MIMA Bulletin – Special 2020 Issue

In this special issue, we delve first into the port and shipping industry, which was hard-hit by the pandemic. Nurfatin Wahida Puspa talks about the impact of the pandemic on the maritime industry, followed by Mohamed Azman Aris and Cdr Ang Chin Hup’s illuminating piece on operations post-pandemic. On the environmental front, Norsyihan Jamal elaborates at length about the coastal reclamation in Penang South. Meanwhile, Sumathy Permal provides insight into the viability of the proposed canal in Kra Isthmus. Our Distinguished Fellow Emeritus Hilton Stanil and pitched in as well with a joint article with Deirdre Fitzpatrick on the “Code” for recommended practices in marine casualty investigation. Lastly, one of the highlights of our activities this year while the lock down was lifted, was a site visit to Sungai Linggi, Melaka, for a scoping assessment. Researchers from three centres regale the visit in a piece, with added analysis.

ISSN: 0127-9785 VOLUME 27(1)2020
Year Published: 2020