Throughout the years, Kuantan Port has developed progressively towards becoming one of the busiest ports in Malaysia. Due to its top notch, state of the art facilities, Kuantan Port is able to cater to the ever-demanding requirements of the escalating petrochemical industries, spawned by the gas and petroleum industries of the East Coast. In addition, the mushrooming of newer industries related to petrochemical manufacturing and other service-oriented sectors has made Kuantan Port the undisputed petrochemical hub of Malaysia.
KUANTAN PORT EXPANSION
Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd in collaboration with the Government has embarked on a port expansion project to cater for ships up to 150,000 DWT and to commence operation early 2016. The expansion of the port shall act as a catalyst for the realisation of Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP) in Gebeng. This will spearhead the economic development of the region and Kuantan Port shall act as the logistic hub for the Special Economic Zone which is being promoted by the East Coast Economic Region Development Council.