Northport upgrades port facilities

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s Northport has invested RM170m on port facilities to expand its container operations and increase its terminal handling capacity.

The funds have been used to acquire six new cranes, four of which will be launched today.

Northport has made an ambitious five-year development plan starting in 2014. Under the plan, Northport is looking to upgrade its container facilities and acquire new container handling equipment at its Port Klang facility which will help to increase its capacity and allow the call of larger ocean carriers to the port.

With the launching of the four cranes, Northport will own a total of 32 quay cranes for its seaside operations. [18/11/13]

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