Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 06/2012

Malaysia's got talent: Developing a 21st century maritime workforce

Nazery Khalid

May 2012

Maritime Institute of Malaysia


Working hard behind the scenes amid the dazzling array of behemoth ships, towering port cranes, stacks of containers and huge cargo loads, workers in the maritime sector and along the maritime supply chain play a key role in ensuring good and raw materials are transported from producers to consumers smoothly and in a cost competitive manner.