There are two categories of MASA membership:
- Ordinary Member
- Associate Member
- Any Malaysian resident company which owns at least one (1) vessel registered in Malaysia under Part IIA of the Registry of the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952; or
- The Malaysian resident holding company of the company referred to in item (i).
- Any Associate Member which satisfies the requirement set out above may apply in writing to the Honorary Secretary for Ordinary Membership.
- Any Malaysian resident company involved directly or indirectly with the shipping industry.