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Boat set alight as UK fishermen hold anti-EU protests

Touring the port aboard a fishing boat and waving to supporters, Farage says the British government had been "really weak-kneed" over fishing policy.

‘Give Labuan firms chance to run port’

Parti Warisan Sabah says the move by the Labuan Port Authority to invite those from outside Labuan to take over the management of the port is inappropriate.

Segamat declared new ECER development area

Prime minister says taking into account Segamat's link with the districts of Mersing and Rompin, it was suitable for Segamat to be included in the ECER development area.

Corruption, backlogs strangling Cameroon’s port of Douala

The port of Douala is one of the world's most troubled ports.

1,600 from Umno, PBS join Warisan

Warisan president Shafie Apdal says defections show they are unhappy with BN, which he claims has neglected those in rural areas.

Djibouti says its container port to remain in state hands

Contrary to rumours, the Doraleh Container Port will not be ceded to China.

Dubai accuses Djibouti of illegally seizing key port

Dubai has claimed that the Djiboutian government's termination of the concession it granted to DP World to operate at Doraleh was illegal.

More Chinese funds will flow into Malaysia, predicts expert

These are particularly in the real estate, manufacturing and logistics segments, says leading independent real estate consultancy Knight Frank Malaysia.

See-To: ECRL unlike Sri Lankan port project handed to China

He says Hambantota port is struggling to attract ships while ECRL will provide much-needed services to east coast states with millions of people.

Sri Lanka hands over debt-laden port to Chinese owner

The Hambantota port straddles the world’s busiest east-west shipping route.

US to work with Malaysia to enhance export controls

The move will strengthen the economy and deny the entry of goods and technologies that will harm the people.

Sabah becoming key hub for African wildlife trade, says report

Wildlife traffickers using state to complement their activities in the Indo-Chinese region, where illegal animal parts are being sold.

High time shipping charges were regulated, says FMM

Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers calls for a maritime port commission to ensure transport charges are regulated to make ports competitive.

Malaysia’s port dreams not dead yet, says economist

He says changes in strategy, an upswing in commodity prices and a little Alibaba 'magic' might save Malaysian ports.

Mega port projects risk failure, say industry experts

Putrajaya not addressing right issues in quest to build new ports and upgrade existing ones, especially with decline in manufacturing industry, says source.

Port Klang gets more tranquil, but it’s eerie

An industry player discusses port economics and complains of poor work culture.

Malaysia’s ports to be enhanced with China’s cooperation

Under the new port alliance, cooperation will be held in areas such as port studies, training and apprenticeship, technical assistance and exchange of information and traffic development.

Military radar equipment seized by customs goes missing

The high-tech equipment, worth millions, had been seized as it did not have the necessary permit required for shipping of sensitive items.

‘Was cabotage policy abolished to prepare for snap polls?’

Warisan's Junz Wong also wants the domestic shipping licence to be scrapped for foreign shippers to send goods to Sabah ports.

China’s port project in Malacca under scrutiny

Former PM Mahathir Mohamad says the RM43 billion project is unnecessary as the country has enough ports and infrastructure.

Chinese firms helping to build deep sea port in M’cca

The RM8 billion port, with a liquid cargo terminal, will be completed in 2019.

S’wak DAP: Scrap Channel Maintenance Recovery Charges

Why charge when the river channel is part of public infrastructure and will only be ready in 2019, asks Bandar Kuching MP Chong Chieng Jen.

Upgrade for Padang Besar rail station to cater for containers

Federal Government to improve railway station to boost container business in Penang Port, says Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai.

Customs seize liquor worth RM1.4m at Kuantan Port

The tax on all the seized goods was estimated to be RM15.2 million, which is the largest seizure by Pahang Customs to date.