Seaport of Penang

Penang is a seaport, with the code MYPEN, that is located in Malaysia. Penang itself is a state in the northwestern part of Malaysia which is located on the Malay Peninsula. The region is quite urbanized and industrialized. It is a very well developed place, in many respects, and is a very important tourist destination in Malaysia. It has a very diverse population. The port located in this city provides ferry services. Since 1985, it has been possible to use high-speed ferries. Connections are available all day long. The port is managed by the Penang Port Commission. The port has 4 terminals. One of them is located on the Penang Island, and three on the mainland. They are Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT), Butterworth Deep Water Wharves (BDWW) and Prai Bulk Cargo Terminal (PBCT). It is one of the largest export ports in the world. It plays a very important role in terms of national maritime. It connects this city with over 200 ports in the world. Both cruise vessels and military ships can call into this port.

Seaport of Penang

Seaport of Penang. Source: © autorzy OpenStreetMap. Open Database License.

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Import from Penang to Gdynia – 40 days.
Export to Penang from Gdynia – 42 days.

Shipowners supports port Penang: APL, Appenship, China Shipping, CMA / CGM, COSCO, Ecu-Line, Evergreen, Hanjin, Hapag Lloyd, Hyundai, K-Line, Lloyd Triestino, MISC, MOL, Norasia, NYK, OOCL, Roco- Carrier, UASC, Unithai, WANHAI, Yang Ming, ZIM.