The Function of the Harbormaster for the Security and Safety of Shipping

Abbas ., Syahruddin Nawi, Hamzah Baharuddin, Ilham Abbasi


Shipping safety is very important and is the center of all aspects of the shipping world. The harbormaster as the government at the port has the responsibility to ensure the safety and security of shipping. This research is a normative-legal research using a statute, comparative and conceptual approaches. The results show that the implementation of the safety and security functions of shipping by the harbormaster is carried out in accordance with international law and national law in shipping. Optimizing the harbormaster in carrying out the safety and security functions of shipping as well as carrying out supervision of the maritime affairs of the ship will realize the achievement of safety, security and order in shipping activities.

Keywords: Harbormaster, Security and Safety of Shipping, Maritime.

DOI: 10.7176/JLPG/105-07

Publication date: January 31st 2021

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