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10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE STRAITS OF MALACCA

25 November 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
(Hybrid of Physical and Online Platform)

Hosted by the Ministry of Transport Malaysia
Organised by the Maritime Institute of Malaysia

MIMA is proud to announce the 10th International Conference on the Straits of Malacca (SOM) Maritime Safety, Security, and Environmental Protection: The Straits of Malacca & Best Practices in Addressing Global Interruptions on Maritime Trade

The conference is expected to be a hybrid conference featuring both national and international speakers. As in the past series, MIMA is looking forward to co-hosting the conference with the Ministry of Transport and relevant stakeholders.

AGENDA

  • Session 1
  • Session 2

TimeBy

9.00 – 10.00 AM

Registration

10.00 – 11.30 AM

Security, Safety and Environmental Protection: Sharing Responsibility in the Global Maritime Domain

Unprecedented socio-economic crisis during the COVID-19 endemic calls for unparalleled multi-nations response to protect, enhance resilience, support an economic recovery that is crucial to stabilize maritime supply chains. This session analyses current economic issues and challenges regarding sharing the responsibility to ensure safety, security, and environmental protection in the Straits of Malacca.

Moderator
Capt. Mohamad Halim Ahmed
Under Secretary Maritime Division
Ministry of Transport Malaysia

Paper 1

Maritime Security Hubs: Connect, Cooperate, and Collaborate

Leon Oei

Project Officer

Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Singapore

Paper 2

Strategies to Promote Navigational Safety and Marine Environmental Protection in the Straits of Malacca

Dato’ Hj. Baharin Dato’ Abdul Hamid

Director-General

Marine Department Malaysia

Paper 3

MSC’s Cooperation for Marine Environmental Protection in the SOMS

Mr. Kenji Nagamatsu

Executive Director, Malacca Straits Council

11.30 – 12.00 PMQuestion and Answer
12.00 – 2.00 PM

Lunch

TimeBy

2.00 – 3.30 PM

Global challenges in facing interruption on world trade routes

 

This session addresses the crisis and implication of interruption to the supply chain and the urgent need for a response plan to minimise risk. The session discussed compounding obstacles and increasing complexity of port digitalization to the industry, stakeholders, and related businesses. It aims to put forward strategies in response to those challenges.

Moderator
YBhg. First Admiral Dato’ Chin Yoon Chin
First Admiral (Ret.)
Royal Malaysian Navy

Paper 1

Shipping and COVID-19: Protecting Seafarers and the Maritime Workforce

H. Ahmad Wahid
Director of Seafarer and Ship Seaworthy
The Directorate General of Sea Transportation
Ministry of Transportation Indonesia

Paper 2

Facing the challenges of a blockage: Malacca Strait's experience and Chinese prespcetive

Fan Jiarui

Peking University

Paper 3

Port Digitalisation: Disruption and Challenges

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja

Former Director

National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi, India

3.30 – 4.30 PMQuestion and Answer

 

4.30 – 4.45 PM

Coffee Break

4.45 – 5.00 PM

Closing Remarks

Datuk Dr. Sabirin Jaafar

Director-General

Maritime Institute of Malaysia

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Details

Date:
November 25
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Ballroom 1 & 2, Level 2, Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur & Virtual Webinar (Zoom)

Organizer

Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA)
Phone:
(603) 2161 2960
Email:
mima@mima.gov.my
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