Safety of Navigation and Maritime Communication Division (NAVCOM)

  1. What is Marine Risk Assessment (MRA)?

    Risks assessment is a complex process which supposes the identification of the risk and its sources, as well as of the occurrence and severity of their consequences. This is necessary for elaborating the strategies for risk diminishing and safety improvement at sea by the adoption of measures for prevention, control and reduces the risks.

    For this purpose, IMO has developed a structured and systematic methodology for a formal safety assessment (FSA), to increase safety at sea, using risk analysis and an efficient risk management.Formal safety assessment (FSA) represents IMO’s response to the necessity of a modern approach of the process of establishing regulations in order to improve safety at sea.
     

  2. Do MRA required to be carried out in Malaysia?

    Yes, under Section 491B, Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 and reference made to Malaysia Shipping Notice (MSN) 02/2019.

  3. Siapakah yang boleh menjalankan Kajian Penilaian Risiko Marin(MRA)?

    MRA Study has to be conducted by competent consultant company registered with the Marine Department of Malaysia under the MRA Consultant Registration Scheme. The registration procedures and application form is available and can be download through Marine Department website. (JLM website – Click Services – Click Forms – Click Navigation). Submission of application form can be sent through e-mail to navcom@marine.gov.my

  4. What are the procedures and requirements for Marine Risk Assessment (MRA)?

    Marine Department of Malaysia have issued the guidelines for MRA Procedures and Requirements in Malaysia. The MRA Procedures and Requirements is available and can be download through Marine Department website. (JLM website – Click Services – Click Forms – Click Navigation).

  5. How to apply sand mining license?

    Sand mining application shall be made at the Department of Director General of Lands and Mines for federal sand and State Department of Lands and Mines for state sand.
     

  6. What are the criteria for sand mining application location that under Marine Department of Malaysia ?

    Each application sand mining location shall comply with buffer zone requirement that each location is not near with navigation aids, ship wreck and port limit, The area shall be at least not less than 3 nautical mile from the buffer zone.