• 2019 April 24 16:05

    Tanjung Bruas Port expands its services to container ships

    Tanjung Bruas Port Sdn Bhd (TBP), a member of MMC Group, now offers container ships services at its terminal, Tanjung Bruas Port, the company said in its release. TBP recently welcomed the MV West Scent, the first container vessel to ever call its terminal at Tanjung Bruas Port. The 145.68 meters long MV West Scent came alongside on 18 April 2019 with an exchange of 1,150 move counts.

    The specially chartered Container vessel by manufacturer Xinyi Glass Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, is currently at TBP berth and will departto Humen Port, Chinaafter completing its cargo operations.This is the first ever project undertaken by TBP in handling Containerised shipment.

    Strategically located along one of the world's busiest trade routes, TBP which already handles conventional cargo, has a huge potential to be developed as a gateway to handle containerised cargoes to serve the growing industries in Melaka and the central region of Peninsular Malaysia as well as its neighbouring countries. TBP recently welcomed the MV West Scent, the first container vessel to ever call its terminal at Tanjung Bruas Port.

    About Tanjung Bruas Port

    Tanjung Bruas Port Sdn Bhd (TBP), a member of the MMC Group is strategically located along one of the world's busiest trade route at the centre and narrowest point of the Straits of Malacca. Situated within a large, developed hinterland drawn from Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and northern Johor, the Port is surrounded by more than 500 companies consisting electrical and electronics companies, fabricated metal product plants, as well as food and furniture manufacturers. This enables the Port to be developed as a major Malaysia Gateway in handling both Containers and Conventional cargoes to serve the growing industries in Melaka and the central region of Peninsular Malaysia as well as the region. The strategic location of the Port also provides an opportunity to tap on marine services such as ship husbandry, ship supplies, bunkering services and ship-to-ship transfers.

    The Outer Berth is 170 meter in length with alongside depth of 9 metres and is able to accommodate vessels with LOA of up to 170 meters while the Inner Berth is 90 meter in length with alongside depth of 5 meter while the jetty is connected to the shore by a 400-meter trestle / bridge. The Port itself is situated very close to the 12 meters depth line, which is the draft required by most of the modern vessels. With its strategic location along the second busiest sea trading Straits in the world and the surrounding developed hinterland, the Tanjung Bruas Port has the potential to be developed as hub for 'Sea-Air cargoes'.

    About MMC Corporation Berhad

    MMC Corporation Berhad (MMC Group) is a leading utilities and infrastructure group with diversified businesses under three divisions, namely Ports and Logistics, Energy and Utilities, and Engineering.Its key businesses under the Ports and Logistics division include the operations of Port of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd, Johor Port Berhad, Northport (Malaysia) Bhd, Penang Port Sdn Bhd and Kontena Nasional Berhad. Internationally, MMC has an associate stake in Red Sea Gateway Terminal Company Limited, a container port terminal withinthe Jeddah Islamic Port, Saudi Arabia.




2019 July 22

15:14 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) down 8.1% to 9.06 million TEUs in Jan-June’2019
14:51 Port of Singapore throughput in Jan-June’2019 climbed by 0.6% to 315.17 million tonnes
14:28 JAXPORT sets container and auto records through first three quarters of fiscal year 2019
13:53 Throughput of port Helsinki (Finland) in Jan-June’19 fell by 6.1% to 7.14 million tonnes (table)
13:29 Bunker sales at the port of Singapore in Jan-June’2019 fell by 6.5% Y-o-Y to 23.7 million tonnes
12:56 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO up to RUB 17,248 in RF spot market
12:32 London to host 19th Vessel Efficiency & Fuel Management Summit on November 27-28
12:10 Turbine assembly begins for the WindFloat Atlantic project
11:55 Hamburg to host ACI’s Digitalisation in Shipping: Europe 2019 on October 9-10
11:24 NOVATEK closes Arctic LNG 2 transaction
11:10 APM Terminals Maasvlakte II increases rail service to major inland logistics hub
11:04 Seadrill secures contract for the West Polaris in Southern Asia
10:30 ASCO ships continue working on Absheron gas condensate field
10:08 Port of Oakland freight hauler testing two more electric big rigs
09:55 International Finance Corporation visited NIBULON’s facilities
09:36 Brent Crude futures price is up 1.63% to $63.48, Light Sweet Crude – up 1.08% to $56.23
09:32 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, July 22
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is up to 2,170 points
09:07 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to the Middle East Gulf
08:00 SCANEX Group offers video presentation of geoinformation services for maritime industry
07:42 Parkwind and Jan De Nul start works for the 219 MW offshore wind farm off the Belgian coast

2019 July 21

16:31 USCG begins investigation into three tugboats sinking
15:18 Tolent kicks off construction of Triton Knoll’s new base on Grimsby’s Royal Dock
14:48 ONE launches new direct service between South East India, Mediterranean, and North Europe
14:37 Major milestone met on Moray East Offshore Windfarm project
13:04 Odfjell SE sells its ownership share of terminal in Jiangyin, China
12:32 Quark Expeditions debuts new livery and interior design for Ultramarine
11:02 NYK selected for FTSE4Good Index for 17th straight year and FTSE Blossom Japan Index for 3rd consecutive year

2019 July 20

15:47 FortisBC secures first export contract for Tilbury LNG facility
13:42 AIDA Cruises plans practical trial of fuel cells abord one of its ships as early as 2021
12:51 Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles host Clean Truck Program Rate Workshop
11:37 USCG responds to oil slick near Port Aransas, Texas
10:56 Wallem introduces cloud-based software for simpler workflows

2019 July 19

18:10 NYK holds fleet safety promotion conferences for shipowners and ship-management companies
18:04 Incat Tasmania exports new 111 metre ferry to Spain
17:49 World's largest air-cushioned landing craft takes part in Navy Day parade rehearsal in Baltiysk
17:25 Caspian Flotilla ship crews prepare for Naval Parade
17:03 FortisBC secures first export contract for Tilbury LNG facility
16:22 Project documentation for construction of Nizhny Novgorod hydroengineering facility completed - Victor Vovk
16:03 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to East and South Africa
15:50 East Mining Company to invest RUB 11.5 billion in development of its coal project in Sakhalin
15:33 Moby names Damen ASD Tug 2813 Vincenzino O. in Cagliari
15:12 Cargotec posts financial report for January–June 2019
14:47 Blagoveshchensk shipyard completed state trials of hydrographic survey vessel of Project 19910
14:33 NYK recognized for implementation of advanced navigation support tool
14:12 Global Ship Lease announces new charter agreement
13:51 150 graduates of Moscow State Water Transport Academy awarded with diplomas
13:30 RF Government includes NOVATEK’s LNG terminal project into area planning scheme
13:12 Port of Long Beach releases draft Master Plan update
13:07 Epic Gas Ltd. completes acquisition of two vessels of four LPG carriers
12:24 USCG finds federal fisheries violations aboard 5 recreational fishing vessels
12:11 IMO Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman
11:31 Naval Group reports order intake growth in H1 to 3.9bn euro
11:14 Ice-breaking LNG carrier for Yamal LNG Project named NIKOLAY URVANTSEV
10:58 Minister of Transport of Malaysia visits World Maritime University
10:26 Saudi Arabia accedes to two important IMO treaties
09:55 Bunker prices are slightly down at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:50 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, July 19
09:33 Brent Crude futures price is up 1.91% to $63.11, Light Sweet Crude – up 1.48% to $56.12
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is up to 2,130 points