Jabatan Laut Malaysia

Jabatan Laut Malaysia is also known as the Marine Department Malaysia in English.

Logo of Marine Department Malaysia

It is a department under the purview of the Ministry of Transport, Malaysia.

The main functions of Jabatan Laut Malaysia are:
  • to ensure safety navigation of merchant vessels and maritime transport security

  • to provide services to merchant vessels such as ship inspection, certification, registration and licensing

  • to provide services to ships navigating in Malaysian waters and ports

  • to supervise examinations of seafarers

Prior to the establishment of Jabatan Laut Malaysia, there were three (3) separate marine departments in Malaysia, namely:
  1. Marine Department of Peninsular Malaysia (Malay: Jabatan Laut Semenanjung Malaysia),

  2. Marine Department of Sabah (Malay: Jabatan Laut Sabah), and

  3. Marine Department of Sarawak (Malay: Jabatan Laut Sarawak).

On January 1, 2011, all three of the marine departments were merged to form the Marine Department Malaysia (Malay: Jabatan Laut Malaysia).

Services provided by Jabatan Laut Malaysia are:
  • Registration of ships and licensing of boats

  • Regulating shipping laws

  • Ship safety inspections

  • Inspection of Flag State and Port State Control

  • Regulating the International Safety Management Code (ISM Code)

  • Verification of International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code

  • Marine accident investigation

  • Maritime safety

  • Training and examination

  • Prevention and control of marine pollution

  • Implement and monitor the implementation of international convention

Screenshot of Marine Department Malaysia official website.

The Jabatan Laut Malaysia official website features:
  • Online Services:
    Shipper Registration System, Ship Clearance System, List of Registered Ships, Langkawi International Yacht Registry-LAYAR, Light Dues Payment, Sistem Perakuan Insuran Kapal-SPIK, Ferry Line Departure System

  • Forms:
    Ship Registration, Boat License Application, Report Shipping Casualty, Medical Practitioner's Report and Testimonial of Seafarer, List of Forms for Registration of Malaysian Ship, List of Forms for Registration of Terminable Ship, Insurance Recognition Application, Carving and Marking Inspection, Statement of Compliance Certificate Application

  • Statistics:
    Ships Arrival at Malaysian Ports, Ferries and Passengers Handled at Ferry Terminals, Vessel, Seafarer, Navigation

  • Notices:
    Malaysia Shipping Notices, Notice to Mariners, Marine Guidance Notes, Port Circulars

  • Services:
    Industrial Control-BKI, Safety of Navigation-BKP, Seaman & Port-HEPP, Maritime Transport Training-MATRAIN

  • FAQs:
    Industrial Control, Safety of Navigation, Seafarer and Port, Maritime Transport Training

  • Miscellaneous:
    Malaysian Maritime Gateway, Tender and Quotation, Department Location Map

Address:   Headquarters

Marine Department of Malaysia
Jabatan Laut Malaysia
Ibu Pejabat Laut, Peti Surat 12
Jalan Limbungan
42007 Pelabuhan Klang
Facebook:   http://www.facebook.com/JabatanLautMalaysia
Twitter:   https://twitter.com/lautMY
Notes:   New version is only available in Malay language.
Website:   www.marine.gov.my/

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Keywords :  
malaysia maritime   marine department malaysia   vessel   seafarer   port   shipping   navigation   marin   maritim   pelaut   perkapalan   jabatan laut
Guide ID: 2153 - Last Updated: May 2, 2019