On 1 January , the Government of Malaysia implemented a national cabotage policy with an aim to protect and promote a strong national. Malaysia’s cabotage policy was lifted in June Credit: Westports. Malaysia’s liberalisation of the cabotage rule has hurt local. Malaysia Shipowners’ Association called for review of the cabotage policy in Malaysia, noting that it did not reduce the price of goods and is.

Author: Goltigrel Zolosho
Country: Uruguay
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 23 February 2009
Pages: 429
PDF File Size: 3.5 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.81 Mb
ISBN: 169-8-36370-488-5
Downloads: 68904
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Shakarisar

Abdul Hak said low minimum salary and weak regulations onboard the ship and vessel specification in the countries of origin also played a role in the flood of foreign ships in Malaysian waters, some of which were unsafe and not seaworthy.

For Malaysian ships, licences may be granted oplicy with or without conditions for a period of between 6 months to 2 years. It was also closely connected to other issues clouding the industry, such as the lack of jobs for local players and reduction in vessels, leading to a shortage of training berths for cadets.

Insight & Knowledge

Currently you have JavaScript disabled. MPA Singapore clarifies position on territorial waters. Maritime UK launches updated Code of Practice for autonomous navigation. The master, owner or agent of any ship which contravenes these provisions will be guilty of an offence and upon conviction be liable to a fine.


Masa: Review removal of the cabotage policy | Daily Express Online, Sabah, Malaysia.

Finally, MASA had stressed that it is encouraging the government to consider a review of the policy, including restricting the exemption to international transhipment container trade in all East Malaysian ports.

Following its implementation, this protectionist policy has been liberalised throughout the years. Your comment has been sent. When Malaysian legal advice is required, we work closely with Malaysian correspondent lawyers. On 1 Januarythe Government of Malaysia implemented a national cabotage policy with an aim to protect and promote a strong national shipping-owning industry. It is recognised however that in some cases there may be insufficient Malaysian ships to meet domestic demand.

ClassNK announces partial revision on the steel vessel rules. Samskip to develop autonomous, zero-emissions containerships. Five strategic steps to offshore wind innovation in the US.

Malaysian Ministry of Transport. The Panel has recommended the abolition….

Ministry of International Trade and Industry

In the carriage of containerised transhipment cargo between certain ports in Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia was allowed. Overview Following its implementation, this protectionist policy has been liberalised throughout the cabofage.

An innovative financial approach. FLNG unit sets sail for Argentina. Unlocking the benefits of renewable propulsion Diane Gilpin. Sosma remains but ISA won’t be revived: Amin told local media.

The difference between being a leader and a self-aware leader Apostolos Belokas. Among other things, he said the liberalisation of the cabotage policy had led to more foreign ships moving freely in Malaysian waters as domestic shipping licence were no longer needed.


More changes to the coastal shipping regime in Australia.

Smart Green Shipping Alliance: However, this situation should be reconsider the Malaysia Shipowners’ Association MASA said, noting that it did not reduce the price of goods, and is damaging local shippers. InMalaysia recorded a freight loss of RM25 billion, as cargo was transported by foreign vessels.

Paris MoU detentions during Ukraine to comply with IMO load lines convention. How to select a suitable BWTS, a roadmap to retrofitting. Six injured during explosion in pilot boat off Malaysia. We would like to ensure that you are still receiving content that you find useful — please confirm that you would like to continue to receive ILO newsletters.

We can see shipping companies from China ferrying cargo from East Malaysia to West Malaysia, filling the vacancy left by Malaysian companies that closed shop,” he said. Section 11 of the MSO sets out the requirements of a Malaysian ship as a ship which is wholly owned by.