The rise of illegal fishing in Indonesia in the last 5 years has caused many problems. In the marine and fisheries sector. because apart from harassing state sovereignty it also causes state financial losses. Losses due to illegal fishing reach US$ 20 billion or Rp. 240 trillion per year.
Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone
The Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone is a lane outside and bordering the Indonesian territorial sea. as stipulated based on the law in force concerning Indonesian waters. With this EEZ, the government has sovereign rights to use its policies. in regulating foreign ships carrying out illegal fishing in Indonesian sea territory.
Cases of illegal fishing
One of the cases of illegal fishing in 2015 which prosecuted the captain of a foreign-owned ship. through the court process, namely the case of Zhu Nian Le. Chinese national The captain of the ship M.V. Hai.Fa was charged with article 100 juncto …