Last week the Indonesian authorities allowed a limited number of nickel ore exporters who had complied with export rules to resume nickel ore shipments.
The Indonesian Directorate General of Customs has released list of nine companies which have been granted permit to resume export. The nine companies, according to a local news report are as follows:
With 3174 occurrences reported in 2018, the total number of occurrences recorded in the EMCIP database has grown to over 23000 representing an average of 3239 marine casualties or incidents per year over the past five years. The number of very serious casualties had continuously decreased since 2014; however, in 2018 there was a further downturn with 95 occurrences. A similar diminution in the number of ships lost was noted, with 12 reports more as compared with 2017.