Seribu Islands Regent, Husein Murad submits Basic Safety Training Certificate for Motorsailer (BST-KLM) symbolically to Panggang Island resident who has done the training. Motorsailer is a domestic shipping fisheries vessel which is used in Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
" This training is very helpful. It is the absolute requirement to sail a boat"
"This training is done through cooperation with Seribu Islands Regency and Jakarta Sailing College (STIP)," he mentioned, Thursday (9/20).
According to him, there are 115 residents who have completed their training and passed on evaluation. It means they are capable to sail the boat and recognized internationally. "Congratulation and I hope this achievement can be useful. We will continue to hold this training in other islands," he conveyed.
Meanwhile, Abu Rizki (27) a Panggang Island resident stated, he welcomes Basic Safety Training for Motorsailer (BST-KLM) because most residents in Seribu Islands are fishermen.
"This training is very helpful. It is the absolute requirement to sail a boat," h e mentioned.