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Kota Kinabalu

Malaysia

General info

address
Sabah Ports Authority Building Jalan Tun Fuad Kota Kinabalu, Tanjong Lipat 88617 Malaysia
EMAIL
website
www.portsworld.com/Ports/kotakinabalu.htm
phone
6088-538 500
fax
6088-254 089
cororate office
Sabah Ports Authority Building Jalan Tun Fuad Kota Kinabalu, Tanjong Lipat 88617 Malaysia
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME

Kota Kinabalu Port is located on Borneo’s northwest coast on the South China Sea. It is the capital and main commercial and industrial center for the Sabah state in Malaysia. With excellent deep-water anchorage, the city rebounded quickly from World War II bombing to become the capital of British North Borneo in 1946. In 2000, over 570 thousand people lived in Kota Kinabalu Port, while the urban area is home to about 700 thousand souls. It is the biggest city in Sabah state and the sixth biggest in the country of Malaysia

Inland service data

Major towns near seaport

Kota Kinabalu, Putatan, Kinarut, Papar, Kota Belud, Ranau, Keningau, Beaufort, Labuan, Kudat, Limbang, Sandakan, Lahad Datu, Miri, Tawau, Semporna, Bintulu, Kapit, Sibu, Sri Aman

Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

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All containers with Dangerous Goods should have the “Placard” (also known as DG stickers) affixed on each side of the containers. The total “Placard” per container would be 4 pieces.

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The following documents are required by Malaysian customs for exporting products to Malaysia: Invoice Packing list Delivery letter Leaflet, catalogue or other related documents Insurance certificate, if insured Bill of lading / airway bill Letter of credit (if used) Permit, licenses/ certificates Proof of fare payment A declaration form (Customs Form No. 1) that indicates the number, description of packages/ crates, value, weight, quantity and type of goods and country of origin Completed Custom forms should be submitted to Customs offices at the place where the goods are imported or exported. All duties/ custom taxes imposed on imported goods will need to be paid in advance before the goods can be released. Taxes to be paid include import tax and sales tax. The following products require specific authorisations: meat, eggs, milk, wine, plants, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, firearms, explosives, medicines and dangerous products. Meat, processed meat products, poultry, eggs and egg products must have a Halal certificate issued by the Department of Islamic Development of Malaysia (JAKIM).

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