Cargo Handling

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Container Storage

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Total ground slots: 1,750 TEUs
Reefer points: 168 points
Container Freight Station (CFS): 9,600 sq.
Dangerous Goods Yard:

Group Description
I Cannot be stored and has to be taken directly out of the port or sent directly to shipside for loading. A temporary parking area is provided.
II Can be stored at the port’s dangerous cargo yard on temporary basis.
III Can be stored within the container yard or Port premises.
Container Berth
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Capacity: 600,000 TEUs capacity

To cater to the increased container handling operations at the port, 3 container berths measuring 600 metres are equipped with 4 container cranes with a handling capacity of 600,000 Teu’s per year.

Berth – NUMBER OF CONTAINER BERTHS: 3

BERTHS LENGTH DRAUGHT DEADWEIGHT TONNE [D.W.T.] DISPLACEMENT TONNE
[D.T.]
Container Berth No. 1 200 11.2 35,000 45,000
Container Berth No. 2 200 11.2 35,000 45,000
Container Berth No. 3 200 11.2 35,000 45,000
Container Equipment
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Equipment : REACH STACKERS
Quantity : 3 units
Capacity : 40 tonnes
Capable of handling 20′, 40′ & 45′ containers

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Equipment : CONTAINER CRANES
Quantity : 4 units
Capacity : 40 tonnes
Capable of handling 20′, 40′ & 45′ containers

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Equipment : RUBBER TYRED GANTRY CRANE
Quantity : 6 units
Capacity : 2 units of 36 tonnes ; 4 units of 40 tonnes
Capable of handling 20′, 40′ & 45′ containers

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Equipment : CONVENTIONAL TRAILERS
Quantity : 16 units of 20’ ; 2 units of 40’

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Equipment : TERMINAL TRACTORS
Quantity : 9 units

Container Vessels Window Time

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SOLAS VGM FAQ
SHIPPER REGISTRATION FOR VERIFIED GROSS MASS OF A PACKED CONTAINER IN MALAYSIA (SOLAS VGM)
Safety of Life at sea (SOLAS) is one of the important international conventions under the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which dealing with maritime safety since 1974. The recent amendment on SOLAS Regulation VI/2 will come into force in July 2016.

The implementation of this new amendment on SOLAS in Malaysia requires shippers to register with Marine Department of Malaysia – Malaysia Shipping Notice (MSN) 02/2016 and the Guidelines Regarding the Verified Gross Mass of a Container Carrying Cargo (MSC.1/Circ.1475).

Website address: http://www.marine.gov.my/ or shipper registration system URL: http://202.129.173.37/shipper/

  1. Who is shipper?
    The definition of shipper given in MSC.1/Circ.1475 means legal entity or person named on the bill of lading or sea waybill or equivalent multimodal transport document, and /or a contract of carriage has been concluded with a shipping company. If a freight forwarder or forwarding agent, act as a principle and the consolidator, and their name in the bill of lading, they become the shipper.
  2. Can a non-Malaysian registered company register as a shipper?
    The registration is only open for Malaysian registered company, which office is based in Malaysia only.
  3. How to register as shipper in Malaysia?
    Registration can be made by filling up the registration form and can be downloaded online. The complete application form and supporting documents should be submitted manually to Marine Department Processing Office or email to Marine Department officer in-charge. The list of Marine Department processing offices can be downloaded online.
  4. How much is the shipper registration fee in Malaysia?
    Fee is RM0.00. Registration is valid for two (2) years.
  5. What is Method-1 (VGM)?
    Method-1 is where, upon the conclusion of packing and sealing a container, it is weigh using a calibrated and certified equipment (weigh the whole container & its content).
  6. What is Method-2 (VGM)?
    Method-2 is where an individual is weigh including the mass of pallets, dunnage and other packing and securing material to be packed in the container, and add the tare mass of the container to the sum of a single masses using a certified method by the Competent Authority.In Malaysia, the Marine Department has identified that such certification and approval is governed under the Department of Standard Malaysia who regulates the Quality Management System. Shipper, who already has QMS certification such as ISO9001, in the scope of Method-2, will be deemed to have demonstrated their compliance. The list of certification body is available at www.jsm.gov.myGenerally, document procedures for Method-2 are:

    • The description or specification of the weighing method,
    • The details of equipment to be used,
    • The maintenance arrangement for weighing equipment,
    • The calibration procedure,
    • The procedure for dealing with weight discrepancies,
    • Record retention; and
    • Training of personnel.
  7. Can shipper apply Method-1 and Method-2?
    Shipper can apply for both methods, providing that they comply with all the requirements. Shipper wishing to apply for both methods is advice to fill up two (2) application forms (one application form – one method).
  8. What is Form-D?
    Form-D or Borang D is Perakuan Pertimbangan Timbang dan Sukat, Akta Timbang dan Sukat 1972’. Under the new amendment on SOLAS Reg. VI/2, it is required that weighing the packed container should be done using calibrated and certified equipment. In Malaysia, Section 14 of Weight And MeasuresAct 1972 requires, every weight and measure and instrument for weighing or measuring for use for trade shall be verified and stamped by an instructor with a stamp of verification and a certificate of verification shall be issued by such inspector at the time of stamping every weight or measure or instrument for weighing and measuring.If shipper has its own weighing equipment or instrument i.e. ‘Weigh Bridge’ or ‘weighing scale’ then they should obtain the Form-D from Metrology Corporation Malaysia Sdn.Bhd., and submit a copy of the Form-D during the application.If shipper does not have any weighing equipment, shipper may use port terminal facilities (for more information on port operation/procedure/fee, kindly communicates with the port Authority or Port Terminal Operator). If shipper uses port terminal facilities to obtained VGM, then they are not required to submit the Form-D during the registration application.
  9. Who is duly authorised officer (DAO)?
    SOLAS required that shipper to ensure the verified gross mass (VGM) is stated in the shipping document. The shipping document shall be signed by a person duly authorised by the shipper. The shipping document must be submitted to the master or representative (shipping agent/carrier/etc.). Sometimes, shipping document (SD) may also be known as ‘shipping instruction’ (SI). The person’s name appeared in the SD or SI (manually or electronic) is the person which shipper need to identify as DAO in the application form. For the purpose of Shipper Registration in Malaysia, the DAO must be a Malaysian Citizen.
Break Bulk
Break bulk which comprises mainly steel pipes, heavy cargoes, sawn timber and plywood are handled at the multi-purpose berths. For the operation of break bulk cargo, the port has well trained stevedore supplied by main force contractors.

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Dry Bulk
Fertiliser, PKE, coke and any other form of dry bulk cargoes are also handled at the multipurpose berths. The multipurpose berths has a draught of 11.2 metres capable of accommodating vessels up to 45,000 displacements tonnes and 3 units of multipurpose cranes with capacity of 40 tonnes are installed to handle gearless ships. Portable hoppers and conveyors are also available to handle various bulk cargoes.
Liquid bulk
Though Kuantan Port was traditionally designed to handle general cargo, over the years the port has adapted to the changing shipping trends and cargo packaging from break bulk to unitisation, palletisation and containerisation. Kuantan Port has also developed specialised liquid chemical, mineral oil and palm oil berths.

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To facilitate efficient, faster and safer transportation of petrochemical products to and from the petrochemical plants in Gebeng Industrial Estate, to their respective tank farm facilities at the Port and the Liquid Chemical Berths, a common pipe-rack running 9 kilometres long had been constructed.

The port is equipped with three (3) berths to handle palm oil, vegetable oil, other edible oils and bio-diesel shipment. One (1) mineral oil berth measuring 150 metres in length is available to handle mineral oil at Kuantan Port.

Conventional Storage

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There are 7 warehouses with a total floor area of 31,750 sq metres are available.

No. Warehouses Area
1. Warehouse 1 5,000 sq metres
(each)
2 Warehouse 2
3. Warehouse 3
4. Warehouse A
5. Warehouse B
6. Warehouse A1 3,375 sq metres
(each)
7. Warehouse B1
Note: Warehouse 1, 2 and 3 for transit cargoes.

Open Storage Yard
The total open storage area is 41,250 sq metres.

Conventional Berth
BERTHS LENGTH (METRE) DRAUGHT (METRE) DEADWEIGHT TONNE [D.W.T.] DISPLACEMENT TONNE [D.T.]
LIQUID BERTHS: 8 BERTHS
Palm Oil Berth No. 1 240 11.2 40,000 53,000
Palm Oil Berth No. 2 150 8.0 6,000 8,000
Palm Oil Berth No. 3 240 11.2 40,000 53,000
Mineral Oil Berth 150 8.0 6,000 8,000
Liquid Chemical Berth No. 1 240 11.2 40,000 53,000
Liquid Chemical Berth No. 2 240 11.2 40,000 53,000
Liquid Chemical Berth No. 3 240 11.2 40,000 53,000
M. T. B. E. Berth 240 11.2 40,000 53,000
MULTI – PURPOSE BERTHS: 11 BERTHS
Berth No. 1 200 11.2 35,000 45,000
Berth No. 2 175 11.2 35,000 45,000
Berth No. 3 175 11.2 35,000 45,000
Berth No. 4 175 11.2 35,000 45,000
Berth No. 1A 70 8.0 6,000 8,000
Service Jetty 140 4.0 4,000 5,000
Berth No. 5 18 6.0 10,000 16,000
Berth No. 6 120 8.0 12,000 18,000
CB No. 4 200 11.2 35,000 45,000
CB No. 5 200 11.2 35,000 45,000
CB No. 6 200 11.2 35,000 45,000
Conventional Equipment
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Equipment : FORKLIFT
Quantity : 15 unit
Capacity : 3 Tonnes (3 unit)
6 Tonnes (10 unit)
10 Tonnes (2 unit)

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Equipment : PRIME MOVERS
Quantity : 5 units

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Equipment : CONVENTIONAL TRAILERS
Quantity : 16 units of 20’
2 units of 40’

Level Luffing Crane

Equipment : LEVEL LUFFING CRANE
Quantity : 1 unit
Capacity : 16 Tonnes (Grab Operations)
40 Tonnes (Sling Operations)

Third Party Storage
Common Pipe Rack Facilities

The 9-km pipe rack is a 5 meter wide multi-tiered structure linking Kuantan Port and the Gebeng Industrial Estate. This common user pipe rack serves as an effective mode of transportation of raw materials and finished products from the industrial plants in Gebeng to and from the port.

The pipe rack facility officer cost-effective, time saving and safer alternatives to liquid transportation via public access, reducing risk to the public and the environment.

List of Tank Farm

KUANTAN BULK INSTALLATION
No of Tanks : 73 Units
Capacity : 2,500 Tons each
Contact Person : En. Mhd Hadirin Bin Othman
Tel no. : +(609) 5833227
E-mail : hadirin.o@feldaglobal.com

KUANTAN OLEOCHEMICAL BULKING INSTALLATION
No of Tanks : 23 Units
Capacity : Ranging From 340 – 3,390 Tons
Contact Person : En. Jailani Bin Mohamad
Tel no. : +(609) 5833461
E-mail : jailani.m@feldaglobal.com

CSA TERMINALS SDN BHD
No of Tanks : 53 Units
Capacity : Ranging From 500 – 5,000 Tons
Contact Person : Mr. Chen Lai Peng
Tel no. : +(609) 5834027
E-mail : lp.cen@chemstationasia.com

Conventional Throughput
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Container Throughput
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