Official Visit by Minister Of Infrastructure Development

Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd received Deputy Chief Minister of Sabah cum Minister of Infrastructure Development, YB Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan for a briefing on the expansion programme of Sapangar Bay Container Port (SBCP). A project under the 11th Malaysia Plan, construction work for the first stage will commence in early 2017 with expected completion by 2019. The project will involve the berth expansion from the current 500M to 1.2KM to accommodate cruise ships and an enlarged stacking area from 15 hectares to 60 hectares. The undertaking is anticipated to attract international Main line Operators to hub at SBCP, thus positioning SBCP as the transshipment hub for eastern gateways. Present were the Ministry’s Assistant Minister Datuk Ghulam Haidar Khan Bahadar, Chairman of Sabah Ports Sdn. Bhd. Datuk Karim Hj Bujang and SuriaGroup Chief Executive Officer Mdm Ng Kiat Min.

Date: 
15 February 2016