Port Klang is a town and the main gateway by sea into Malaysia. It is the largest port in the country. It is located southwest of Kuala Lumpur. Located in the District of Klang, it was the 11th busiest container port (2012) in the world. It was also the 12th busiest port in by volume (million TEU) in 2018.
Vessel operators serving Port Klang
Currently there are many carriers with service to Port Klang. With almost daily sailings to Port Klang, it is not an issue to find a suitable sailing to Cat Lai. Do note that there are three ports in the Port Klang area namely Northport, Southpoint and Westport. Prior to the establishment of the Port Klang Authority, South Port was the only existing port and administered by the Malayan Railway Administration. Both Westport and Northport have privatized and managed as separate entities. Currently most carriers offer sailings to both Westport and Northport for containerised shipments.
Latest Development News
Although affected by the coronavirus pandemic, recent report shows that Port Klang is able to ensure that it continues to grow to meet the demands of the domestic and international markets. Terminal operators in Port Klang are handling additional volumes by optimising available resources and relying on increased use of digitisation to overcome various challenges. Although the recent floods have had a significant impact on port operations, Port Klang’s daily container handling volume is expected to reach 13.75 million TEUs by the end of the year (2022).
AD&K Logistics have been assisting our customers for their shipments in and out of Malaysia since our incorporation in Singapore. Our experience with shipments to Malaysia is pretty established. Do feel free to contact us for any shipment queries.