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Title: CHARTING THE FUTURE OF PENANG AS AN INTERNATIONAL MARITIME CENTRE: the importance of Penang Port


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CHARTING THE FUTURE OF PENANG AS AN INTERNATIONAL
MARITIME CENTREthe importance of Penang Port
Penang Logistics Seminar 2007 July 5th,
2007 Cititel Hotel, Penang
SURUHANJAYA PELABUHAN PULAU PINANG
PENANG PORT COMMISSION
  • Capt. Syahril Akmar bin Suid
  • Chief Marine Officer
  • Penang Port Commission

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Introduction
  • Maritime sector contributes significantly to the
    Penang economy.
  • Penang economic activity is dependent to a large
    extent on its maritime resources and supporting
    industries.
  • Its port and shipping sectors provide a backbone
    to her trade dominance and economic affluence.
  • Penang was an entrepot centre for Southern Asia
    and centre for ship registry in this region.
  • Because of our history, we are inclined to regard
    Penang as an international maritime centre.

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Introduction
  • Penang cannot claim herself to be an
    international maritime centre merely by
    attributes such as suitable geographical location
    or glorious maritme history.
  • More needs to be done for Penang to fully exploit
    her maritime resources, infrastructure and
    expertise to enhance her maritime standing.
  • A true international maritime centre is one which
    has capability to fully exploit its God given
    maritime endowments to enhance its maritime
    standing among the worlds leading maritime
    centre.

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Key elements of a major international maritime
centre
  • one of the worlds busiest in terms of shipping
    and cargo tonnage and one of the worlds top
    container port
  • modern seaport with state of the art facilities
    and efficient services
  • excellent connectivity with shipping lines, ports
    world wide and other modes of transportation
  • premier gateway for international trade within
    its hinterland by providing the best service and
    technology application at the most competitive
    price
  • accommodates all types of ships including large
    ocean going vessels
  • one of the worlds top registry of ships
  • base for international shipowners and operators

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Key elements of a major international maritime
centre
  • a vibrant ship management and agency base
  • excellent maritime training facilities and
    programmes
  • comprehensive and well-integrated maritime and
    ancillary services
  • one of the world's leading ship repair and ship
    conversion centre
  • gateway for the cruise industry and marine
    tourism
  • venue for international maritime conference and
    events
  • centre of excellence for maritime RD
  • politically stable and business friendly
    environment and
  • clean, safe and secure.

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Activities linked to Penangs maritime economy
sector
  • Port services
  • Shipping services
  • Maritime auxiliary services i.e. banking,
    insurance, legal and consultancy
  • Ocean and coastal shipping
  • Ship building and repairing
  • Marine tourism and leisure
  • Other supporting services such as bunkering, ship
    chandler etc.

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Roles of Penang Port
  • Penang Port is considered to be the prime sector
    in Penang maritime economy.
  • The port serves one of busiest trade routes and
    links to more than 200 ports worldwide.
  • The port also is a preferred port of call for
    trades within IMT-GT and the Asia Pacific region.
  • Penang Port placed within easy reach of all major
    economic regions in the country.
  • The port also serves very well as a sea-air modal
    choice for cargo transportation.

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Existing port facilities, infrastructure and
services
  • Container terminals
  • Breakbulk terminal
  • Drybulk terminal
  • Liquidbulk terminals
  • Ferry terminals
  • Marina
  • Cruise terminal
  • Dockyard
  • Dangerous Cargo terminals
  • Port services
  • Marine services
  • Ferry service
  • Ancillary services
  • Labour
  • Bunkering
  • Lighterage
  • Free Commercial Zone

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Existing port facilities, infrastructure and
services
  • Container terminals
  • North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT)
  • Butterworth Container Terminal (BWCT)

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Existing port facilities, infrastructure and
services
  • Breakbulk, drybulk and liquidbulk terminals
  • Butterworth Wharves
  • Prai Bulk Cargo Terminal
  • Vegetable Oil Tanker Pier
  • Dangerous Cargo Berth

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Existing port facilities, infrastructure and
services
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Future projects
  • Passenger catamarans
  • NBCT Phase 3
  • additional length of 600 meters wharf
  • land reclamation of 25 hectares
  • gantry cranes and RTG and
  • a 1500 meters storage deck.
  • Establishment of FCZ at NBCT.

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Challenges faced by Penang Port
  • The increase in world tonnage has exerted
    pressure on freight rates, forcing shipping lines
    to seek greater levels of efficiency.
  • Penang Port need to fulfil this demand, offering
    for example custom-made solutions such as free
    storage for transhipment containers, warehousing,
    priority or dedicated berthing arrangements.
  • All these developments in the shipping sector
    involving technological advances, business models
    and strategies, sailing scheduling and routing,
    and trade patterns, among others, are central to
    cargo trends and will continue to play a
    detrimental role in charting the development of
    Penang Port.

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Challenges faced by Penang Port
  • The challenges of keeping up the development of
    ports and terminal to cater to these ships have
    become crucial.
  • This challenges has resulted in Penang Port
    making heavy investments to provide outreach to
    handle super-sized ships and to have enough to
    maintain a steady flow of container operation.
  • Changes in trading patterns will also be
    detrimental to consolidation of high volume
    services and rationalisation of port calls.
  • The ability of Penang Port to provide logistics
    services and supply chain management efficiently
    and reliably is a major pull factor for shipping
    lines to call at the port.

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Challenges faced by Penang Port
  • Penang Port must be adequately equipped with
    resources that can ensure speedy processing of
    boxes and allocate enough cranes to load and
    unload big ships, while maintaining smooth flow
    of boxes between quay and yard.
  • Penang Port must also upgrade its inland
    intermodal transport to minimise congestion and
    reduce container turnaround time.

SURUHANJAYA PELABUHAN PULAU PINANG
PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Strategies for Penang Port
  • Improve port infrastructure and utilize available
    space efficiently
  • Institute a comprehensive marketing plan to
    encourage more main line operators to call at he
    port
  • Promote aggressively its services
  • Provide dedicated berths so the MLOs can arrange
    transshipment as rapidly as possible
  • Provide sufficient and efficient ancillary
    services
  • Take equity in other regional ports
  • Continue developing port facilities and services
    on customer driven basis and
  • Establish efficient connectivity with
    international shipping destinations and explore
    new markets.

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Conclusion
  • To be successful in the todays world, Penang
    Port need to aggressively address todays
    challenges.
  • It should spare no effort to meet such global
    requirements and standards in order for its
    customers and neighboring communities will fully
    trust and appreciate Penang Port.
  • In line with these principles, Penang Port aims
    to grow along with the world of commerce where
    continuous efforts will be taken towards the
    development of the port as it rushes forward to
    greet the new challenges in providing quality
    services to its clients.

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PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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Conclusion
  • Penang has all the makings of a true
    international maritime centre.
  • Penang Port plays a crucial part in charting the
    future of Penang as an international maritime
    centre.
  • Therefore, should we are able to overcome those
    challenges by implementing the right strategies,
    Penang will be on the right course towards
    becoming one of the worlds leading and
    successful international maritime centre.

SURUHANJAYA PELABUHAN PULAU PINANG
PENANG PORT COMMISSION
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