Groundbreaking ceremony of Kuala Linggi International Port
Malaysia has kicked off the RM15 billion ($3.17 billion) Kuala Linggi International Port (KLIP) project.
Scheduled for completion in 42 months, KLIP’s vision is to transform Kuala Sungai Linggi into a Green Global Industrial Hub for Energy Source, Port and Maritime Services.
The development plan includes the construction of tank storage, shipyard, heavy industry fabrication yard, hard standing cargo handling area, wharfs and warehousing facilities.
“The groundbreaking ceremony is a historic milestone for Kuala Linggi International Port—a significant step forward in our mission to become a world-class maritime hub. We are not just building a port; we are constructing a symbol of progress, collaboration, and innovation in the maritime ecosystem that stimulates economic development and creates opportunities for future generations,” said Tan Sri Datuk Seri Dr Noormustafa Kamal Yahya, Executive Chairman of KLIP.
Also, KLIP announced the commencement of the contract awarded to China Harbour Engineering Co Limited (CHEC) with a value of RM 760 million (over $160 million).
The total reclamation cost of this project is RM1.39 billion (over $293 million) on the 620 acres island.