Ministry of Transport Malaysia

Shipping - Ship Registry

​​​Shipping Services

Shipping includes cargo and ferry services, cruise shipping and ship registry. Malaysia Shipowners’ Association is an association that represents shipowners’ of Malaysian registered vessels.

Ship Registry

Malaysia has two types of vessels registration, namely:

  1. Traditional registration;
  2. International registration (MISR)

The ship registry is administered by the Marine Department of Malaysia by 5 ports of registry as follows:

  1. Port Klang;
  2. Pulau Pinang;
  3. Kota Kinabalu;
  4. Kuching;
  5. Labuan (MISR)​