Containers are stacking up in ports due to MCO

Kow Gah Chie

Modified 25 Mar 2020, 10:18 pm

CORONAVIRUS | Containers in Port Klang are stacking up due to the movement control order limiting the transport of non-essential goods.

The Federation of Malaysian Freight Forwarders (FMFF) has warned that this was a potential "time bomb" affecting port efficiency and capacity.

Each container that could not be delivered would incur demurrage, storage and removal charges, adding to the final cost of input, which would be passed on to consumers.

Port Klang Authority (PKA) chairperson Ean Yong Hian Wah said currently, Westport is at 67 percent capacity...

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