Seafarers’ Day 2016
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Malaysia will be celebrating the Day of the Seafarer (HARI PELAUT) at the AKADEMI LAUT MALAYSIA (ALAM) in Kuala Sg Baru, Melaka commencing 5.00 pm on 25th June 2016 (Saturday) .
The Guest-of-Honour is the Secretary General of the Ministry of Transport (MoT).
Event will include:
a) Grant of scholarships by the Central Mercantile Marine Fund (KWPPL) to successful candidates;
b) Presentation of Seafarers Education Fund (SEF) assistance by IKMAL to successful applicants who are IKMAL Members;
c) Presentation of financial assistance by the Malaysia Shipowners’ Association (MASA) to ex-Seafarers who are facing serious health afflictions;
d) Symbolic hand over of KUIH RAYA Goody Box by IKMAL to MASA, followed by the distribution of 100 such boxes to 100 ships berthed/anchored in Msian Ports as indication that we CARE;
d) Presentation of RM 25k worth of Vouchers by a maritime training institution to IKMAL for use by IKMAL Members to pay for courses they attend at the training institution;
e) Breaking of Fast/Maghrib Prayers for Muslim attendees followed by Dinner for all.
This event is organised by MarDept, assisted by IKMAL, ALAM, MASA, MyMET (Malaysian Maritime Education & Training Association) & other Strategic Partners.
All SEAFARERS & Family Members are cordially invited to attend.