With construction work imminent, Tanjung Piai’s strategic location and naturally deep draft are attractive features for storage operators looking to grow in the region
As Asia cements its position as one of the key players in the global tank storage market, Tanjung Piai in Johor, Malaysia is capitalising on the surge in
demand for storage.
Connected to the Strait of Melaka, one of the busiest shipping routes in the world, the petroleum and petrochemical hub also has VTTI’s ATB terminal in the Port of Tanjong Pelepas, and the Pengerang Deepwater Terminal in eastern Johor as its neighbours.
Coupled with its close proximity to Jurong Island in Singapore the island is poised to be an attractive asset for interested storage operators.
Following approval to proceed with reclamation and construction works from the Department of Environment in January 2015, work will start in August to reclaim 1,000 acres of a total 3,485 acres of land.
It is envisaged that the tota...