Spica Malaysia – Kota Kinabalu (East Malaysia)
SPICA SERVICES (M) SDN BHD
Lot 26A, Jalan Kilang
Sedco Industrial Estate, Kolombong
5 ½ Miles, Jalan Tuaran
88450 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Phone: (60) 88-386 619
Fax: (60) 88-435 619
After Office Hours Contact:
Ray Marco Jipin
Otniel O.J Joachim Mathew
(60) 012 332 7054
Malaysia has now relaxed its COVID-19 SOP starting from 1st May 2022. All shipping operations in Sabah / Sarawak and Labuan are allowed to resume to full capacity. This, however, is subject to Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) from respective Port Authorities. All crew (including foreign seafarers) are now permitted to sign off/sign on but must complete mandatory quarantine and test negative for COVID-19 before departure or boarding onboard vessel.
Piracy – in our area
Please find a link to the latest report from ReCAAP on the issue of piracy in our region.
Sabah is one of three Malaysian states/territories on the island of Borneo, and together with Labuan and Sarawak, they are also referred to ‘East Malaysia’. Federal rules and regulations are not identical with the rest of Malaysia. On the same coastline of Borneo, you also find the independent Nation of Brunei.
Tropical climate prevails in the region with high temperatures and high humidity. Although winds are generally calm, strong thunderstorms may last hours. The area is also subjected to two monsoon seasons where both wind and sea is adversely affected.
Most commercial flights from Kota Kinabalu (KK) to international airports such as Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, HCMC, etc. take about 2-3 hours.
Our KK office is near South East Asia’s 3rd highest peak, Mt Kota Kinabalu, and we have been providing correspondent services from East Malaysia since 2014.
Ray Marco Jipin joined Spica in April 2017 as a Claims Executive and handles all Club and H&M matters. He began his career in shipping industry as an Operation Executive with local freight forwarding company. Graduate of Shipping Management from Netherlands Maritime Institute of Technology (NMIT) in Johor.
200 Cantonment Road
Tel: (65) 6225 5711
Fax: (65) 6221 2053
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