT Regulation No. 36 of 2023 on Import Policies and Arrangements (“Regulation 36/2023”), is effective as of New Indonesia Trade Regulation on Import Policies and Arrangements: A Simplification or Mere Clarification?

SSEK Named Leading Law Firm for Multiple Practice Areas in New Legal 500 Rankings for Indonesia

SSEK Law Firm is recognized as a Tier 1 firm for four practice areas in the 2024 Legal 500 Asia Pacific directory of the leading law firms and lawyers in the region, underlining SSEK’s position as one of the elite law firms in Indonesia. SSEK received a top-tier ranking for:   Corporate and M&A IT, SSEK Named Leading Law Firm for Multiple Practice Areas in New Legal 500 Rankings for Indonesia

Directorate General of Sea Transportation Reaffirms Requirement to Have Indonesian Shipping Company as Majority Shareholder for Vessel Registration

Following the major change in 2021 to the criteria for the registration of vessels in Indonesia, the Director General of Sea Transportation (“DGST”) has reaffirmed that any company that wishes to register a vessel in Indonesia for commercial purposes must have an Indonesian sea transportation company as its majority shareholder. The elucidation to Article 93 Directorate General of Sea Transportation Reaffirms Requirement to Have Indonesian Shipping Company as Majority Shareholder for Vessel Registration

Vessel-Owning JV Companies Must Have Indonesian Shipping Company as Majority Shareholder for Vessel Registration

Following the enactment of the Omnibus Law (Law No. 11 of 2020 on Job Creation) on November 2, 2020, the Government of Indonesia issued various implementing government regulations to regulate a wide array of sectors, including the shipping sector. On February 2, 2021, the Government of Indonesia issued Government Regulation No. 31 of 2021 dated Vessel-Owning JV Companies Must Have Indonesian Shipping Company as Majority Shareholder for Vessel Registration

Shipping – Indonesia

SSEK Law Firm partner Stephen Igor Warokka and associate Mutiara Kasih Ramadhani provide the latest information on port state control, marine casualties and owners’ liability, cargo claims, maritime liens and ship arrests, passenger claims, ship-owners’ income tax relief and the implications of Covid-19, environmental regulations and trade sanctions in Indonesia, in the Chambers and Partners Shipping – Indonesia

Shipping Law – Indonesia

Chambers Shipping 2023 Chambers Shipping 2023 covers 29 jurisdictions. The guide provides the latest information on port state control, marine casualties and owners’ liability, cargo claims, maritime liens and ship arrests, passenger claims, ship-owners’ income tax relief, and the implications of COVID-19, environmental regulations and trade sanctions. Download the Indonesia chapter of Shipping 2023 here.