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The Ministry of Transport organizes a beach clean-up to celebrate World Seafarers’ Day

  • 12 July 2023 07:36 AM
  • Eco Tourism Bali

The Directorate General of Maritime Transport (Ditjen Hubla) of the Ministry of Transport (Kemenhub) conducted a sea and beach clean-up operation involving all Implementation Technical Units (UPT) of the Directorate General of Hubla City simultaneously throughout Indonesia.

This activity is part of the Shipping Safety Campaign series of activities in the context of the International Day of the Seafarer 2023.

“Among the series of campaign activities carried out at this celebration is a clean sea and beach activity that was carried out simultaneously in all regions of Indonesia with the participation of UPT Ditjen Hubla,” said Director General of Maritime Transport of the Ministry of Transport Arif Toha. In a statement received in Badung, Bali, on Monday.

The Directorate General of Transport also conducted a clean-up at Kuta Beach in Bali which also had the support of Women in the Navy (WIMA) Indonesia and the Forum of Transport Journalists (Forwahub) on Monday.

The World Seas Day commemoration activity was used as a moment to raise awareness and engage the community and seafarers in preserving the sustainability of marine resources.

“This activity aims to clean the beach and sea from plastic waste and to raise awareness of the importance of keeping the marine environment clean,” Aref said.

On June 25-26, 2023, the General Directorate of Transport invited Indonesian people and seafarers to participate in clean sea and beach activities. All UPT Ditjen Hubla deployed in different regions of Indonesia participated in this activity.

“We thank all the Indonesians and seafarers who participated in this campaign and activities for clean seas and beaches. Their active participation has made a real contribution to sustaining and preserving marine resources and raising awareness of the importance of a clean marine environment,” Al-Hakim said.

He also called on all levels of society to continue to play an active role in preserving the cleanliness and sustainability of the marine environment.

According to him, awareness and concrete action in reducing the use of single-use plastics, managing waste wisely, and preserving the natural beauty of the sea will have a significant positive impact on a more sustainable and sustainable future for Indonesia.

He said that the Ministry of Transport is committed to continuing efforts and activities that support the security and safety of maritime shipping and the preservation of marine resources, and we all have a responsibility.

Source: klanpiece.com

Writer: Deska Yunita