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THE GUIDE TO MALAYSIA

metres of berthing facilities

are distributed across five

terminals.

The 648 metre East Wharf

main pier handles steel

bars, rods, billets, iron ore,

sponge and scrap iron. The

Liquid Chemical Berth and

West Wharf are both able

to accommodate vessels up

to 150,000 DWT. The LPG

Export Terminal is capable

of handling 1,000 tonnes of

LPG per hour. The Kemaman

Supply Base handles oil and

gas support vessels. In 2012,

Kemaman Port handled over

4.2 million tonnes of cargo.

Kuching Port

Kuching Port Authority

Jalan Pelabuhan, 93450 Kuching

Sarawak

T

(082) 482 144

W

www.kpa.gov.my

Kuching Port in southwest

Sarawak is the oldest

established port in the state,

operating since 1961. The port

has two terminals; Pending,

downriver from Kuching on

the Sarawak River, handling

vessels up to 12,500 DWT,

and Senari, a deep-water

terminal further downriver,

handling vessels up to 20,000

DWT. Larger vessels (up to

55,000 DWT) can be handled

by prior arrangement. Both

terminals are connected by

road and sea to all major

towns in Sarawak, while

numerous shipping lines

connect to regional hub

ports. The Port Authority

also operates an inland port

at Tebedu, at the border with

Indonesia.

Principal cargoes are liquid

bulk, dry bulk, break bulk,

containers and general cargo.

In 2012, Kuching Port handled

9.57 million tonnes, with

containerized cargo (249,000

TEUs) the largest contributor.

Volume is expected to grow

with increasing urbanization

and industrialization.

Rajang Port

Rajang Port Authority

Jalan Pulau, 96000 Sibu, Sarawak

T

(084) 319 004 to 009

W

www.rajangport.gov.my

Rajang Port on the Batang

Rajang, the longest river in

Malaysia, is the principal port

and distribution centre for

the central region of Sarawak,

handling ships from various

nations and providing vital

feeder links to the nation’s

major ports.

Sibu, 90km from the sea, is

the main operating centre.

Its 448 metre wharf with

depth alongside of 8.5 metres

provides four multi-purpose

berths. In 2012, Rajang Port

Kuching Port’s Senari Terminal, the principal gateway to Southwest Sarawak.

The Rajang Port Authority HQ in Sibu. The authority operates Rajang Port,

Sarikei Port, Sibu Port and the Sungai Merah Oil Jetty.