Malaysia's Johor Port coming on strong
In the course of 2020, container throughput at Johor Port in Malaysia surpassed the mark of one million teu. Johor Port CEO Derick Basir said that neither Covid-19 nor the shortage of empty containers in Malaysia and other parts of the region had an effect on the port's positive performance.
"Johor Port recorded a year-on-year growth of 6%, and with the re-opening of industries on 4 May 2020, the export volume regained its momentum as manufacturers stepped up their production to meet the pre-movement control order," he said in a press release. Johor Port also became a port of call for four new services in 2020, mainly to the Intra-Asia region. (cd)