The port of Tanjung Pelepas located in Johor Bahru District, Malaysia is a part of APM Terminals Global Terminal Network and is known for handling a wide range of exports of cargoes. Increasingly big cargo container ships are calling it Malaysia with Tanjung Pelepas handling almost half of the country’s maritime trade.
Tanjung Pelepas is a strong port acting as a gateway and Malaysia’s leading container port at the same time. Along with more than 296 acres of container yard, the Tanjung Pelepas port has nearly 214,000 TEU in storage space disambiguated for liquid and dry cargo, cruise liners and also ship containers navigating internally.
In operation since 1999 the port of Tanjung Pelepas had set a world record for its fastest growth. The port with 44 post Panamax quays cranes and an unrestricted depth ranging from 15-19 metres is connected to the Malaysian hinterland railway system. Tanjung Pelepas’s geographical location gives this port a competitive advantage to accommodate expected growth.
Protected by deep water bay, the port can accommodate the biggest of cargo vessels. It might also intrigue you to know that port of Tanjung Pelepas is continuously developing new concepts to strength the shipping services make this port ready for the future.