Asian gateways continued to dominate the global port market in 2018, handling more than three-quarters of the total throughput of the top 50 container ports worldwide.
Port of Klang
Port of Klang
28 Apr 2017
"Port Klang will be the big loser as a result of the alliance shifts.”
03 Apr 2017
The joint project is being positioned as an extension of Port Klang.
08 Mar 2017
The new alliances begin operations on April 1, but an analysis of the networks reveals a surprising cut in the number of direct port-to-port connections.
02 Jan 2017
Southeast Asia’s port scene is incredibly dynamic, and 2017 will be a year of significant changes with big implications for shippers.
11 Nov 2016
Malaysia’s Westports said net profit rose in the third quarter on the back of strong revenue growth.
13 Jul 2016
Structural challenges could make life harder for high-flying terminal operator Westports Holdings, which is active in Port Klang, Malaysia.
14 Dec 2015
The impact of the impending merger between Chinese state-owned shipping giants Cosco and China Shipping on Malaysia's Westports would be cushioned by CMA CGM's planned buyout of Neptune Orient Lines, according to CIMB Securities.
25 Nov 2015
The World Bank is assisting Malaysia to develop a national port strategy to better position its ports sector as a critical facilitator of economic growth.
03 Aug 2015
Two container ships at Port Klang, Malaysia, collided, sending containers and debris into the harbor.
19 Mar 2015
Malaysia plans to invest millions of dollars into the transportation infrastructure supporting Port Klang in an effort to boost exports out of the country’s main maritime gateway.
16 Dec 2014
Malaysia’s port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) passed the 8 million 20-foot container mark at the beginning of December, although with less than a month left and volumes slowing down, the 2014 throughput target of 9 million TEUs looks well out of reach.
28 Oct 2014
Flames raged aboard two container ships, one from UASC, another from Hamburg Sud on Monday after the ships collided at Port Klang near Kuala Lumpur.
10 Aug 2014
Asia’s ports reported strengthening of container throughput in the first half as the economic recovery of the U.S. and Europe drove up consumer spending and new export orders flooded into Chinese factories.
27 Feb 2014
A planned new container facility at Port Klang will offer 30 million TEUs of extra capacity, according to government ministers.
01 Aug 2013
04 Jul 2013
Malaysia’s Kuantan Port is expected to start laying foundations for a major expansion next year.
25 Jan 2013
Malaysian ports boosted throughput by 2.8 percent last year.
08 May 2012
Operations at Port Klang have now returned to normal following strikes by truck drivers last week
03 May 2012
A strike by truck drivers at Malaysia’s key gateway of Port Klang continued Thursday, preventing drayage movement of containers in and out of terminals operated by Westport and Northport stevedo
01 Sep 2011
Westports Malaysia in the first half saw volume rise 17 percent year-over-year to 3.1 million 20-foot container equivalent, as the port operator expands at Malaysia's top container gateway.
13 Jan 2011
Port Klang, Malaysia's largest container port, expects double-digit growth in cargo this year, the Port Klang Authority said.