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Kuantan Port (Latitude 3°58'N, Longitude 103° 26'E) is a multipurpose port in the East Coast Region of Peninsular Malaysia, situated about 25 km to the north of Kuantan city and facing South China Sea.
Previously run by Kuantan Port Authority, it has been privatised since 1998 and is currently operated by Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd. The port is part of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
- 1974 Kuantan Port Authority established
- 1976 Construction of Kuantan Port started
- 1979 Construction completed
- 1980 Partial operation
- 1984 Full operation
- 1998 Privatised and managed by Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd since
- 2001 Phase II Expansion (Inner Basin Project) completed
- 2003 Dedicated Container Berth operational
|Type of Berth||Quantity of Berth||Total Length (Metre)||Draft (Metre)||Deadweight Tonnage (DWT)||Maximum Displacement Tonnes|
|Palm Oil Berth No.1||1||250||11.5||40,000||54,000|
|Palm Oil Berth No.2||1||150||8.0||6,000||8,000|
|Palm Oil Berth No.3||1||240||11.4||40,000||53,000|
Containerised Cargo HandlingEdit
Kuantan Port has containers handling equipment and machineries such as container gantry cranes, rubber tyred gantry cranes, reach stackers, container trailers and forklifts. It provides a container freight station of 9,600 square metres for the stuffing and unstuffing of containers and a container yard with 1,500 ground slots and 168 reefer points. Kuantan Port container yard offers one of the longest free storage period in Malaysia.
Kuantan Port Container Yard with Reefer Service
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