Indonesia is one country that has a great maritime potential. Indonesia consist of a group of islands with a coastline with long until 95,000 km. With existing geographical circumstances, Indonesia has a great potential for marine industry. Indonesia has sector of the economy that is not reliant on the mainland, but also in maritime field and make maritime based economy continues to grow in Indonesia and enhance the development of other industries. The business industry which is closely related to sea transport are the port business, multi-modal transport, an insurance company, shipbuilding industry and more. The industry have relation each other and grow together.
One of industry that is evolving with the development of the maritime industry is sea transportation. Sea transportation be a main force for the development of the maritime industry. Because of that, Indonesia should develop shipbuilding industry. Shipbuilding industry has good prospects along with the increasing demand for mass transportation and logistics amid rapid economic growth in Indonesia. Where the ship as a means of transport linking economic activities between islands in Indonesia. Ship a provider of transportation and working facilities of mining, fisheries, tourism, as well as the main tool providers defense system. So the need for the ship will continue to increase. Shipbuilding industry has good prospects to support the Indonesian maritime power.