Malakoff power plant unaffected despite fire at conveyor belt

RAM Ratings said Malakoff has demonstrated its financial support for Tanjung Bin Energy via six-monthly equity injections

KUALA LUMPUR: Malakoff Corporation Bhd's Tanjung Bin energy power plant was unaffected despite a fire had occurred on Monday morning which involved the conveyor belt carrying coal.

Malakoff said the fire occurred at 6am and it was an isolated incident. It did not affect the 1,000MW power plant itself.

“The Fire and Rescue Department was deployed on scene and the fire was contained within one hour,” it said in a statement.

Malakoff said the situation is under control and all relevant authorities have been informed and an investigation was  on going.

“The incident is not expected to affect the operations of TBE as it is currently undergoing a scheduled outage from March 31, 2019 to June 9, 2019.

“The fire incident did not affect the operations of the adjacent 2,100MW Tanjung Bin Power Plant,” it said.
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