2017 | Quarter 1

Northport Hosts Working Visit by Minister of Agriculture & Agro-Based Industry

Northport (Malaysia) Bhd (Northport) hosted a working visit led by YB Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry and his delegation from the Ministry, Department of Agriculture and the Department of Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Services (MAQIS). YB Minister and his delegation were welcomed by YBhg Dato’ Azman Shah Mohd Yusof, Chief Executive Officer of Northport and Mr. Ian James, Group Chief Executive Officer of MMC Ports.

The working visit program covered inspection of import containers, containing mandarin oranges brought into the country in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration. The inspection was held with the presence of local media at the inspection bay located next to Warehouse B3, Northport. During the inspection site visit, MAQIS briefed YB Minister on their new mobile laboratory service, used by the department for inspection of imported agriculture commodities.

At the end of the working visit, the Minister held a discussion with importers, exporters and traders on issues related to the importation of mandarin oranges for the local market. YBhg Dato’ Azman Shah also briefed the audience about Northport and presented its business plan for an ‘end-to-end' logistics supply chain as a one-stop center for local traders.

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