The latest information regarding yacht fuel in Indonesia 2020

Indonesian and foreign-flagged ships will be required to comply with new low-sulfur fuel rules that will start January 1st, 2020. This information has been issued by the country’s Ministry of Transportation as per multiple bulletins released earlier in the year. Under International Maritime Organisation (IMO) rules that will come into effect in 2020, fuel with […]

Australian decision to allow Superyachts to Charter a way to look forward for Indonesia

Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia were very happy to see the Australian Government decision allowing foreign flagged superyachts to charter in Australian waters as it passed unanimously with bipartisan support through both house of parliament on Thursday 5th December. “This land mark decision can only be used as a further example that Indonesia should follow suit […]

11 common questions APS Indonesia receive from superyacht captain’s looking to cruise Indonesia

Motor Yacht Octopus at dock in Waisa, Raja Ampat

 What makes Indonesia stand out from other countries Superyachts can visit in SE Asia/Pacific? The question of ‘Why would Indonesia be better to cruise than any other South-East Asian country’ is very simple. It’s diversity. There are over 17,000 islands in Indonesia covering three time zones. That itself allows for our clients whom are […]

APS welcomes Race for Water to Bali

APS Welcomes Race For Water to Bali

Today Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia welcomes the Race For Water Foundation to Bali during their third of five-year expedition around the world. Their mission is to spread awareness about the urgent need to preserve our oceans and we are proud to support this environmental cause. APS proudly stands behind the teams incredible passion towards promoting […]

West Papua officially becomes the world’s first Conservation Province

At the end of April 2019 the government of the West Papua province, on the island of New Guinea passed legislation that the Eastern Indonesian province would establish as the country’s first ever conservation region. The legalities would ensure that sustainable development and conservation are at the frontline of any economic activity or development. The […]

Komodo National Park closure update

With the recent reports from Indonesia regarding the Komodo National Marine Park closure. APS would like to clarify that visitors needn’t worry as this will only be a partial closure and most will be unaffected. Visitors can still expect almost the exact same experience and viewing opportunities when visiting the National Park to spot the […]

Dr Andy Lewis to represent APS Indonesia at the Singapore Yacht Show

It is our pleasure to invite Dr. Andy Lewis as a guest and representative of Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) Indonesia at the upcoming Singapore Yacht Show. As our premier guide and consultant scientist Dr Lewis will be the opening speaker at the Asia Pacific Superyacht Conference and will be discussing the current status of the […]

APS Indonesia welcome 2 new team members

APS Indonesia is happy to announce the extension of their already skilled and diverse team by welcoming Dr Andy Lewis as On Board Support Guide and Pak Arief as qualified Dive Guide. The two come from vastly different backgrounds but both bring a wealth of knowledge and skills to the APS team enhancing the already […]