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Mohamad Halim Bin Ahmed

Deputy Director General (Planning), Marine Department Malaysia

Ministry Of Transport Malaysia

Captain Halim is the Deputy Director General (Planning), Marine Department Malaysia under the Ministry of Transport Malaysia. His responsibility includes to plan and determine the direction of The Marine Department to achieve the objective which is to spur towards quality development of national maritime policy by establish a safe, secure maritime transport and marine environment protection. Mainly to manage administrative related to shipping and ports including maritime affairs within Malaysian waters.

Previously he was appointed as Maritime Attaché under High Commission of Malaysia for the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland from 2016 to 2018 in the UK. After that he was appointed as the under Secretary for Maritime Division, Ministry of Transport Malaysia from October 2018 to May 2022.

Currently he is the Second Vice President for APEC Port Services Network (APSN). He is also the Chair for APEC Maritime Expert Group (MEG) under the Transportation Working Group (TPTWG).

He was a seafarer and sailed around the world before he decided to join Malaysia Public Service where he started as Marine Officer at Marine Department Malaysia. He got his Master of Foreign Going Ships in 1995 from New Zealand Maritime Safety Agency. He earned his master’s degree, MSc. In Maritime Affairs in 2004 at World Maritime University, Sweden.