Johor details Bunker Island Development

Malaysia continues to develop plans to rival neighbour Singapore’s bunkering dominance.

Johor Port Authority has outlined a $477 million development of an oil storage and bunkering site in the country’s south.

The Bunker Island Development is set to have the capacity to store about 1.2m cu m of various oil and gas products, and will be used for storage, blending and redistribution.

State energy giant Petronas has a new oil refinery and petrochemical project nearby.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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