At A Glance
As the largest archipelagic country in the world, marine transportation plays important roles for Indonesian economic growth and welfare
By having a destiny as an archipelagic country, is actually a valuable basic capital for economic development and welfare of its people. The vast ocean of almost two thirds of Indonesia is not an inter-island separator, but as a unifying force that integrates inter-island and international areas.
Therefore, in order to improve the utilization of Indonesia's geographical potential, it is necessary for the sons and daughters of the nation who are educated and have special competence in marine transportation field. With that foundation of thought, the Department of Marine Transportation was established.