Kuantan Port welcomed SITC’s CBX2 new service from Kuantan to China (Chittagong – Penang – Port Klang – Kuantan – Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Chittagong).
Kuantan Port, led by its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Vino Kumar, hosted a friendly welcoming ceremony for the first vessel for the new service together with the Managing Director of SITC, Mr Michael Zhang, and the rest of the management of Kuantan Port and SITC.
A simple exchange of mementoes was also done between Kuantan Port and SITC to symbolise the solid network of shipping connectivity between Kuantan Port and SITC. The Master also took part in the ceremony before departing for its next port of call in China.
Kuantan Port is the only container port on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, and it offers a direct call to China with a fast shipping time of four to eight days.