PLUS Expressways

The PLUS Expressways Berhad (MYX: 5052) is the largest highway concessionaries or build–operate–transfer operator company in Malaysia. A member of the UEM Group, the company is also the largest listed toll expressway operator in Southeast Asia and the eighth largest in the world.[2]

PLUS Expressways Berhad
TypePrivate Limited Company
IndustryHighway concessionaries or Build–operate–transfer operators
Founded27 June 1986; 35 years ago (1986-06-27)
HeadquartersPersada PLUS,
Subang Interchange,
New Klang Valley Expressway,
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia[1]
Key people
Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kasim, Chairman
Mohd Izzadin Idris, CEO
Mohd Nasir Abdul Latif, Managing Director
ProductsHighway concessionaries or Build–operate–transfer operators
Helicopter services
Highway technology services
Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) services
Number of employees
more than 3,500
ParentUEM Group
Websitewww.plus.com.my

HistoryEdit

The company was founded on 27 June 1986 known as Highway Concessionnaires Berhad, a member of the United Engineers Malaysia Berhad (UEM).[3] On 13 May 1988, the Highway Concessionaires Berhad changed its name to Projek Lebuhraya Utara Selatan Berhad (PLUS).[4] On 29 January 2002, PLUS Expressways Berhad was incorporated in Malaysia as a public company.[5]

Eight years later, PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PMB) was incorporated on 29 November 2010 and became involved in investment holding.[6]

On 29 November 2011, PMB completed the acquisition of PLUS Expressways Berhad's assets and liabilities. PMB became the holding company of Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan Berhad (PLUS), Expressway Lingkaran Tengah Sdn Bhd (ELITE), Linkedua Malaysia Berhad (LINKEDUA), Konsortium Lebuhraya Butterworth-Kulim Sdn Bhd, Teras Teknologi Sdn Bhd, PLUS Helicopter Services Sdn Bhd and the substantial shareholder of Touch 'n Go Sdn Bhd. In addition, PMB also acquired Penang Bridge Sdn Bhd from UEM Builders Berhad.[6]

Projek Lebuhraya Usaha Sama Berhad (PLUS), a wholly owned subsidiary of PMB, was incorporated on 27 July 2011 to undertake the consolidation of all highway concessionaries acquired under a single entity. The acquisition of all five highway concession assets was completed on 12 January 2012.[6]

With the completion of the acquisition, PMB is the largest toll expressway operator in Malaysia and one of the largest in Southeast Asia, Asia, and the eighth largest in the world.[6]

Pre-acquisition companiesEdit

Company name Date of
establishment
Highway operator
Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan Berhad (PLUS) 1986     North–South Expressway
    AH2 North–South Expressway Northern Route and   AH141 New Klang Valley Expressway
    AH2 North–South Expressway Southern Route
  AH2 Johor–Singapore Causeway
  Federal Highway Route 2
Expressway Lingkaran Tengah Sdn Bhd (ELITE) 1993     AH2 North–South Expressway Central Link
Linkedua Malaysia Berhad (LINKEDUA) 1994     AH143 Malaysia–Singapore Second Link and Second Link Expressway
Seremban–Port Dickson Highway (SPDH) Sdn Bhd 1994   Seremban–Port Dickson Highway
Konsortium Lebuhraya Butterworth-Kulim Sdn Bhd 1993     AH140 Butterworth–Kulim Expressway
Penang Bridge Sdn Bhd 1994   Penang Bridge

List of the company membersEdit

DomesticEdit

Company logo Company name Date of
establishment
Highway operator/services
 
Projek Lebuhraya Usaha Sama Berhad
Projek Lebuhraya Usaha Sama Berhad (PLUS) 2011 All toll expressways across Malaysia:
    North–South Expressway
    AH2 North–South Expressway Northern Route and   AH141 New Klang Valley Expressway
    AH2 North–South Expressway Southern Route
  Seremban–Port Dickson Highway
  AH2 Johor–Singapore Causeway
  Federal Highway Route 2
    AH2 North–South Expressway Central Link
    AH143 Malaysia–Singapore Second Link and Second Link Expressway
    AH140 Butterworth–Kulim Expressway
  Penang Bridge
 
PLUS Helicopter Services Sdn. Bhd.
PLUS Helicopter Services Sdn Bhd (PLUS Heli) 2010 Helicopter services
Teras Teknologi Sdn Bhd 1994 Technology services
Touch 'n Go Sdn Bhd 1996 Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) services for Touch 'n Go and Smart TAG
(substantial shareholder)

International[7]Edit

Company logo Company name Date of
establishment
Highway operator
 
PLUS Expressways International Berhad (PEIB)
PLUS Expressways International Berhad (PEIB) 2011 All toll expressways worldwide:
Uniquest Infra Ventures Private Limited (India)
Cikampek–Palimanan Toll Road (Indonesia)

Company partnerEdit

Persada PLUSEdit

Persada PLUS
 
General information
TypeOffice, Headquarters and Traffic Monitoring Centre
LocationSubang Interchange,
New Klang Valley Expressway,
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Construction started2006
Completed2008
Opening2010
Design and construction
ArchitectUEM Builders

Persada PLUS is the main headquarters of the PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PMB). It is located at Subang Interchange of the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.[1] The headquarters was formerly a site of PLUS and PROPEL section office for the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE). The headquarters has a football stadium which is a home of PLUS FC football club.

Current PLUS Expressways productsEdit

PLUSMilesEdit

PLUSMiles is the toll rebate loyalty program. It was launched on 17 December 2008. It is the first and the only toll expressway loyalty programme in Malaysia. PLUSMiles cardholders can get toll rebates and merchandise from participating outlets. Each PLUSMiles card is equipped with a Touch 'n Go feature. The PLUSMiles card can also be used for toll payments and other services such as major public transport services in the Klang Valley, Selangor and parking facilities.[9]

PLUSTrackEdit

PLUSTrack is a prepaid electronic card for fleet subscribers. The PLUSTrack card program provides enhanced efficiency and better fleet monitoring for the fleet subscribers. Besides the ease of fleet toll payment, the program is packaged with an array of rewards and benefits.[10]

PLUS RondaEdit

PLUS Ronda is the highway patrol unit. It was established on 1 April 1990. On 17 October 1998, the unit was given to the Royal Malaysian Police auxiliary police power.[11]

Scope of work[11]Edit

  • Provides 24-hour assistance to breakdown and accident vehicles.
  • Provide towing services to the nearest safe place.
  • Report traffic flow.
  • Assist authorities during emergency
  • Monitor and inspect facilities condition at laybys and rest and service areas.
  • Implement auxiliary police authority.

PLUS Helicopter ServicesEdit

PLUS Helicopter Services
IATA ICAO Callsign
- - PLUS
Founded2010
HubsSultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Subang, Selangor, Malaysia
Fleet size8
Parent companyPLUS Malaysia Berhad (PMB)
HeadquartersPersada PLUS,
Subang Interchange,
New Klang Valley Expressway,
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Websitewww.plushelicopter.com

PLUS Helicopter Services or PLUS Heli is the highway helicopter unit. It was established in 2010 and it is used for highway surveillance, air response team, emergency, search and rescue from the air. It is the only highway concessionary in the country to have the helicopter services. The first batch of Eurocopter EC120 Colibri helicopters was delivered in 2007.[12]

Current inventoryEdit

Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service Notes
Eurocopter EC120 B Colibri[13]   France Highway air surveillance, air response team, emergency, search and rescue 2007–present 2 helicopters
Bell 429[14]   United States Highway air surveillance, air response team, emergency, search and rescue 2010–present 2 helicopters
Eurocopter AS365 N3 Dauphin[15]   France VIP transport 2010–present 2 helicopters

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Administrator. "PLUS Malaysia Berhad - Map to Persada PLUS". www.plus.com.my. Archived from the original on 23 November 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  2. ^ "UEM Group Berhad - PLUS Malaysia Berhad". www.uem.com.my. Archived from the original on 19 November 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  3. ^ "UEM Tandatangani Perjanjian Dengan JKR Untuk Pembinaan Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan". Hari Ini Dalam Sejarah. National Archives of Malaysia. 29 December 1986. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Subsidiaries: Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan Berhad". PLUS Malaysia Berhad. Retrieved 19 September 2015.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Plus Berhad". Touch 'N Go Information System.
  6. ^ a b c d Administrator. "PLUS Malaysia Berhad - Background". www.plus.com.my. Archived from the original on 23 November 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  7. ^ "UEM Group Berhad - PLUS Expressways International Berhad (PEIB)". www.uem.com.my. Archived from the original on 29 November 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Embassy of Japan in Malaysia". www.my.emb-japan.go.jp.
  9. ^ "Your presence has been awaited for!".
  10. ^ Go, Touch N. "Touch 'n Go :: About PLUSTrack". www.touchngo.com.my.
  11. ^ a b Administrator. "PLUS Malaysia Berhad - PLUSRonda". www.plus.com.my. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Helicopter Training Malaysia, Helicopter Charter Malaysia, Air Photography, Air Transportation Malaysia, Style Travel Malaysia - PLUS Helicopter Services - Helicopter Charter Malaysia". www.plushelicopter.com. Archived from the original on 22 November 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  13. ^ "EC120 B Eurocopter Malaysia - Side Survey Helicopter - Timber survey - Parajumping Aircraft charter - PLUS Helicopter Services - Helicopter Charter Malaysia". www.plushelicopter.com. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  14. ^ "Bell 429 - Air Ambulance Helicopter - Malaysia Medivac Helicopter - PLUS Helicopter Services - Helicopter Charter Malaysia". www.plushelicopter.com. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  15. ^ "AS365 N3 Eurocopter Malaysia - Scenic Tour helicopter - Side Survey Helicopter - Malaysia Joyride Helicopter - PLUS Helicopter Services - Helicopter Charter Malaysia". www.plushelicopter.com. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017.

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