Johor Port Contributes Essential School Supplies to 228 Underprivileged Students



JOHOR BAHRU, 28 February 2022 – Johor Port Berhad (Johor Port), a member of MMC Group provided aid to 228 underprivileged students from Sekolah Kebangsaan Kopok, Sekolah Kebangsaan Cahaya Baharu and Sekolah Kebangsaan Perigi Acheh as part of Johor Port’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, Jom Ke Sekolah Programme.

The distribution of the financial aid and school supplies was targeted to be in conjunction with the first day of school in March as scheduled. School representatives were present at their respective schools to receive the contribution on behalf of the students.

With the objective of lightening the financial burden of families with low household incomes, the provision of brand-new school supplies, as well as COVID-19 essentials, will enable these children to embark on their new academic year 2022/2023 confidently.

Md Derick Basir, Chief Executive Officer of Johor Port said, “We hope that these gifts will bring cheer to the students who have been attending the Home-based Teaching and Learning (PdPR) most of last year due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

“Johor Port’s focus on giving back to the community will help to empower the lives of the younger generations and strengthen the already good relationship with the community,” he said, adding that the Company will play its part in ensuring that the underprivileged students will not be left behind or drop out of school.

Johor Port’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative focuses on giving back to the communities especially in the areas where it operates, in order to facilitate the growth of the local socio-economy.

Johor Port has always been supportive of underprivileged students and has helped and contributed to numerous schools in the Pasir Gudang area through the Jom Ke Sekolah Programme since 2018 and will continue to help more students in the future.

As a caring organisation, Johor Port remains committed to being socially responsible in the long run.

Photo caption: The distribution of the financial aid and school supplies to Sekolah Kebangsaan Cahaya Baru ceremony of Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal Upgrading project.

Photo caption: The distribution of the financial aid and school supplies to Sekolah Kebangsaan Kopok


Johor Port Berhad, a Member of MMC Group, is an integrated Multi-Purpose Port facility located at the southern tip of Peninsular Malaysia providing a comprehensive range of port services to meet the individual needs of its customer. Commencing operation in 1977 as the original Southern Gateway Multi-Purpose Port in Malaysia, Johor Port currently operates a total area of 1,000 acres, 660 acres of which are designated as Free Zone.

Equipped with 24 berths and a total berthing length of 4.9 kilometres, the services and facilities within Johor Port include the Container Terminal, Bulk & Break Bulk Terminal, Liquid Terminal and Warehousing Facilities. As the 1st port in Malaysia to be accorded with Free Zone status, Johor Port is the appointed Free Zone Authority for the management of its Free Zone area.

As a Regional Commodity Hub, Johor Port is the world’s single largest Edible Oil Terminal and is one of the largest Hub in the region for LME cargo. Johor Port is also one of the largest discharging points for Rice and Cocoa in Malaysia as well as being one of the biggest terminals in Malaysia for Fertilizer and Cement.

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MMC Corporation Berhad (“MMC”) is a leading utilities and infrastructure group with diversified businesses in Malaysia and abroad under four divisions, namely Ports and Logistics, Energy and Utilities, Engineering and Industrial Development. Its key businesses under the Ports and Logistics Division includes the port operations of Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd, Johor Port Berhad, Northport (Malaysia) Bhd, Penang Port Sdn Bhd, Tanjung Bruas Port Sdn Bhd and Kontena Nasional Berhad, a logistics provider. Internationally, MMC has presence in Saudi Arabia via Red Sea Gateway Terminal Company Limited, a container port terminal within the Jeddah Islamic Port.

Under the Energy and Utilities Division, Malakoff Corporation Berhad is the largest Independent Power Producer in Malaysia and its subsidiary, Alam Flora Sdn Bhd is one of the leading environmental management companies in the country. Under Gas Malaysia Berhad, MMC is the supplier of reticulated natural gas in Peninsular Malaysia operating and maintaining 2,600 kilometres of Natural Gas Distribution System network. Through Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad, MMC provides full-fledge water services using high technology treatment in Malaysia.

MMC’s Engineering Division has played a leading role on the elevated section as well as the main contractor for the underground work package for the 51-kilometre Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (“KVMRT”) Kajang Line including 9.5 kilometres underground works. Currently, MMC is the main turnkey contractor for the entire 52.2 kilometres KVMRT Putrajaya Line. MMC has also successfully completed the 329-kilometre Ipoh-Padang Besar Electrified Double Tracking Project as well as the innovative Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (“SMART”) motorway, the first of its kind, dual-purpose tunnel in the world.

MMC is currently in the final stage of completing the Langat Centralised Sewerage Treatment Plant which will serve 920,000 Population Equivalent and Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant which will supply 1,130 million litres of treated water per day.

MMC’s Industrial Development Division develops and manages approximately 5,000 acres of industrial developments namely Senai Airport City (“SAC”) and Tanjung Bin Industrial Park (“TBIP”) in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor and Northern Technocity (“NTC”) in Kulim Kedah. The SAC, TBIP and NTC developments come under the ambit of MMC’s Industrial Development

Division, operating under three companies namely Senai Airport City Sdn Bhd, Seaport Worldwide Sdn Bhd and Northern Technocity Sdn Bhd.

In other business, through Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd, MMC is the operator of Senai International Airport in Johor Bahru – the southern aviation hub and an important gateway to Iskandar Malaysia and Kerteh Airport in Terengganu.


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Nor Azyyati Ismail, Manager, Corporate Communications, Johor Port Berhad

Tel: +6016 7477 493 / +607 2535 888 (ext. 672)


Azlina Ashar, Head of Group Corporate Communications, MMC Corporation Berhad

Tel: +6019 6688 990 / +603 2071 1124

Fax:+603 2026 2431


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