Malaysia to host largest STS hub

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  • Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is set to host the world’s largest Ship-to-Ship (STS) transfer hub, which can accommodate the berthing of 30 vessels for the transfer of petroleum-based products and liquefied natural gas (LNG).The development of the STS Hub, which will be located off Johor Baru port waters, will see marine service provider KA Petra Sdn Bhd teaming up with world-renowned Hutchison Ports Holdings Ltd.

The project cost is estimated at US$150mil to US$180mil (RM612mil to RM735mil) and construction is expected to be completed by 2021.

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