2021 | Quarter 3
Tanjung Bruas Port Sdn Bhd (Tanjung Bruas Port), a member of MMC Group,has commenced a Wood Pellets shipment from its terminal in Tanjung Kling, Melaka.
This marks the first ever Wood Pellets shipment through Tanjung Bruas Port. A total volume of 10,200 MT Wood Pellets were shipped from the port and has safely arrived at Port of Gunsan, South Korea on 9 May 2021.
Wood Pellets are a form of Biomass fuel which is on the rise worldwide, where the pellets are being used for green energy at power plants. It is the most common type of pellet fuel and are generally made from compacted sawdust.
Tanjung Bruas Port is capable of handling a variety of cargo ranging from Dry Bulk cargo such as Gypsum (a type of mineral) and Palm Kernel Shell, Breakbulk cargo such as Steel Coil as well as Liquid Bulk cargo namely Lubricant Base Oil and Ammonia Gas. This inaugural shipment from Tanjung Bruas Port is a clear testament of the port’s capabilities in handling a variety of cargo and are able to reach customers not only domestically, but also internationally.
With more countries opting for Biomass energy, Malaysia has the potential to become a Biomass Energy Hub and Tanjung Bruas Port will continue to support the nation to be one of the largest suppliers of Wood Pellets in the region. Moving forward, the Wood Pellets export to South Korea from Melaka will increase to two calls per month.
Strategically located along one of the world's busiest trade route, Tanjung Bruas Port has grown over the years and has a huge potential to be developed as a major gateway to handle both containers and conventional cargoes to serve the growing industries in Melaka and the central region of Peninsular Malaysia as well as its neighbouring countries.
Tanjung Bruas Port Commences First
Wood Pellets Shipment