Classification Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
(abbreviated SCM) was established in 1994, inspired by the
awareness between local professionals and entrepreneurs that
the need for such Classification Society is vital in the
growing maritime industry in Malaysia.
her operation in 1997 with the mandate and recognition given
by the Malaysian Marine Department to classify
Malaysian flag vessels operating within the Malaysia Near
Coastal trading limits. Since then, SCM is the only local
organization recognized to undertake the classification of
Malaysian-registered ships within the country.
However, the service limitation had been
lifted by the Government of Malaysia vide the Appointment Letter from the Minister
of Transport Malaysia dated 14th December 2007 according to section 10(2A)
of Malaysian Shipping Ordinance 1952. Today, after
over a decade in operation, SCM has grown tremendously in its
manning capacity and the total of number of ships classed.
The business services provided
by SCM are not only limited to Classification of Ships,
however SCM has been actively involved in a number of
Non-Classification activities which includes Project
/ Management Consultancy and Supervision, Company Audit and Maritime Security and Third Party Inspection. SCM has been
appointed as Recognised Security Organisation (RSO) by
the Marine Department of Malaysia for approval and verification of ships security
plan / assessment under the International Ships and Port
Facilities Security (ISPS) Code.
Efforts are being made for SCM
to be involved in the offshore industries which include
designs, approvals, inspections and certification of offshore
structures, pipelines, facilities and equipments.