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Northport (Malaysia) Berhad, a Member of MMC Group was named Malaysia’s Best Seaport for 2016, winning the “Outstanding Performance Award” in the Port category for two consecutive years, in conjunction with the Malaysia World Maritime Week 2017 event held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

The award was presented by Yang Berhormat Dato’ Sri Liow Tiong Lai, Minister of Transport during the opening ceremony of the World Maritime Week 2017.


“2016 has been a year of success for Northport. With the slogan "Northport Kembali Gemilang", TeamNorthport had risen to the challenge and proved that they are once again a force to be reckoned with”, said Dato’ Azman Shah Mohd Yusof, Chief Executive Officer of Northport.

Northport won the award based on the selection criteria set by the Committee chaired by the Ministry of Transport, which included growth in cargo handling and implementation of green initiatives, innovations and corporate social responsibility.

In 2016 Northport recorded its second highest ever container throughput in its 116-year history. Additionally, Northport was also awarded the “Outstanding Performance Award” in the Port category, at the Malaysia World Maritime Day 2016.

Malaysia World Maritime Week is an annual event and a joint effort between the Malaysian Government and the maritime industry. It is organised by the Ministry of Transport and the Marine Department, Malaysia and hosted by the Malaysia Shipowners’ Association (MASA).