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  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Northport has received a thirty-year extension for the operations of Port Klang’s Northport and Southpoint.

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    From its humble beginning of container operations since the early 1970s, Port Klang recently celebrated the handling of the 100 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) at Northport (M) Bhd. “We also began this year with a milestone achievement of surpassing the 10 millionth TEU mark. Northport handled 1.74 million TEUs or 47% of Port Klang’s […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The capital dredging project to deepen the Port Klang South Channel entrance from 16.5m to current 18.5m has been completed, reported the Port Authority (PKA).  This will allow Port Klang to receive mega-sized container vessels, with a round-the-clock tidal free access into the Port and a quicker turn around time. “The project is aimed to ensure […]

  • 16 September 2019

    The planned construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas terminal at Paulau Indah, Port Klang in Malaysia is facing opposition from the professional maritime pilots organization, MPM. 

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thailand’s container line Regional Container Lines (RCL) and Taiwanese Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. are launching a new service linking Southeast Asian hubs in Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. The new service, dubbed RCL Thailand-Belawan, will connect Bangkok, Singapore, Belawan, and Port Klang (West Port). The maiden voyage is scheduled for 22 June. Both lines will operate one vessel in the new […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two container ships collided while one of the vessels was performing berthing maneuvers in Westport harbor at Port Klang, Malaysia, on August 1, according to local media. The 2009-built Northern Democrat was trying to berth when it grazed the 2010-built  MOL Empire, which was at the time docked at the quay. The collision caused three of […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A fire broke out  on Tuesday night in Port Klang, Malaysia after two containerships brushed against each other in wharf. The two boxships  involved in the accident are San Felipe managed by Ship Finance International (SFI) and United Arab Shipping Co’s (UASC) Al Riffa. Al Riffa had to be towed 1km away from the wharf as the […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line is expanding its Far East and South East India network of operations by adding two new services, the Chennai Express (CHX) and the Chennai Express 2 (CHX2). As announced, one service will be launched within a Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) on the Chennai Express (CHX) and Slot Charter Agreement on the Chennai […]

  • 21 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Port Klang Authority has awarded a tender to local dredging company Integrated Marine Works Sdn. Bhd. to carry out capital dredging works at the Pintu Gedung or the South Channel. The tender was awarded to IMW Sdn. Bhd. and entails a work specification of deepening the south entrance to Port Klang from the current […]

  • 13 June 2006

    Norwegian oil and gas engineering group Aker Kvaerner ASA will open a manufacturing center in Malaysia’s Port Klang Free Zone, becoming the first investor in the Southeast Asian country’s new hub for shipping and commerce. Aker Kvaerner, through a Malaysian subsidiary, will invest 175 million ringgit (US$48.6 million; euro38.5 million) to develop the center in […]

  • 9 August 2010

    Evergreen Line, Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and Simatech Shipping have agreed to operate a new joint Southeast Asia-India-Middle East liner service beginning on August 20. The ASEAN-Gulf-ISC (AGI) service will have the following port rotation with a 35-day voyage: Laem Chabang – Singapore – Tanjung Pelepas – Port Klang – Colombo – Jebel Ali […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two container ships collided while one of the vessels was performing berthing maneuvers in Westport harbor at Port Klang, Malaysia, on August 1, according to local media. The 2009-built Northern Democrat was trying to berth when it grazed the 2010-built  MOL Empire, which was at the time docked at the quay. The collision caused three of […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL, part of CMA CGM, plans to launch the India East Coast Express (IEX) service, a new weekly service connecting North Asia to India, starting from mid-December. APL said the new IEX service offers coverage of the China market with three port calls in Qingdao, Shanghai and Shekou. In addition, the service is […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg Sud, the 12th largest container carrier in the world, is the latest shipping line making Westports its home at Port Klang. Its vessel “Cap San Marco” (9,600 TEU), one of 12 units between 8,500 and 9,600 TEU deployed in the South America Service (ASIA 2), called at Westports Malaysia for the first time on […]

  • 19 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Emirates Shipping Line today, announced that it will enter into a partnership with Hapag Lloyd and RCL on its restructured Hypergalex service. The service will expand its coverage in northern China and re-establish its presence in certain key markets. Its new port rotation will commence from 11th February 2012 with its sailing from Xingang The […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Muhibbah Engineering Bhd, a Malaysian marine construction company, has secured a contract from Northport Bhd for upgrading the Port Klang’s Wharf 8. Among other things, the contract will involve the associated development works at the Container Terminal 4 and a certain amount of dredging work in the area. The completion of this scheme will place Northport […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Emirates Shipping Line today announced its CCI – Central China India Service. Emirates has a slot agreement with Hanjin on its premier India-China Service. The first sailing of CCI service will commence from Ningbo on 7th July 2013. The port rotation will be NINGBO / SHANGHAI / SHEKOU / SINGAPORE / PORT KLANG / NHAVA […]

  • 21 April 2011

    Evergreen Line, Wan Hai Line and Interasia Lines are to launch a weekly Taiwan-Madras Trunk Service (TMT Service), commencing April 29 from the port of Taichung. “India is experiencing an annual economic growth rate of 8-9%, with its cargo volume from the Far East increasing each year” said a spokesperson for the three carriers. “As […]

  • 30 December 2010

    In order to meet the fast-growing volume of cargo and the demand for a direct service between India, Pakistan and China, Evergreen Line and SIMATECH today announce that they will be launching a China – India (CIX2 / CISC) Express Service from early January 2011. Both lines comment, ‘In addition to providing the prompt and […]

  • 9 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The containership UMM Salal which ran aground off Malaysian Port Klang on April 6 was successfully refloated on April 7, United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), the vessel’s owner, told World Maritime News in a statement. The grounding occurred while the 13,500 TEU boxship was sailing from Port Klang to Khor Fakkan, United Arab Emirates, on the […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Malaysian port operator Westports Holdings Berhad saw a 17% increase in container throughput at its Port Klang in the quarter ended March 31, due to added handling capacity and a surge in the transhipment throughput. Westports handled 2.26 million TEUs in the first quarter of 2015 , with the 20% increase in throughput volumes, reflecting, among others, the […]

  • 9 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Boxships Collide in Port Klang Two container ships collided while one of the vessels was performing berthing maneuvers in Westport harbor at Port Klang, Malaysia, on August 1, according to local media…. Read more Video: MSC Zoe Arrives in Hamburg Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) christened its third ‘Oscar Class,’ 19,224 TEU container ship – MSC […]