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Get Wrecked - MyEO Dive and Conservation || EO Malaysia

Updated: Aug 16, 2018



1. Project Title:

Get Wrecked - MyEO Dive and conservation


2. Champion:

TT Lim


3. Project Description

What is/are the goals and objectives of the project?

MyEO Malaysia Divers Group undertook a dive expedition to sink a disused fishing boat at a site off Renggis Island in Tioman, Malaysia



4. Project Details

When and where did the project take place? Who attended?

Venue: Tioman Island National Park, Pulau Renggis, Malaysia

Date/Time: April 2018

Attendees: MyEO Malaysia Divers Group



5. Partner Communities/Foundation

Who are the project’s main beneficiaries? What organizations or foundations did EO member/chapter collaborate with for project? What is the project’s social impact?



Partners/Beneficiaries:

Pulau Tioman community

Reef Check Malaysia

Department of Marine Parks Malaysia

Tioman Dive Operators Association

Tioman Marine Conservation Group

EO Malaysia


Social Impact:

Short term: Boosts local tourism

- Safe, new location for novice divers

- Added dive tourism for Pulau Renggis

- Artificial reef attracts marine life, making it a more appealing dive site

Long term: Sustainable fishery

- Artificial reef attracts catchable fish

- Will help support livelihood of traditional fishermen and attract recreational fishers

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