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Klang (MYKLA)

Klang, Selangor Negeri, Malaysia

Port Code MYKLA Port Name Klang
City Klang Country/Region Malaysia
Port Type Main Port Category Port City
Latitude 2.9842 Longitude 101.358
Klang Port (port code: MYKLA) is the largest port in Malaysia. It is situated on the west coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, due west of Kuala Lumpur at the north end of the Strait of Malacca, about six kilometers southwest of the city of Klang.
The port is served by two major gateways called North Port (including South Point) and Westport, which is able to handle 130.5 million tons and 8.4 million TEUs of cargo. There are 18 berths in North Port, 8 in South Point and 22 in Westport.
The port has four container terminals with capacity to handle 8.4 million TEUs per year. The dry bulk terminal in the port’s Northport covers 13.2 hectares and the port’s Westports has two terminals devoted to dry bulk cargoes.
The port contains a total of 219.3 thousand square meters (almost 2.4 million square feet) of conventional storage space. This includes 106.2 thousand square meters (26.2 acres) of open yards, 60.5 thousand square meters (14.9 acres) of Port Klang warehouses, 49.6 thousand square meters (12.2 acres) of covered storage, and almost three thousand square meters (32 thousand square feet) of transit sheds.
The port handles approximately 171 million tons of cargo and 8.87 million TEUs annually. The main imports entering this port include steel (coils, plates, beams, wire rods, billets), iron, fruit, grain and machinery. The principal exports leaving this port are timber, palm oils, manufactured goods (in containers), automobiles and rubber.
Each year about 17,900 vessels and 771,000 passengers visit this port. The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are cargo vessels, accounting for about 70%; tankers, taking up around 15%; and dredging vessels, taking a proportion of 11%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 398 meters. The maximum draught is 15.9 meters. The maximum deadweight is 221,251t.

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