MTCP 2024 – Navigating Global Conflicts: The Role of Maritime Economics Part 2

Venue: Swiss Garden Hotel, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 10th-14th June 2024


Historical & Heritage Day Trip

Participants delved into Malaysia’s rich maritime history during a captivating visit to the Flor De la Mar Maritime Museum and the Royal Malaysian Navy Museum in Malacca. The day commenced with an informative briefing followed by an exploration of the iconic A’Famosa fortress. A highlight included souvenir shopping at Dataran Pahlawan, where participants captured memories of their enriching experience. Lunch was savoured at the delightful Restoran Panggung Limbongan, enhancing the cultural immersion.

THURSDAY, 13th JUNE 2024

Cultural Visit: Putrajaya

Participants embarked on a cultural exploration of Putrajaya, Malaysia’s administrative centre, where they marvelled at the architectural splendour of Putra Mosque and Perdana Putra. A leisurely tour aboard ART Putrajaya offered scenic vistas, complementing the day’s cultural experiences. The culinary delights of Umai Café provided a perfect interlude for participants to connect and reflect on their discoveries.

Cultural Visit: Kompleks Kraft, Kuala Lumpur

The participants engaged deeply in local arts and crafts at Kompleks Kraf, Kuala Lumpur. Activities included hands-on batik colouring workshops and a visit to the Craft Museum, where they gained insights into Malaysia’s rich artistic heritage and took home meaningful souvenirs.


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Participants enriched by an immersive exploration of Malaysia’s maritime history and vibrant cultural heritage. The journey through Malacca’s Flor De la Mar Maritime Museum and Royal Malaysian Navy Museum offered profound insights into the nation’s seafaring legacy, complemented by a visit to the iconic A’Famosa fortress and leisurely shopping at Dataran Pahlawan. In Putrajaya, participants marvelled at the architectural splendor of landmarks such as Putra Mosque and Perdana Putra, while a scenic ART Putrajaya tour provided panoramic views of the administrative capital. The day culminated with a delightful culinary experience at Umai Cafe, fostering camaraderie and reflection among participants. Continuing the cultural immersion in Kuala Lumpur, participants engaged deeply in local arts and crafts at Kompleks Kraf Kuala Lumpur. Hands-on batik colouring workshops and a visit to the Craft Museum offered insights into Malaysia’s rich artistic traditions, allowing participants to take home meaningful souvenirs of their experience. Throughout the programme, interactions with MIMA secretariats and fellow participants facilitated meaningful exchanges of ideas and practices, fostering stronger ties among maritime professionals from Brunei, Iran, Maldives, Mauritius, Oman, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Malaysia. The MTCP 2024 not only equipped participants with practical knowledge but also nurtured a spirit of collaboration essential for addressing global maritime challenges. With memories captured and friendships forged, participants departed Malaysia empowered to contribute actively to their maritime sectors and advocate for international cooperation, embodying the spirit of maritime of excellence.

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