The Indonesian Consulate General (KJRI) in Johor Bahru confirmed that it had rescued seven Indonesian seafarers who were adrift at Malaysian waters for two days.
All of them were being taken to capital city Port Moresby from Daru.
There are several challenges that hinder the repatriation to take place sooner.
More than 133,000 seafarers have access to social protection and insurance schemes.
It's very advantageous for seafarers and their families.
On January 3 this year, Rwabee and all its crew were seized by Houthi group when it was on Al Hudaydah waters in Yemen.
The seafarers will be repatriated after investigation concluded that they were not guilty.
40.57 percent of complaints were reported by local vessel crew, and 55.07 percent were from those working on foreign vessels."