Northport Employees Help Flood Victims Through Donation Campaign



KUALA LUMPUR, 8 January 2021 – The torrential monsoon rains in Malaysia at the start of 2021 has led to massive floods in several states. The floods have forced thousands of people to flee their homes and seek shelter at relief centres.

As a caring corporate citizen, Northport (Malaysia) Bhd (“Northport”), a member of the MMC Group, has organised a donation campaign to give its employees an opportunity to contribute and help the affected flood victims.

A total of RM14,692.00 was successfully raised during the campaign, to be donated to the victims through the Malaysian Relief Agency (MRA).

MRA is a non-profit humanitarian organisation with the primary objective of assisting those affected by natural disasters or armed conflicts, both locally and abroad.

The donation was handed over by Dato’ Azman Shah Mohd Yusof, Chief Executive Officer of Northport to Dato’ Dr. Mohd Daud Sulaiman, President of MRA during a simple ceremony held at the MRA headquarters in Cheras.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has already affected a lot of lives and the floods have further adversely impacted these people’s lives. We hope that our donation will help ease the burden of the flood victims, whose livelihood has been put on hold due to the damaging effects of the disaster,” said Dato’ Azman.

Dr. Mohd Daud said that MRA is targeting a total contribution of RM 500,000.00 to be donated to flood victims throughout Malaysia through 10 MRA branches nationwide. Assistance to be provided includes basic food packs, medical supplies, baby milk, blankets and towels as well as volunteer management for post-flood cleaning.

“We thank Northport for their contribution to the Flood Emergency Relief Fund 2021, to help flood victims, especially in severely affected states such as Pahang, Johor, Kelantan and Terengganu. We hope Northport will continue to become MRA’s strategic partner for our future humanitarian missions,” added Dr. Mohd Daud.

Northport has participated in humanitarian aid missions to help flood victims in the past. In 2015, Northport distributed essential needs to the flood victims in Kelantan and Pahang which were severely hit by a massive flood, the worst in the history of the states.

In April last year, Northport has also organised a similar donation campaign, to give its employees the opportunity to contribute and support our frontline workers in battling the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation raised in the campaign was used to purchase personal protective equipment and food items to be distributed to the hospital, health clinics and police stations around Klang.

“This donation is a reflection of our caring, sensitive, generous and kind-hearted employees to help our fellow Malaysians affected by the natural disaster. Northport will continue to stand in solidarity with those in dire need of help and support, during this difficult time,” added Dato’ Azman.

Photo caption : Dato’ Azman Shah Mohd Yusof, Chief Executive Officer of Northport (Malaysia) Bhd, (left) handed the mock check to Dr. Mohd Daud Sulaiman, President of Malaysian Relief Agency during the ceremony.


Northport (Malaysia) Bhd (Northport) is one of the largest multi-purpose gateway ports of its kind in the national ports system. Northport is grouped under MMC Port Holdings Sdn Bhd (MMC Ports), Malaysia’s largest integrated logistics service provider. MMC Ports is a wholly- owned subsidiary of MMC Corporation Berhad, a leading utilities and infrastructure group with diversified businesses under four divisions, namely Ports and Logistics, Energy and Utilities, Engineering, and Industrial Development.

Northport offers dedicated facilities and services to handle a wide variety of cargoes ranging from containers to cars, break bulk cargoes as well as liquid and dry bulk cargoes of all types and shipment sizes.

With a historical tradition dating back more than 100 years, Northport plays an important role in the development of the Malaysian economy and the country’s burgeoning international trade.

Northport is the winner of Malaysia’s Best Seaport – Outstanding Performance Award presented by the Ministry of Transport Malaysia for two consecutive years, in conjunction with the Malaysia World Maritime Week 2016 and 2017.

Northport holds the distinction of being the first port in Malaysia to be awarded the ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 37001:2016 standards and the winner of the prestigious National Occupational Safety and Health (NCOSH) Award 2019 in the Business Services category.

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MMC Corporation Berhad (“MMC”) is a leading utilities and infrastructure group with diversified businesses 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 2,468 kilometres of gas pipeline. 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 as the Project Delivery Partner and underground works package contractor in completing 51 kilometres Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (“KVMRT”) Kajang Line (previously known as Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line) including 9.5 kilometres underground works. Currently, MMC is the main turnkey contractor for 52.2 kilometres KVMRT Putrajaya Line (previously known as Sungai Buloh-Serdang-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.


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Azmi Anis, Head of Corporate Communications, Northport (Malaysia) Bhd

Tel: 012 – 3207755 / +603-3169 8888


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

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