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Milestones

2022

PKA introduces a new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the inspection, detention and release of containers which took effect from 1 May 2022. Under the new SOP, containers landing in Port Klang must be inspected and released within a three-day period by the government agencies concerned.
PKA initiates the development of the CargoMove System in collaboration with the terminals and private companies. CargoMove is a single booking platform for haulage operators to ease traffic congestion at the terminals. The system is extended to Off-Dock Depots from 1 April 2022.
PKA is appointed by the Ministry of Transport to head the Port Klang Road Infrastructure Committee. The committee is tasked to monitor road and bridge utilisation in and around the port, identify the maintenance requirements, prepare budget estimates to assist government agencies such as the Public Works Department in planning upgrading works, and propose funding sources for periodic and general maintenance.

2021

PKA develops the e-Community System (eCS) as part of its plans to enhance Port Klang’s productivity and competitiveness through digitalisation.
PKA receives the Low Carbon City Award 2021 from the Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Center under the Diamond Recognition Partners’ category of the Low Carbon City Challenge 2030 (LCC2030C)
Initiative to replace container deposit system.

2021

2020-2023

Port Klang receives international recognition from APEC Port Services Network (APSN) under the Green Port Award System (GPAS) 2020-2023

2021

2020

9 December 2020

The world largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered container ship, CMA CGM Jacques Saadé (23,000 TEUs) made its maiden call to Westports

2020

Covid initiatives to clear cargo.

2018

25 October 2018

The world biggest container vessel OOCL United Kingdom (21,413 TEUs) made its maiden call to Westports.

2018

17 April 2018

The world biggest container vessel CMA CGM Antoine de Saint Exupery (20,600 TEUs) made its maiden call to Westports.

2018

2016

8 November 2016

Port Klang receives international recognition from APEC Port Services Network (APSN) under the Green Port Award System (GPAS) (2016-2018).

2016

2016

Port Klang becomes the London Metal Exchange’s largest distribution hub in the world making PKFZ a leading regional distribution hub.

2016

2016

2016

Port Klang ranked top 11th container port in the world.

2014

19 December 2014

The world biggest container vessel MV CSCL Globe (19,100 TEUs) made its maiden call to Westports.

2014

2013

21 February 2013

Port Klang handled its 100th Million TEUs.

2012

19 November 2012

The world biggest container vessel CMA CGM Marco Polo (12,000 TEUs) made its maiden call to Westports.

2012

2010

June 2010

Northport named Best Container Terminal (handling under 4 million TEUS) at the Asian Freight and Supply Chains awards (AFSCA) 2010.

2010

2010

Port Klang ranked top 13th container port in the world.

2010

2009

23 July 2009

Northport receives Best Multi-Purpose Terminal Operator of the Year title at the Frost & Sullivan Awards.

Northport named Best Container Terminal at the Asian Freight and Supply Chains awards (AFSCA) 2009

2009

July 2009

CMA CGM opens its first dedicated ODD facility at Westports.

2009

2008

17 November 2008

Westports Operations Team sets 2 world records for productivity; a speed of 665mph during 1st hour of operations and moving 4,427 TEUs within 10hours.

2008

2008

PKA awarded 11th International Transport Award in recognition of trajectory and business excellence.

2008

2007

October 2007

Westports wins Technology Business Review ASEAN Award for Excellence in Logistics - IT Applications in Port Management.

2007

May 2007

PKA GM assumes Presidency of IAPH for 2 years.

2007

2006

9 July 2006

World’s largest container ship, Xin Los Angeles, makes maiden call at Westports.

2005

June 2005

Nedlloyd Manet, P&O Nedlloyd’s flagship,embarked on its maiden voyage to Northport.

2005

2006

May 2006

Bunga Seroja Satu, the largest containership registered in Malaysia, made its maiden call at Northport.

2005

May 2005

PKA GM assumes position of 1st Vice President in the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) for two years.

2005

2005

5 March 2005

Westports Dry Bulk Team unloads recordsetting 9,540 MT maize in 8 hours from MV Enterprise.

2005

February 2005

Northport becomes first port in Asia to receive the P&O Nedlloyd Mondriaan, the largest of the mega-sized container carriers belonging to the P&O Nedlloyd fleet.

2005

2004

March 2004

Southpoint handles its first ro-ro vessel, Setubal, on its maiden voyage.

2004

9 September 2004

World’s largest loadage vessel, CSCL Europe, docks at Westports.

2004

2004

2004

Northport certified MS ISO 9002. PKFZ commences operation.

PKA GM assumes Presidency of ASEAN Ports Association (APA) for two years.

PKFZ commences operation.

2001

28 July 2001

A record-setting 8.25 kilotonnes of crude palm oil loaded on MT Flores at Westports Liquid Bulk Terminal.

2001

2000

July 2000

KCT and KPM merged to form Northport Malaysia.

2000

2000

PKA certified ISO 9000
PKA received Excellent Service Award from the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Malaysia (NCCIM)

2000

1999

1999

PKA received IAPH International Technology Awards for IT applications at FCZ. Westports recognised as Best Emerging Terminal by Lloyd’s List Maritime Asia.

Westports recognised as Best Emerging

1998

24 August 1998

Regina Maersk becomes largest vessel of its kind to ever dock in Malaysia when it berthed at Westports.

1998

1998

September 1998

Westports recognised amongst Top 10 container ports at the Asian Freight Industry Awards (AFIA)

1997

October 1997

MV Naples and MV Villa from France’s No 1 shipping line CMA berths for first time at Westports.

1997

1996

September 1996

PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad officially opens Westports.

1996

September 1996

Westports becomes the first port in Malaysia to offer bunkering services.

1996

1996

23 March 1996

Westports commences operation

1994

West Port is privatized to Kelang Multi Terminal (subsequently known as Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd) on a 30 years concession agreement.

1993

26 August 1993

Klang Port Container Terminal in KPM commences operation.

1992

1 December 1992

Port Klang operations fully privatised.

Port Klang exceeds 1 million TEUs handled annually.

1992

1992

8 August 1992

West Port project launched.

1990

July 1991

PKA adopted its third logo

1990

October 1989

PKA spread its wings beyond Port Klang with the development of the Ipoh Cargo Terminal,
Malaysia’s first inland port, in a joint venture with the Malayan Railway.

1988

June 1988

On its 25th anniversary, Port Klang was declared the National Load Centre

1988

1985

1985

Cement terminal completed.

1983

9 July 1983

Port Klang handles its millionth container since inception.

1983

1983

1 July 1983

Port Klang made fourth Port of Registry in Malaysia.

1983

1983

PKA took over administration of Port of Malacca.

1983

1980

October 1982

Liquid bulk terminal at North Port completed.

1973

5 August 1973

Tokyo Bay is the first full container ship to dock at Port Klang.

1973

1973

June 1973

North Port Extension wharves completed

1972

6 July 1972

PSA renamed to Port Klang Authority (PKA), with subsequent adoption of new logo.

1972

1972

12 January 1972

Port Swettenham renamed Port Klang

1967

1967

North Klang Straits wharves renamed North Port.

1967

1964

2 January 1964

PSA takes over North Klang Straits wharves.

1964

May 1964

PSA HQ building construction completed

1964

1963

1 July 1963

Port Swettenham Authority (PSA) formed, marking the port’s separation from Malayan Railways.

1963

May 1963

NKS wharves opened.

1963

1960

January 1960

Contract for North Klang Straits (NKS) wharves signed.

1957

31 August 1957

Independence of Malaya.

1957

1955

1955

Port throughput hits 1 million tonnes.

1953

1 August 1953

Port Swettenham Board replaces Port Swettenham Advisory Board.

1953

1950

1952

Port division created in KTM.

1940

1 April 1946

Formation of Marine Department.

1940

1930

1937

Airport and seaplane facilities operational in Port Swettenham.

1910

April 1911

Formation of Port Swettenham Advisory Board.

1910

1903

1903

Amalgamation of Perak & Selangor State Railways to form FMS Railways, ownermanager of Port Swettenham

1900

15 Sept 1901

Port Swettenham officially opened to traffic.

1900

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