Maritime industry meeting with MOT

Maritime industry meeting with MOT. Focus discussion on issues and challenges which was chaired by YBrs Puan Normah Osman, TKSU (Dasar) MOT. Also in attendance Jabatan Laut Malaysia, MASA, MOSVA, IKMAL, myMET, MASTRA, SSSA and this is the first meeting together under the Coalition Of Maritime Professionals, Associations & Shipping Sectors, Malaysia (COMPASS).

Meeting wrap up after 3 hours. The following maritime issues being highlighted:
– Bona Fide Status
– Malaysian Build for Malaysia
– Local content- Cabotage Policy
– Tax incentive- Seafarers sign on / off issue during MCO
– Shipping Fund / Maritime Fund
– Bare Boat Charter
– Maritime training matters
– Malaysian Tonnage
– Malaysia Shipping Masterplan & National Shipping & Port Council
– MSO 1952 & Definition of Ships
And many more maritime related


New IMP Workshop

Proceeding from a series of New IMP workshops held in early 2020, MIGHT organised a Focus Group Discussion with key stakeholders earlier today. They presented on the Work in Progress on the New Industrial Master Plan. AMIM provided significant insight into this national strategy document in driving towards sustainable industry development especially in the pandemic recovery era.


AMIM East Coast Shipyards Members Visit

On 23rd & 24th September 2020, the Acting President of Association of Marine Industries of Malaysia (AMIM), Mr. Soo Jee Main and 20 more AMIM members visited the AMIM members located at East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. AMIM Delegation visited MSET Shipbuilding Corporation Sdn Bhd, the oldest member of AMIM & Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) with both located at Kuala Terengganu on the first day of the visit. On the 2ndday, AMIM visited Sulong Marine Slipway, a small local yard located at Kuala Terengganu with experience over 40 years of building wooden boats/ships. The delegation then moves further down the coastline visiting Geliga Slipway at Kemaman & Pernepa Engineering & Maritime Services at Kuantan.

It was quite an eye-opening visit led to AMIM & its East Coast Members deepening ties and to building a solid partnership in a wide range of fields. The visit on 23 & 24 September gave an opportunity to have fruitful discussion about future bilateral relations, expectations and how AMIM could further boost their active contribution to the marine industry especially SBSR sector.

Photo Credit: Media Kreatif UMT & AMIM Members