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MMC Ports Participates in World Maritime Week 2017

05 AUG

MMC Ports Holdings Sdn. Bhd participated in Malaysia World Maritime Week 2017, held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) in conjunction with International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebration of the World Maritime Day 2017.


The event was organised by the Ministry of Transport and the Marine Department of Malaysia and hosted by Malaysia Shipowners’ Association (MASA) and Ikhtisas Kelautan Malaysia (IKMAL). The event aimed at developing a greater appreciation for Malaysia’s vibrancy and diversity as a premier global hub port and leading international maritime centre.


Spearheaded by the Ministry of Transport (MOT), the event successfully gathered more than 5,000 maritime professionals including high-level delegates from port authorities, industry leaders and maritime experts from both local and international. Various exciting and insightful events were held throughout the week.


The official launching ceremony was officiated by YAB Dato’ Sri Liow Tiong Lai, Minister of Transport, Ministry of Transport Malaysia.


Also present at the event as representatives of MMC Group were Ian Brian James, Group Chief Executive Officer of MMC Ports Holdings Sdn Bhd, Marco Neelsen, Chief Executive Officer of Port Tanjung Pelepas and Dato’ Azman Shah Mohd Yusof, Chief Executive Officer of Northport Berhad

During the event, Ian Brian James was also invited to be one of the conference speakers and presented a paper with the title “Malaysia, The Preferred Logistics Hub for ASEAN”.