The Malaysian government has improved the capacity and efficiency of its port infrastructure by involving the private sector. Malaysia was one of the first countries to introduce private port operators by the end of the 1980s. Improving port efficiency was a rising priority in order to reduce dependency on Singapore for external trade. This case study reviews the development of the largest port in the country, Port Klang, and considers the role of the public partner when ports are privately operated.
Publication Date: 03.2015