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Analysis of Indonesian Sea Border Ferry Cross Countries——Case studies: The Comparison Between Indonesia and Malaysia (Batam – Johor and Nunukan - Tawau)

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DOI: 10.23977/msmi.2018.82620


Danny Faturachman

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Danny Faturachman


Indonesian waters in addition to providing a links between the city and the island, also among countries. As the border of Sumatera island, Batam as a bridge between Indonesia and Malaysia, also Singapore. And in Kalimantan island, Nunukan as a bridge between Indonesia and Malaysia. The location would be very strategic being the region of the border between countries, supported by a network of sea transport international traffic crowded. The activity of the transportation development in Indonesia, especially sea transportation has been increasing. It is because the impact of the economic, social, culture of the society activities. The research objective is to know whether the population in Indonsesia especially the resident from Batam and Nunukan and also the people of Malaysia, from Johor and Tawau want to use ferry cross country is quite big enough. In addition, is also to know the ferry terminal and sea port in Indonesia and Malaysia, accept the kinds of vessels and safety tools on board. This research use method case study with the data collection gained from the field on board between ferries from Batam – Johor and Nunukan – Tawau. The result that indicated ferries from Batam is good enough and more modern and also have better facilities than in Nunukan.


Batam, Cross Countries, Ferry, Johor, Nunukan, Sea Border.

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