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Tag: Port Klang

Economist sees trouble for Malaysian ports

Hoo Ke Ping says signs of closer relations between China and Singapore is bad news for Malaysia.

Report: Concern over major shift in business from Port Klang

Sharp drop in volume of shipments at Port Klang, and shift to Singapore a blow to Malaysia's China-linked infrastructure and logistics projects, says Straits Times.

Economist: With advances in shipping, ECRL is no ‘game changer’

More shipping companies are opting for mammoth container vessels which usually dock at main ports in a region, and Singapore’s Tuas port will serve their needs more efficiently in Asean, says Hoo Ke Ping.

Sarawak, Sabah shipowners: Don’t abolish cabotage policy

Association says the four domestic container shipping firms may have to close shop if the cabotage policy were to be abolished, as the freight trend from Port Klang to East Malaysia has been declining.

Najib: No more cabotage policy for Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan

The move effective June 1 will allow consumers in Borneo to have direct access to international markets without goods having to be brought via the peninsula.

Economist: Remove cabotage policy to lift Sabah, Sarawak economy

Hoo Ke Ping says Port Klang has become one of the world's best ports with Putrajaya's support and that Sabah and Sarawak should get the same support to develop their ports.

Sarawak minister backs repeal of cabotage policy

Awang Tengah Ali Hassan says this will allow the state's timber products to be priced more competitively for export.

Sarawak leaders unite behind call to end cabotage policy

They say this will bring down the cost of imported and exported goods, while attracting international shipping lines to Sarawak’s ports.

Sarawak government wants end to cabotage policy

Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg and state cabinet view repeal of policy as a way to lessen the price of goods in Sarawak.

DAP: Why is ECRL not linking to Port Klang anymore?

Selangor assemblyperson Yeo Bee Yin calls out Putrajaya after East Coast Rail Link public display omits crucial route between west coast port and Gombak.

RM2.7 million water theft: Glove factory under probe

The factory paid only RM4,000 a month compared with RM50,000 a month, based on Air Selangor estimates.

Kong: RM200 billion Carey Island port ‘complements not competes’

Port Klang Authority chairman Kong Cho Ha says existing ports in the area will reach maximum capacity in 2025, besides need to build infrastructure to benefit other ports.

Analyst: No need for RM200 billion Carey Island port

Port Klang Authority's plans to build giant port received with skepticism by observers who say it will not impact Singapore's port operations.

Probe launched on what went wrong with fireworks

Bomba and Klang Council look into explosion that hurt 14, including four children.

Putrajaya’s balancing act in relying on China

The reliance on China could benefit Malaysia with more business opportunities from the world's second-biggest economy, with Trump winning the US election.

Liow explains price rationale for RM55b East Coast Rail Link

Transport minister says it is now a longer route and the US dollar rate against ringgit is a lot higher now.

Analyst: Is RM43b Melaka Gateway for China trade or military?

Plans to reclaim islands, build port also raises question of necessity with Port Klang proposing to double its capacity.

Westport road a ‘death trap’ say workers

Unions call for urgent work to improve and widen the road, and provide street lights, a motorcycle lane, and emergency lay-by.

Billion-dollar smart ship makes maiden call at Port Klang

The 18-deck USD1 billion vessel arrived on a three-night cruise from Singapore carrying 4,576 guests, which is the largest number of guests ever on a ship to call at any Malaysian port.

Penang oil spill a major fiasco, says Guan Eng

Petrol and engine oil spill in Penang's North Channel may escalate into a full-blown disaster if not cleared up immediately, says Penang CM.

Azmin puts PKR man to look after Khalid’s seat

Selangor menteri besar criticises his predecessor for poor development, cleanliness and security in his constituency.

Archived: Port Klang hits unhealthy haze level

The area has registered an unhealthy Air Pollutant Index reading of 103.

Archived: New port project for cronies?

There is talk that a new port will be built in the Port Klang area and industry insiders are questioning the need for one now.

Archived: Shell completes third phase of terminal expansion

By Shahril Bahrom PORT KLANG: Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd says its newly expanded Westport terminal at Pulau Indah, Port Klang, will cut down cost...