Friday, August 6, 2010


Definition of "Malaysian Ship" under subsection 54A(6) - "means a sea going ship registered as such under the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 other than a ferry, barge, tug-boat, supply vessel, crew boat, lighter, dredger, fishing boat or other similar vessel".

To confirm the ship you are working with is Malaysian Registered Ship, free yourself to check from the Marine Department Online Services on the address below:

This is to ensure that your salary will not be deducted by your employer, moreover, it is advisable you forward your inquiry to the Malaysian Inland Revenue Board (MIRB),

also known as Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (LHDN), just in case it happen, get a letter from MIRB/LHDN and stop this unnecessary deduction of wages.
2010 - Year of the Seafarer


  1. Hello,

    In regards of this article, i would like to know how a person is going to apply or submit documents for tax exemption? I'd been deducted monthly (PCB) by my employer. Do i still able to get back what is deducted?

    Please contact me at


  2. Dear Malcom,
    You need to see the LHDN, an get clarification of your deduction. Discuss with the officer incharge and make any arrangement that necessary. But, you need to see LHDN for this.

  3. Our main activity is consultancy of ships Any kind of Seafarer Management. We would like to supply the highly qualified and experienced Bangladeshi (officers and ratings) with reasonable wages. We always supply the various types of foreign going Merchant Vessels, General Cargo, Container, Bulk Carrier, and also Bunker, Yacht, Supply Boats and Towing Tugs and Offshore crews. Every crews are holding the travelling documents and nautical documents (certificates according to the STCW requirements and C.D.C. books) issued by DOS Bangladesh. They can join ships in time anywhere.
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    Conscientious: One who acts according to his conscience, a person of principles and ethical values
    Cooperative: One who joins hands with other crewmembers in the common effort to provide utmost satisfaction in service
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    Mr. Capt. Md. Hasan Ali
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  4. Dear Admin,

    I am an Indonesian Captain enagage in INternational voyage. I have a Malaysian Professional pass registered under my owner's company in Malaysia but the boat is registered under St. Vincent and the Grenadines flag and boat is registered under HOng Kong office. I am wondering why I am tax dedcuted since my boat is not a Malaysian ship as well. Kindly give me a feedback on this matter. Thank you


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