Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd was incorporated on 23 December 1992 and began official operation on 1st January 1993. In over just a decade it has demonstrated its ability to play an increasingly import role in Malaysia’s external trade.
The port covers 320 hectares and serves a fast-expanding hinterland that includes the economics development region under the Bintulu Development Authority as well as the outlaying regions in the resources-rich states of Sarawak and Sabah. It hinterland also cover the whole part of Borneo that include Kalimantan and Brunei Darulsalam.
It is the only export gateway for Malaysia’s biggest export revenue earner-liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced from the central Luconia Field, off the Bintulu coast. The port is also currently the single largest LNG export terminal in the world. In addition it handles a growing volume of a variety of general cargoes, containerized cargoes, palm oil products, liquid and dry bulk cargoes.
Bintulu Port is the one of the earliest ports in the region to comply and implement the ISPS (International Ship & Port Facilities Security) Code System. Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd has been approved as a port facility that operates within the Statement of ISPS Compliance given by the Director Marine, Peninsular Malaysia dated on 29 Jun 2004 and valid until 30 Jun 2009.
Future Development :
A. BICT Development
- Berth Extension
- Yard Expansion
- Additional Handling Equipment
( to be ready by early 2011 )
- Development of CFS (Container Freight Station)
( to be ready by 2010 )
B. Biport Bulkers Sdn Bhd
- 2nd Phase Development :
Additional 24 storage tanks with 36,550 mt
( to be ready by June 2008)