About Us

Our Track Record

Achieving Over


years of experience

Conducting Feasibility Studies & Shiphandling Simulations for Over


marine projects

Carried Out Marine Risk Assessments


marine projects

And Improved Over


km of inland waterways


KASI is a private company founded in Malaysia in 1979. Today it has 4 regional offices and is headquarted in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The company’s managing director is Datuk Captain Walter J. Nair. Key committees including the Compliance committee, report directly to the Executive Management Committee. We operate as an independent, professional firm providing professional analysis, advice and support in marine engineering and navigation, and in the management of maritime traffic.

KASI has a 38-years track record of achievement in the maritime industry progressing into provision of specialist consultancy services including shiphandling simulation. We have a unique mix of know-how, assets and facilities including state of the art 3D modelling laboratories, a full range of computational modelling tools and, above all expert staff with skill and experience.

KASI has a pedigree of excellence and a tradition of innovation which we sustain by reinvesting profits from our operations into programmes of research and development, designed to keep us, and our clients and partners, at the leading edge. With headquarters in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, KASI reaches out to clients locally and regionally through a network of partnerships and alliances.


To become a recognised industry and leading provider of integrated marine solutions

Mission Statement
  • To be our clients' preferred provider of efficient and reliable products and services of superior value.
  • Creating a working environment conducive to producing quality work through cooperation and continuous improvement.
  • Encourage people to take ownership of work; to inspire and nurture leadership within them.
  • Add value to our employees, community, environment and shareholders.
  • Promote Teamwork
    Willingness to extend co-operation, share information and work together to solve problems.
  • Passion For Quality
    Driving oneself to set the highest quality in our products, services and everthing we do.
  • Focus on Customer
    Constantly aware that the customer is the reason for our existence.
  • Add Value
    Continuously look at how to challenge the status quo to add value and to improve.
  • Development of Subordinates
    Nurture and develop the people below you.

Our services


  • Project Definition & Evaluation
  • Traffic Reviews, Risk assessment & Forecasting
  • Technical & Economic Feasibility Studies
  • Front-end Engineering Design (FEED)
  • Port & Terminal Master Planning
  • Review of Operational Systems & Logistics Planning
  • Definition & Management of Grounds & Marine Site Investigations
  • Navigation & Ship Handling Studies
  • Advice on Navigation Aids
  • Marine Traffic Risk Analysis


  • Civil & Structural Design
  • Dredging & Reclamation Design
  • Specification & Contrast Documentation
  • Project Management
  • Cost Estimates & Financial Planning
  • Value Engineering
  • Contract Administration
  • Site Inspection
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Management & Training
  • Risk Management


  • Breakwaters & Jetties
  • General Cargo & Container Terminals
  • Solid & Liquid Bulk Terminals
  • Ro-Ro Ferry & Passenger Terminals
  • Naval & Defence Facilities
  • Fishing Harbours, Marinas & Harbours
  • Navigation Systems & Navaids
  • Waterside Regeneration Projects
  • Coastal Protection & Sea Defences
  • Dredging & Reclamation
  • Cargo Handling, Storage & Transfer