Container terminal to be major player


Revamp underway: An aerial view of NBCT in Butterworth, Penang.

GEORGE TOWN: With a RM500mil capital expenditure for the next five years, the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT) is set to shed its image as a feeder port.

For a start, a RM150mil expansion plan has been approved to upgrade its present facilities to accommodate bigger ships, said Penang Port Sdn Bhd’s (PPSB) chief executive officer V. Sasedharan.

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