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PENGERANG, 8 December 2015 – PETRONAS Refinery and Petrochemical Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (PRPC), a subsidiary under the Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) Group and MMC Operating Company, Johor Port Berhad (JPB) recently held a Handover and Commencement of Operations ceremony for the Material Offloading Facility (MOLF) Teluk Ramunia in Pengerang, Johor. 

Held at Wharf C1, the ceremony is the conclusion of a 4-year port operatorship contract for the MOLF at Teluk Ramunia. As the port operator, JPB will manage the operations and logistics functions at the MOLF for PETRONAS’ Refinery and Petrochemicals Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Pengerang. JPB will provide comprehensive services ranging from Marine services, manpower, equipment and system to operate and manage the MOLF Teluk Ramunia. 

The ceremony was witnessed by PETRONAS’ Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of PRPC, Ir Dr. Colin Wong and JPB’s Chief Executive Officer, Shahrull Allam Shah.  Also present at the event were senior management of PRPC and JPB, along with the contractors involved with the construction of MOLF Teluk Ramunia.

MOLF Teluk Ramunia consists of four berthing facilities with water depth of 5m Chart Datum (CD). It will be utilised to receive an estimated 3 million tonnes of containerized and break bulk cargo. The cargo will be transported to the RAPID project site via the 15 kilometres Heavy Haul Road. 

RAPID is PETRONAS’ largest green-field downstream undertaking in Malaysia, and along with its six major associated facilities, forms the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC). The associated facilities are the Pengerang Co-generation Plant (PCP), Regasification Terminal 2 (RGT2), Air Separation Unit (ASU), Raw Water Supply Project (PAMER), the Pengerang Deepwater Terminal 2 (PDT2) as well as Central and Shared Utilities and Facilities. PIC is poised for its refinery start-up by early 2019.


Photo Caption: (From left) PETRONAS’ Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of PRPC, Ir Dr. Colin Wong and JPB’s Chief Executive Officer, Shahrull Allam Shah at the Handover and Commencement of Operations ceremony recently.

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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.

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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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