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Oct 2004 Our operations team achieved the highest number of moves per vessel, at 2,807 moves.
May 2004 We received the Award for Competent Employers Facing Competitive Globalization (Category: Large Organisation). This award recognises Malaysian organisations, which provides the best opportunities for its employees.
May 2004 We received endorsement and initial approval from the Marine Department for complying with IMO's ISPS Code. Westports adopts the ISPS standard.
Jan 2004 Our container operations reached another milestone with Group D achieving an average productivity of 41 moves per hour (MPH) for the entire shift.
Mar 2003 Two world records were set this year. First on March 17, with a 342 moves per hour (MPH) feat, and then followed by, breaking feat of 368 MPH on MV Peninsular Bay of CMA-CGM.
Sep 2002 District Landscape awarded to Westports for the best dressed private office building in the Klang district.
June 2002 Smart Card Security System - An innovative port security system was implemented to strenghten port security and container movement.
Mar 2002 Raja Muda of Selangor visited Westports.
Aug 2001 It was another momentous occasion for the port when KLIA's Express Rail Link (ERL) coaches were received from Copenhagen via MV Cassiopeia.
Jul 2001 Another 'First' was recorded when 8,250 mt crude palm oil was loaded on MT Flores at the Liquid Bulk Terminal.
Apr 2001 CT3 added 2 additional berths bringing the total wharf length to 2000 metres and 7 berths, further reducing the waiting time of vessels and increasing terminal handling capacity of 2.5 million TEUs.
2001 A total of RM80 million was invested into port equipment, beefing up the productivity potential and efficiency of the port.
Dec 2000 Million TEU - Deal of the Century achievement. "1 million TEUs in 365 days" was another milestone achievement after just 4 years in operation, positioning Westports to meet further challenges.
June 2000 Westports Executive Chairman was conferred the Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) award, which carries the title of Tan Sri, by the Yang Di Pertuan Agong, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah.
Apr 2000 Westports received the 'FIABCI' Award of distinction in the category of Public Sector Development.
Apr 2000 Maiden voyage of COSCON's Far East Mediterranean service to Westport. The COSCON AMX Joint service is by 3 national liners; COSCO, K-Line and Yang Ming.
Mar 2000 Westports and CSCL entered a winning partnership through a terminal agreement between Westports and CSCL.
Feb 2000 Port of new Millennium TVC was launched. Inspired by Wawasan 2020 it was a 100% Malaysian production from conceptualization to actualization and won the US International Film and Video Festival Silver Screen Award in June.
Dec 1999 A world record of 264 moves per hour was achieved when the world's largest ship, MV Clifford Maersk called Westports.
Aug 1999 Two US Navy ships, the USS Constellation (an aircraft carrier) and USS Lake Erie (a cruiser), berthed at Westports. Carrying an entourage of 5,800, they were on a five-day goodwill visit to Malaysia, and helped contribute about RM 20 million a day to the local economy.
Jul 1999 Westports lifted its one millionth TEU after only three years of container operations. Transport Minister Dato' Seri Dr Ling Liong Sik, LPK Chairman YB Senator Michael Chen and Westports Executive Chairman Datuk G.Gnanalingam were present to witness this historic occasion. On this auspicious occasion, the new three storey Container Administration Centre which also houses recreational facilities for the staff, was officially opened.
Jul 1999 A new Fastport standard of 20,004 MT dry bulk was achieved on MV Polska Walazaca.
May 1999 The 21st Worlds Port Conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbours was held in Kuala Lumpur. Delegates to the conference took some time out to visit Westports and were impressed by its modernity and facilities that are world class.
May 1999 The Westports safety week was launched by Datuk Ir Mohd Annas bin Hj Mohd Noor to instill safety consciousness among the staff.
Jan 1999 The Westports Fertilizer Terminal Sdn Bhd became operational. It is the country's most advanced integrated fertilizer handling complex, equipped with modern technology for receiving, handling, storing, transhipping and transporting fertilizers.
Aug 1998 One of the world's largest container vessels, Regina Maersk, berthed at Westports. Having the length of a football field, the vessel was the largest of its kind to ever dock in Malaysian waters. A record 204 moves per hour was performed on this vessel.
Apr 1998 Westports signed a terminal partnership agreement with Evergreen Marine Corporation of Taiwan. Their first vessel to dock at Westports was MV Univalue.
Mar 1998 Westports ventured into the feedering business by launching Westports Express Service. Thus, it became the first terminal operator in the region to initiate its own feedering service from feedering service from ports of Penang and Johor, to Westports.
Feb 1998 Hanjin shipping brought the first five of 5,000 TEU class vessels to Westports and added a direct call to the west coast of USA, saving shippers four days in transit time.
Feb 1998 Westports handled the biggest re-export traffic when it moved 34,790 metric tones of maize for Cargill (M) Sdn Bhd. The maize was imported from Argentina and re-exported to Vietnam aboard a special dry bulk carrier, MV Navigator.
Oct 1997 MV Naples and MV Villa, belonging to France's No. 1 shipping line, Compagnie Maritime D'Affretement (CMA), berthed for the first time at Westports.
May 1997 Westports began offering bunkering services for vessels plying the Port Klang shipping route. It became the first port in Malaysia to offer such services.
May 1997 Westports integrated with Sistem Maklumat Kastam, enabling freight forwarders and agents to do the processing of customs documentation online.
Feb 1997 Inaugural direct call by MV Hanjin San Francisco to Westports. The vessel was the first to be phased in for their Asia Europe (Pendulum) service.
Sep 1996 Westports, Malaysia's newest and most advanced port, was officially opened by former Prime Minister Dato Seri Dr.Mahathir Mohamad. The former Prime Minister also officiated the opening of the motor vehicle terminal (VTC) at Westports for the shipment cars. The VTC employs state-of the art technology and is reputed to be the best in the region.
Mar 1996 Commencement of operations at the first of two containers terminals. MV Norasia Kiel, of Europe based Norasia Lines, became the first container ship to call at Westports. The inauguration of the direct call of AE2, service provided by Maersk Line of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Sealand Service of Charlotte, USA.
Aug 1995 The Liquid Bulk Terminal commenced operations with its first customer being Mobil Sdn Bhd.
Nov 1994 Westports' conventional terminal began operations. Westports received its first cargo ship when the Greek vessel MV Zeno berthed at with a consignment of steel plates and coils from Brazil.
Sep 1994 Handing over of port to Kelang Multi Terminal Sdn Bhd by Klang Port Authority.