The global port race: Will Malaysia keep up?


The rise of new ports focusing on transshipment cargo is not something Malaysia can take lightly. — Reuters

MORE countries, including Malaysia, are building new ports or expanding their existing facilities not just to grab a bigger slice of global trade, but also to gain greater geo-political influence.

India, for example, is venturing into transshipments as the world’s most populated country is currently building its first deep-water mega container transshipment port in Vizhinjam, Kerala.

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