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Engineering Division

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

03-8870 4408

03-8888 9439

Aquaculture Engineering Branch

  1. Implement the NKEA Transformation Programmes for Aquaculture EPPs.
  2. Design, manage, supervise, monitor and evaluate the development of hatchery technology, RAS system and farrm pond technology.
  3. Provide engineering input in identifying potential areas as well as the determination of NKEA/Aquaculture Industrial Zone (ZIA)/Permanent Food Production Park (TKPM).
  4. Set quantum, monitor and evaluate the reimbursement work of NKEA projects.
  5. Develop departmental standards for aquaculture technology systems such as Hatchery technology, livestock cages, and livestock ponds/tanks including the use of automation systems, mechanisation and green technology.
  6. To plan, implement and monitor aquaculture development projects.
  7. Assist in thenew technologies tranfer including the provision of incubator systems to potential entrepreneurs as well as collaborate with expansion activities in the field of aquaculture.
  8. Provide engineering input in identifying potential sites for fish farming in cages by conducting Hydrography Studies.
  9. Implement technical advisory services and give engineering lectures related to aquaculture farming.
  10. Conduct fisheries transformation programmes through innovation.
  11. Carry out research/exploration of technology to adapt and apply new/latest/green technology in the development of the aquaculture industry.
  12. Design automation and mechanisation systems in the development of the aquaculture industry.
  13. Develop and verify automation and mechanisation systems and issue the latest technology standards for the industry.
  14. Carry out the process of monitoring, evaluation and innovation of existing automation and mechanisation systems.

Fisheries & Marine Park Infrastructure Engineering Branch

  1. To plan, manage and supervise the development of new projects such as office complexes, quarters, institutes, jetties, ports and basic infrastructure facilities.
  2. Manage and implement the Fisheries Department programmes either internally, BPSP, JPS, JKR or by a consultant.
  3. Provide technical input in project planning as well as setting the system, layout and standards to be adopted.
  4. Review and investigate sites and surveys, preparation of concept plans and project summaries and budgets.
  5. Provide detailed plans and specification documents and call for quotations or tenders.
  6. Evaluate, manage including coordinating, supervising projects in accordance with the planning schedule and contract procedures as well as the provisions set.
  7. Implement the Fisheries Department’s asset management programme including asset evaluation and disposal.
  8. Provide technical consulting services to target groups and other agencies.

Capture Fisheries & Marine Technology Engineering Branch

  1. Design, prepare specifications, manage, and supervise the construction of Departmental vessels and sample of fishing vessels, fishermen’s facilities and safety such as driver lights and safety buoys, construction of fish cages at sea, estuaries and lakes, construction of floating structures such as overwater operating houses and pontoon , construction of support equipment such as fish pumps, lift ups, feeding systems, construction of mooring buoys, construction of various models of artificial reefs and payao according to the suitability of the site and species.
  2. Provide cost estimates, details of work descriptions, material quantity list, tender/quotation documents, make evaluation and contract management in addition to certifying payment for completed work.
  3. Update the Department’s standards and regulations in line with international regulations such as IMO, ILO and Hygiene On Board (HOB) for all fishing vessel zones in Malaysia according to current needs.
  4. Implement the NKEA Programmes through the Capture Fisheries EPP.
  5. Provide consulting services to target groups, government agencies and the private sector.
  6. Carry out fisheries transformation programmes through innovation.
  7. Make research/exploration of technology to adapt and apply new/latest/green technology in the development of the capture fisheries industry and fishing vessels.
  8. Designing automation and mechanization systems in the development of capture fisheries and fishing vessels.
  9. Develop and verify automation and mechanization systems and issue the latest technology standards for the industry.
  10. Carry out the process of monitoring, evaluation and innovation of existing automation and mechanization systems.
  11. Managing the fisheries sector innovation programme, including being the secretariat of the Department’s innovation competition.
  12. Raise technology that has the potential to be competed to a higher level such as MAMPU and commercialized.
  13. Carry out inspections of all fishing vessels for the purpose of the licensing process in the Fisheries Act, circulars in force and compliance with international regulations such as:-
    • Gross Registered Tonnage (GRT) Measurement
    • Determination of horsepower, brand and model of engine
    • Inspection of safety equipment
    • Mobile Tracking Unit (MTU) installation inspection, testing and commissioning
    • Sail eligible inspections based on classification body standards
    • Hygiene On Board internal auditors
    • To be a consultant for loan companies, insurance and other agencies in evaluating vessels for loan, insurance and accident cases.
    • To assess vessels and seized equipment for local and foreign vessels for the purpose of the legal process and to be a court reference expert
    • Conduct inspection of fishing vessels for disposal purposes (Exit Plan)

Vessel Maintenance Branch (Fisheries Shipyard)

  1. Perform vessel maintenance on a scheduled basis.
  2. Implement the maintenance of the Department’s fish cages and fishery equipment.
  3. Provide logistical support services for the Department’s vessels, departmental fish cages and fishery equipment throughout Malaysia.
  4. Manage the operation of the Fisheries Shipyard including carrying out shipyard activities/work in Port Klang and supervising and monitoring the maintenance of vessels in private shipyards.
  5. Provide specific engineering input on Department vessels during maintenance and design activities.
  6. Assist in the implementation and monitoring of fisheries development projects including maintaining the assets of the Department.
  7. Manage automation and mechanisation workshops.
  8. Provide technical consulting services to the Department and fishermen.
  9. To plan, supervise, monitor all implementation of the Department’s vessel maintenance activities in the East Coast Zone, North Zone and Sarawak/Labuan Zone.
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