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Captured Fisheries & Licensing Division

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Captured Fisheries & Licensing Division

Wisma Tani, Level 1,
Block Tower 4G2, Precinct 4,
Federal Government Administration Centre,
62628 PUTRAJAYA

03-8870 4435

03-8889 1233

Deep Marine Development Branch

  1. Assess, recommend and implement policy applications and procedures for deep marine fishing vessels and equipment.
  2. Propose, evaluate, implement and monitor new policies, procedures and regulations as well as revisions/amendments related to deep marine licensing.
  3. To plan, coordinate, evaluate, implement and monitor programmes/projects related to deep marine fisheries development.
  4. Implement, evaluate and monitor deep marine licensing through the e-Lesen system and special physical inspection of vessels.
  5. To plan the development and implementation of international programmes/projects involving deep marine development.
  6. Evaluate vessel monitoring programmes for deep marine fisheries through Vessel Monitoring System (VMS), Vessel Operations Report (LOV) and C2 (SPVC2) vessel monitoring system.
  7. Coordinate deep marine fisheries licensing information and data.
  8. Coordinate, evaluate and monitor legalisation/inspectorate activities for deep marine fishing vessels.
  9. Coordinate, evaluate and provide information and feedback or compliance reports related to deep marine fisheries at the departmental, ministry, agency and international levels.
  10. Coordinate, implement and evaluate industry consultation/consultation programmes with stakeholders related to deep marine fisheries.

Licensing Branch

  1. Propose, evaluate, implement and monitor new policies, procedures and regulations as well as revisions/amendments pertaining to the licensing of coastal fisheries and genuine fishermen.
  2. To plan, coordinate, evaluate, implement and monitor matters pertaining to coastal fisheries development.
  3. To plan the development and implementation of international programmes/projects involving coastal fisheries.
  4. Implement, evaluate and monitor coastal fisheries licensing through the e-Lesen system.
  5. Coordinate and implement vessel monitoring programmes for coastal fisheries through the installation of vessel monitoring devices.
  6. Coordinate, evaluate and monitor fisheries certification of capture fisheries for export purposes.
  7. Coordinate coastal fisheries licensing information and data.
  8. Coordinate, implement and evaluate industry consultation/consultation programmes with stakeholders pertaining to coastal fisheries.
  9. Coordinate, evaluate and monitor inspection activities for coastal fishing vessels.

Resources Conservation & Recreation Branch

  1. Propose, evaluate, implement and monitor new policies, procedures and regulations as well as revisions/amendments related to the conservation of marine resources and marine recreational fisheries.
  2. To plan, coordinate, evaluate, implement and monitor matters pertaining to the development of marine resources conservation and marine recreational fisheries.
  3. To plan the development and implementation of international programmes/projects involving the conservation of marine resources and marine recreational fisheries.
  4. Coordinate, evaluate and monitor the construction and anchoring activities.
  5. Evaluate the monitoring programme of the effectiveness of resource conservation through artificial reef activities.
  6. Coordinate, evaluate and monitor turtle management and conservation programmes in Peninsular Malaysia.
  7. Develop, implement and evaluate the development of the marine recreational fishing industry.

Tuna Development Branch

  1. Propose, evaluate, implement and monitor new policies, procedures and regulations as well as relevant revisions/amendments on licensing.
  2. To plan, coordinate, evaluate, implement, monitor programmes/projects pertaining to development under the 11th Malaysia Plan related to tuna fisheries management.
  3. To plan, coordinate and implement international programmes/projects involving the Tuna Industry.
  4. Implement, evaluate and monitor tuna licensing activities.
  5. Assess and monitor the operational activities of fishing vessels in the high seas and landings of tuna through VMS log book reporting and inspection of vessels during landings.
  6. Implement, evaluate and monitor the Tuna Industry chain development programme.
  7. Coordinate compliance with IOTC resolutions and international and domestic laws.
  8. Coordinate licensing information and data.
  9. Coordinate, implement and evaluate industry consultation/consultation programs with stakeholders related to the Tuna Industry.
  10. Carry out tuna vessel licensing inspection activities in Penang and Labuan.
  11. Coordinate and prepare the IOTC reporting.
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