Ship Registry Division

Objective

To ensure that the operation of registration is efficient and effective in accordance with the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 and the rules in force.

Function

  • Coordinate and monitor ship registration activities at Marine Head Office and Registrar Office:

    • Malaysian Ship Registry

    • Malaysian International Ship Registry

    • Langkawi International Yacht Registry

    • Terminable Ship Registry

  • Regulate boat licensing matters.

  • Conduct validation inspection on ships registration in Malaysia.

Activities

  • Issue Certificate of Survey.

  • Prepare statistics on ships registration for maritime industry usage in Malaysia.

  • Coordinate, monitor and approve the application and approval of the vessel name and register the ship based on the review of the documents, plans and ship registration system.

  • Analyze the proposals relating to the development of shipping policies.

  • Coordinate and monitor Carving and Marking Inspection domestically and also internationally for the purpose of registration of Permanent Ship Registry under the ship registration system.

  • Coordinate and facilitate the verification status and originality (genuinnity) with the country producing cancellation of registration (deletion certificate) for the purpose of registering ships in Malaysia.

  • Coordinate, monitor and facilitate mortgage arrangements and the status of charges/bankruptcy with lenders charging to ship owners, stakeholders, companies Commission of Malaysia and of the Court of Admiralty.

  • Coordinate and monitor the boat/ship inspection for the purposes of the registration of ships and boat licensing.

  • Coordinate, facilitate and assist any enforcement agencies/organizations interested in obtaining information regarding boat licensing and ship registration.

  • Coordinate, facilitate and assist stakeholders by providing information regarding boat licensing and ship registrations for the purpose of ship transcript.