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Indonesian Maritime Law Association

Integrating Indonesian Sea Transportation with the World

The Indonesian Maritime Law Association or Asosiasi Hukum Maritim Indonesia (IMLA) was formally established as a non-governmental not-for-profit Indonesian legal entity in 17 July 2009.

IMLA is the Indonesian member organization of the Comité Maritime International (CMI), a non-governmental international organization devoted to the unification of maritime laws around the world.

IMLA represents Indonesia at the International Conferences of the CMI. At these international conferences, discussions take place between delegations sent by maritime law associations around the world with the object of arriving at conclusions on the direction of maritime law development. These conclusions are then communicated to the governments of each maritime law association's country and to relevant international organizations.

Vision and Mission
IMLA aims to develop the Indonesian maritime sector through the facilitation of the expansion of the Indonesian merchant marine fleet, improvement of Indonesian law, integration with the international community and empowerment of private and governmental resources. We are committed to the democratic development of a transparent and predictable legal regime and the fostering of advancement of human resources both in the legal profession and among seafarers.

To achieve its vision and mission, IMLA endeavours to conduct the following activities:

  • conduct seminars, workshops and other meetings in relation to the maritime field to the members of IMLA and communities interested in maritime field;
  • collect, publish and distribute, through any tools and media, the literature, statutory laws, treaties and international conventions in the field of maritime law for free;
  • convey advices and thoughts in order to improve the maritime world and profession in Indonesia; and
  • provide facilities and develop the relationship between the members of IMLA, the maritime communities, either private or governmental institutions, including but not limited to the in the maritime industry, international organizations and government officials.

Please contact us, join us, and help Indonesia navigate towards greater domestic prosperity and international integration.