Martin Lim is a renowned leader with 34 years of industry experience. He is the chairman
and president of Maritime Pilots Malaysia (MPM) Association, chairman of the Royal
Maritime Environmental Awareness (RMEA) Action Group, and a marine advisor for Straits
of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS). He is also a keynote speaker at major industry events.
Martin spent 14 years at sea, sailed all around the world, transported liquefied natural gas,
cars, containers, crude oil and bulk of grains and coal, and ensured the cargoes arrived
safely at each port of call. He is an expert in navigation, marine weather appraisal, safety of
life and cargo at sea, onboard management, and international business and law.
After retiring from seafaring, Martin embarks on a career as a maritime pilot, serving ports
and harbors in Malaysia. He is passionate about safeguarding the environment and climate,
and is involved in activities and campaigns to protect, preserve and restore sea and marine