November 12th, 2015 – TDA and the stakeholders of the maritime industry in Ship Building and Ship Repair (SBSR) in Malaysia, represented by the users, industry players, related government agencies, academia and public research institutes gathered in a one-day workshop to discuss the needs, directions and way forward for the maritime-SBSR industry in Malaysia.The focus of the discussion was on local industry capabilities, strategies and future expectation from the perspective of Human Capital Development, R&D and Technology and Yard Operations. Thus lead towards achieving the comprehensive ICP strategic document formulation in line with SBSR Industry Strategic Plan 2020.
The ISD will be used in charting the implementation strategies and actions to further enhance and develop local maritime in ship building and ship repair industry. Consequently, able to ensure the sustainability of SBSR and its eco-system.
SBSR has been specifically identified in the Third Industrial Master Plan (IMP3). This, signify the important role of maritime industry in supporting Malaysia’s economic growth.