Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is PT. Mega Agung Sejahtra ?

PT. Mega Agung Sejahtra is a company domiciled in Indonesia and is engaged in the recruitment of seaman candidate or crew members (ABK) for foreign ships. For more information, please contact us here :

What is a Seaman or Crew (ABK) ?

A seafarer is a person who works on board a ship as part of its crew, and may work in one of a number of different areas related to the operation and maintenance of a ship. This includes all people working on board ships. In addition, it is often referred to as the crew of the ship or crew. To be able to work on a ship, a seafarer must have a special marine certificate issued by the marine training agency.
The seafaring profession has been around for a long time, and the term seafarer has etymological origins when sailing ships have been the main mode of transportation at sea since antiquity. But now the term refers to any person who works on all types of ships as a mode of transportation, and includes people who operate ships professionally or recreationally, be it for the military navy or merchant ship fleet.
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How is the registration flow and how to register as a prospective Seaman or ABK (ABK) at PT. Mega Agung Sejahtra ?

To register as a prospective Sailor or ABK at PT. Mega Agung Sejahtra can be done by coming directly to the office of PT. Mega Agung Sejahtra at the address you can see at or register online through the website address
The registration flow can be seen here :

Where are the fishing vessels operating in Korea and Taiwan ?

For the ship’s operating area Taiwan is the Pacific, Indian, and Atlantic oceans, while Korea is specifically for local.

What ship flags are available ?

Taiwan, China and South Korea.

How long is the contract on Korean and Taiwanese fishing vessels ?

The contract for workers on fishing vessels in Taiwan is 2 years while in Korea it is 4 years and 10 months.

What types of fishing vessels are operated in each country ?

Taiwan = Long Line, Trawll, Squid, Gillnet and Korea = Anchovy, Layur

What is the minimum and maximum age limit to register as a prospective Seaman or crew member determined by Taiwan and Korea ?

Taiwan = 18-35 years while Korea = 20-45 years.

What is the last education to register as a prospective Seaman or ABK ?

Minimum Junior High School or equivalent.

What are the minimum and maximum height and weight limits for prospective Seaman or Crew (ABK) ?

Minimum weight 60 kg and minimum height 160 cm.

How long does it take for inexperienced documents to be ready to be placed on various fishing vessels ?

The minimum processing time for the required documents is 40 days.

How much monthly salary do you get from fishing boats in each host country ?

Based on data up to 2018 that the average salary standard in each host country: Taiwan for inexperienced = 300 – 350USD and experienced = 450-500USD while Korea for inexperienced and experienced = 1,822,240WON.