2019 | Quarter 2
ATB Held Ground-
for International Maritime Organisation 2020
Fuel Refinery and Storage Tank Project
ATT Tanjung Bin Sdn Bhd (ATB) held a ground-
ATB plans to build a separation and processing unit together with six new storage tanks to handle and store crude oil products to supply IMO 2020 compliance fuels. This project is subsequent to the new regulation by IMO effective from 1 January 2020, where marine vessels have to reduce sulphur emissions by over 80% by switching to lower sulphur fuels. This project is under their Phase 2 expansion adding to the current 1.1mil m³ capacity which was completed in Phase 1. The project has commenced in May 2019 and will be completed in May 2020 with an estimated investment of RM600 million.
The event was attended by Dato’ Kho Hui Meng, President and CEO of Vitol Asia, accompanied by Nor Syazlan Abd Razak, Yang DiPertua Majlis Daerah Pontian and Aernout Boot, General Manager of ATB. Attendees from MMC Group were represented by Mr Gan Seng Keong, MMC Property General Manager and representatives from Seaport Worldwide, Johor Port and Port of Tanjung Pelepas.