Portek Secures Major Contract With Port Of Tanjung Pelepas


Portek Secures Major Contract With Port Of Tanjung Pelepas

12th October 2018


Building on the success of recent major projects with Port of Tanjung Pelepas (“PTP”), Portek, through its Malaysian subsidiary, Portek Malaysia Sdn. Bhd (“PMSB”) has secured a new project for the refurbishment of a fleet of 35 Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTGs) cranes.

Signing ceremony on 8th October 2018 (left to right): Mr Tok Soon Chong, CEO of Portek Systems & Equipment Pte Ltd, Mr Yasutaka Suzuki, CEO of Portek Group, Mr Tang Kiah Loon, CEO of PMSB, Mr Marco Neelsen, CEO of PTP, Mr Chong Kok Siang, Project Manager and Mr Markus Nikolaas Nolet, PTP Head of Project Integration.

Site work is slated to commence in the 2nd Quarter of 2019 and is expected to be completed by the 2nd Quarter of 2020. This refurbishment contract is a multidisciplinary comprehensive refurbishment which includes structural, mechanical, electrical and electronics, as well as a wide range of safety and operational enhancements. This is the largest refurbishment project to date for Portek.

Since its establishment in 1988, Portek has accomplished numerous successful refurbishment projects with ports globally and has established itself as a leader in the Port Engineering sector. This major project reiterates Portek’s position as a leading one-stop port engineering solutions provider.

PTP, a joint venture between MMC Corporation Berhad (70%) and APM Terminals (30%) is currently ranked number 19 in the 2017 World Top Container Ports, handling total throughput of 8.4m TEUs in 2017. The mega terminal is Malaysia’s most advanced terminal and is equipped with 58 quay cranes and 163 RTGs. This refurbishment project will further improve PTP equipment efficiency and overall effectiveness of its operational productivity.

Mr Tok Soon Chong, CEO of Portek Systems & Equipment Pte Ltd commented: “This year marks Portek’s 30th anniversary and this project is a testament to our credential in this industry. We are very delighted and appreciative of PTP’s confidence in Portek and for awarding this major project to us. Our team is committed to providing our best to PTP and we look forward to this next phase of long term business partnership and growth with PTP.”


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