Seafarer Affairs and Port Division



To plan, analyze and certify management and maritime transportation activities which focuses on the development of shipping and seamen in accordance with the requirements of the industry based on the national and International legislation.



  • Design and plan the development of shipping policies and seafarers welfare.

  • Formulating laws, rules and regulations related to the development of shipping and seamen.



  • Develop the direction of Malaysia Shipping Development Fund.

  • Administer the IMO Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS) implementation at Marine Department Malaysia.

  • Develop the implementation of Malaysia Shipping Master Plan.

  • Analyze the proposal on the development of shipping and seafarer policy.

  • Planning the development of Central Mercantile Marine Fund.

  • Administer Seafarer Management Center.

  • Establish standards for Maritime Training Institutions and Malaysian Seafarers Supplier Agencies.

  • Draft and establish regulations concerning shipping and seafarer.