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Penang (MYPEN)

George Town, Penang Negeri, Malaysia

Port Code MYPEN Port Name Penang
City George Town Country/Region Malaysia
Port Type Main Port Category Port City
Latitude 5.4025 Longitude 100.347
The Port of Penang (Port Code:MYPEN) is a deepwater seaport within the Malaysian state of Penang. The Port of Penang was the third busiest harbour in Malaysia in terms of cargo as of 2017, handling 1.52 million TEUs of cargo, as well as the busiest port-of-call within the country for cruise shipping. It consists of terminals along the Penang Strait, including five in Seberang Perai and one in George Town.
The Port of Penang consists of seven facilities along the Penang Strait. Six of these are located in Seberang Perai on the mainland, particularly the towns of Butterworth and Perai. Swettenham Pier is the Port's sole terminal on Penang Island. The five cargo and container terminals are situated in Butterworth and Perai, whereas Swettenham Pier is the sole passenger-only cruise terminal. The Port of Penang handled 1.52 million TEUs of container in 2016, making it the third largest Malaysian harbour by volume after Port Klang and Port of Tanjung Pelepas. Meanwhile, Swettenham Pier has emerged as the busiest harbour in the country for cruise shipping, overtaking Port Klang in 2017.

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