What we do

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Promoting and Developing Scuba Activities

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Disclose to the public about quality scuba safety, health, welfare, service levels, training and environmental care.

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Be a pioneer and scuba activity manager and reference point for scuba fans.

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Provide scuba training to educate and publicize on the benefits of scuba and introduce scuba as fun and beneficial activities.

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Collect data for industrial development purposes and by working with MOTAC, Tourism Malaysia & the National Recreational Scuba Diving Council to assist authorities in policy and industry development issues.

Current Office Bearers

POSITION NAME
PRESIDENT : DATO FAZLI MOKHTAR
V. PRESIDENT : HJ SYED ABDUL RAHMAN
HON SEC 1 : JENNY W.Y. LEE
HON SEC 2 : DIKI ZULKARNAIN
TREASURER : NESS PUVANESS
EXCO MEMBERS : 1. HADI ISMAIL
2. HJ AHMAT NAJAH
3. MUHD RIDUAN ABD RAHIM
4. CLEMENCE SWEE
5. MARK RAHMAN
6. NIZAM MANSOR

MSDA EXCO MEMBER
2017 -2019

Milestones

Established

Established - March 2011

Formation of the New Malaysia Scuba Diving Association committee via AGM.

Promotion

April 2011

Promoting MSDA during ADEX 2011, at Suntec City Exhbt Center, Singapore.

SIRIM and MOTOUR

May / June 2011

MSDA work closely with SIRIM and MOTOUR to organize, plan  and  be part of the International ISO WG228 working Group Committee in the First meeting held in Malaysia on June 27 – 28, 2011. MSDA was represented by Mr William Tong and Syed Abd Rahman.

Singapore Underwater Federation (SUF)

July 2011

Meeting with Singapore Underwater Federation (SUF) during MIDE 2011.

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Media Coverage

August 2011

MSDA monthly events was published in Asian Diver Magazine publication.

Media Coverage

September 2011

Presentation for Recreational Scuba Diving at EPICURE Malaysia 2011 Fair.

Jabatan Taman Laut Malaysia under (MOSTI)

November 2011

MSDA attended meeting with Jabatan Taman Laut Malaysia under (MOSTI) on the Revision of Conservation Fees and Additional Facilities held at Heritage Hotel, Cameron Highlands. Topic : To Revise conservation fees and upgrade of facilities at Marine Parks.

Attended Events

December 2011

  • MSDA attended the PEMANDU Mini Lab for re-enhancing of Nature Guide course held at the Belum Rainforest Resort, Banding Island, Perak. Topic : Framework curriculum for Marine Guide.
  • MSDA attended Miss Scuba International event in KK and Mabul with support from PADI & NAUI.
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Promoting

January 2012

Preparing & Promoting the MSDA Leaflet for the Dive Industry in Malaysia.

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Media Coverage

February 2012

MSDA monthly events is published in Asian Diver Magazine publication.

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Promotion

March 2012

Promoting MSDA Leaflets & Malaysia Dive Destinations at International Level :

  • Korea – SPOEX Exhibition
  • South Africa – Cape Town & Johannesburg, with Tourism Malaysia, “Malaysia – Divers Wonders Seminar”
NCD Appointment

Jan 2017 – NDC Appointment

MIDE & Membership Achievements

May 2017 – Participated in Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE)

Successfully run our membership drive with additional 54 member application; EXCOs decided to run free membership drives for 2017 – 2019 terms.

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Endorsement

June 2017 - endorsed by MOTAC

MSDA officially being endorsed by MOTAC (Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia) as the 7th tourism related association after MATTA, MiTA, MITA, etc.

Roadshow

Oct 2017 - Engaged by MOTAC Facilitate in roadshow for NCD

MSDA was being engaged by MOTAC to facilitate in the roadshow for National Dive Council (NDC) that covers 7 states (Kedah, Johor, Sarawak, Sabah, Terengganu, Pahang and Wilayah Persekutuan). During this roadshow, we manage to add 25 new members.

Industry discussion

Nov 2017 - Held an industry discussion

MSDA successfully held an industry discussion – table talk with more than 100 participants at MATIC, Jalan Ampang. During the table discussion, additional 39 new member applications received.

New Website

May 2018 - New Website Launched

We launched our brand new website for Malaysia Scuba Dive Association – www.MSDA.my in MIDE 2018.

Where are we located

Address:

50-1, JALAN KUCHAI MAJU 6, KUCHAI BUSINESS PARK 58200 KUALA LUMPUR WILAYAH PERSEKUTUAN KUALA LUMPUR

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