Kontena Nasional Berhad received 30 units of Volvo’s FM440 6×2 T RAS prime movers from Volvo Trucks Malaysia in a fleet expansion and modernisation move.

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 April – KTMB MMC Cargo Sdn Bhd (KTMB MMC Cargo) further strengthens its Rail feeder services by extending its connectivity from Port Klang to Johor Port and Port of Tanjung Pelepas for domestic and transhipment containers.  

KTMB MMC Cargo’s 100-container freight train, the longest laden container, successfully embarked on a landmark journey from Port Klang to Johor Port recently. The newly extended route will boost our feeder services following the success of regular and fixed schedule of Rail Inter-Terminal Transfer (ITT) Services between Port of Tanjung Pelepas and Johor Port.   

The rail mode alternative offers a more seamless, flexible and reliable service to meet the industry’s growing demand and customers’ needs. This showcases our innovative logistics solutions and co-modality in optimising different mode of transport from the congested road corridor.  

YBhg Dato’ Sarbini Tijan, President of KTM Berhad shared that “We look forward to serving all industry players with our rail cargo facilities which are now accessible from Port Klang to Johor. The new extended connection will simultaneously boost our productivity and economy via cargo services.” 

“In line with the Government’s initiatives to ‘MERAKYATKAN Keretapi’, we are committed to promote the rail freight industry by offering transportation of goods via rail services for all businesses in the country”, said Dato’ Sarbini.  

KTMB MMC Cargo is responsible for developing rail freight services for integrated and efficient inland distribution for port users. The rail team manages the link between shipping lines, shippers, freight forwarders and railway operating company (KTMB). 


Photo Caption: Prime Movers by JP Logistics, a subsidiary of Johor Port Berhad (a Member of MMC Group) and a KTMB MMC Cargo freight train, an intermodalism solution for rail mode alternative.  

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Kontena Nasional Berhad (KNB) is Malaysia’s premier logistics company with 50 years of experience in logistics operations. KNB began operations in 1971 when containerisation was introduced to the country.

Since its inception, it has expanded its business from just container haulage to international freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, supply chain solutions, cold chain solution and Halal logistics.

Today, KNB is one of Malaysia’s largest one-stop logistics companies providing comprehensive logistics solutions customised to customer’s requirements.

For more information, please log on to www.kn.com.my.


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.


Please log on to www.mmc.com.my or call:

Nor Sazlenna Johan, Executive Corporate Communications, Kontena Nasional Berhad, tel: +6018 201 2286 / +603 7876 1933, email: noor.sazlenna@kn.com.my

Azlina Ashar, Head of Group Corporate Communications, MMC Corporation Berhad, tel: +6019 6688 990 / +603 2071 1124, email: azlina.ashar@mmc.com.my