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P&I Malaysia Incorporated

Perlindungan dan Indemniti Malaysia Sdn Bhd (1156424T) better known as P&I Malaysia, incorporated on 21 August 2015, is the creation of the Government of Malaysia and the brainchild of Ministry Of Transport Malaysia (MOT). On 19 December 2018, Cabinet had included P&I Malaysia under Ministry of Transport (MOT) followed by a Federal Government Gazette “ Ministers of The Federal Government Order 2019” dated 22 January 2019.

National Fixed Premium 

It’s main and primary aim is to establish a marine mutual association as a Club or to establish a first ever National Fixed Premium P&I Marine Insurer. The first task entrusted to P&I Malaysia was to create an affordable marine liability insurance scheme to facilitate compliance with the compulsory insurance requirement under the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 (as amended by Act A1393) for small ships below 300 GT.

Phase 1 (first 3 years)

P&I Malaysia have now completed Phase 1 (first 3 years) of its operations where its primary role was to create awareness on the third party liability insurance requirements among small tonnage ship operators and owners whilst promoting safety awareness Peninsular-wide apart from providing affordable insurance policies.

Towards Phase 2 

P&I Malaysia is now working towards Phase 2 and this is where this establishment (SPV) intends to increase its underwriting portfolio to include ships up to 5000 GT. By doing this, the outflow of insurance premiums into foreign markets are reduced significantly whilst strengthening the Malaysian marine insurance and maritime infrastructure and its capabilities.

P&I Malaysia Role

P&I Malaysia’s role also includes building local talent capacity and expertise, cooperation and collaboration with maritime agencies in streamlining maritime administration to improve on enforcement, uniform data collection for risk profiling, industry awareness and Malaysia’s regional branding as a trusted competent and reliable marine insurance provider, to name a few.

100% backed by Government of Malaysia

P&I Malaysia is governed by a Board of Directors comprising one representation each from the Ministry of Transport (MOT), Ministry of Finance (MOF), Marine Department of Malaysia (MARDEP) , Maritime Institute of Malaysia (research arm of MOT) , Malaysia Shipowners’ Association (MASA) and Port Authorities (LPJ). These representatives together when its CEO shall ensure this very establishment meet the objectives and ambition of P&I Malaysia. 


The world today is rapidly changing,  the importance of innovation in navigating changes and understanding the role of insurance in underpinning not only risk-management but also risk-taking is essential for the innovation we need as the world changes like never before.