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The Malaysian Maritime Industry Database
Malaysia has what it takes to emerge as a serious player in the maritime industry which includes shipbuilding, ship repairing, support services and maritime leisure industry. Blessed with favourable maritime features including being located along critical and busy sea lanes, Malaysia has many advantages that can be harnessed to elevate the nation's competitiveness and stature among key maritime nations.
The marine industry is not only as a conduit to Malaysia's trade but is also an important source of employment. Various activities in the industry provide a platform for the development of skills in a wide range areas such as naval architecture, engineering and fabrication.
Malaysian Maritime Industry Database is applicable for all sub-sectors of the shipbuilding/ ship repair which include shipbuilding; ship repair subcontractor/ vendor; marine equipment supplier/ manufacturer; ship repair/ maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO); design house and training centre.
By compiling a comprehensive industry database, the process of oversee the sector, identify the related companies, their capabilities and their current activity will be much easier. Collectively, the industry data will enable TDA to identify the capable maritime industry players for technological advancement and business competitiveness.
It is crucial to capture current industry data and identify issues hence provide the real industry scenario in strategizing necessary steps for the betterment of the industry through Offset Programme platform.