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New O&G centre: Noormustafa posing with a scale model of the port servicing the oil and gas industry. The project is expected to generate demand for port services.

Work on Malacca port starts in 2017

T.A.G Marine with Chinese investors will build the RM12.5bil hub SHAH ALAM: Construction of the RM12.5bil Kuala Linggi International Port (KLIP) in Malacca will begin in the first quarter of next year. T.A.G Marine Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Wira Noormustafa Kamal Yahya hoped the port servicing the oil and gas industry would attract more […]

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With US$3bil port, Malacca eyes slice of shipping giant Singapore’s pie

KUALA LUMPUR: Once at the heart of the global spice trade, Malacca is pumping nearly $3 billion into an ambitious plan to put itself in demand in a different hot commodity – oil. The Malaysian state is reclaiming land along the Straits of Malacca to build a port that can handle the biggest tankers on […]

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Kemaman Port will undergo a massive multi-billion ringgit facelift to cater for the demands of the oil, gas shipping and tourism industries in Terengganu. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman said several foreign investors are keen to assist the peninsular east coast state to develop its main port into a sprawling entity to boost its economy.

Kemaman Port set for a major, multi-million ringgit expansion

KEMAMAN: Kemaman Port will undergo a massive multi-billion ringgit facelift to cater for the demands of the oil, gas shipping and tourism industries in Terengganu. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman said several foreign investors are keen to assist the peninsular east coast state to develop its main port into a sprawling entity […]

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The Sungai Melaka conservation and beautification project has turned the lifeless river into a thriving waterway

Ships to come a-calling at Malacca Port again

ONCE renowned the world over as a famed port in the Straits of Malacca, Malacca Port was not only a bustling port, but also the envy of many seafaring nations. The port, located near the mouth of Sungai Melaka, thrived in the 15th century under the Malacca Sultanate. It was considered the Venice of the […]

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Maritime Industry Sailing Out Of Turbulent Waters

Movers and Shakers of the Maritime Industry to Gather at Asia Pacific Maritime 2014   Kuala Lumpur, 12 February 2014 – The maritime industry has gone through challenging times in recent years but analysts are optimistic that things are stabilising as it is now entering calmer waters with Asia expected to continue as the main […]

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23rd ASEAN Maritime Transport Working Group Meeting

  The 23rd ASEAN Maritime Transport Working Group Meeting (23rd MTWG) was held on 19 -21 March 2012 in Yangon, Myanmar. Some 50 delegates from ASEAN countries, dialogue partners and maritime associations’ representatives have congregate in Yangon for three days for the 23rd ASEAN Maritime Transport Working Group (MTWG) 2012. The meeting discussed the development […]

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What is Brunei Action Plan 2011-2015 (BAP)

ASEAN Strategic Transport Plan (ASTP) 2011 -2015, aka Brunei Action Plan (BAP) 2011-2015 is a successor to ASEAN Transport Action Plan (ATAP) which expired in 2010. “Brunei Action Plan” (BAP) was presented and adopted during the 16th ASEAN Transport Meeting in November 2010. It was discuss at the 21st Maritime Transport Working Group (MTWG), March […]

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Welcome Address: 37th ASEAN Ports Association Main Committee Meeting

A very good morning. First & foremost on behalf of ASEAN Ports Association, Malaysia, allow me to record our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the secretariat & all of the member of ASEAN Ports Association for giving our country Malaysia the honour to host the 37th ASEAN Ports Association Main Committee Meeting. ASEAN Ports Association […]

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The 37th ASEAN Ports Association Main Committee Meeting

SPEECH BY THE HONOURABLE DATUK HAJI ABDUL RAHIM BIN BAKRI DEPUTY MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, MALAYSIA AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 37TH ASEAN PORT ASSOCIATION MAIN COMMITTEE MEETING 22 NOVEMBER 2011 (TUESDAY)     A very good morning First and foremost, I would like to thank the organizing committee, Kuantan Port Authority for inviting me […]

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Container traffic up in first 10 months

Malaysian ports handled 16.6 per cent more containers in the first 10 months of this year compared with the same period in 2009, reflecting a recovery in both domestic and transhipment cargo. Container traffic at the 11 major ports rose to 15.3 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) from 13.1 million in the periods reviewed. In […]

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