JAKARTA (Yosefardi) – Minister of maritime and fishery Susi Pudjiastuti plans to provide 3,325 units of vessels for fishermen during 2016.

The government has allocated 27% of state budget for maritime and fishery ministry for providing infrastructure of fishery.

The said vessels (3,325 units) will cost around Rp2.09 trillion. Earlier the government has set to provide 5,000 units of vessels.

The vessels consist of 1,020 units with weight capacity of 5 gross tons (GT), 1,000 units of 10 GT, 150 units of 20 GT, 10 units of 30 GT, and 25 units of more than 30 GT.