Lumut Port is strategically positioned for transshipments of dry and liquid bulk cargo moving within Southeast Asia and between the India Subcontinent, the Middle East, China, Australia, and the Atlantic Basin.
Lumut Port contains two terminals, Lumut Maritime Terminal and Lekir Bulk Terminal. The Lumut Maritime Terminal is a Malaysian Customs Gazetted Port designed to serve vessels of up to 35 thousand DWT at berths with alongside depth of 10 and 12 meters. Located on the banks of the Dindings River, the Lumut Maritime Terminal is a common-user facility covering about 33 hectares.
Lumut Port’s Maritime Terminal has 480 meters of multi-purpose berth with alongside depth of 10 meters and can accommodate vessels to 35 thousand DWT. The terminal also has a barge berth of 54 meters with alongside depth of 3.5 meters that can serve two seven-thousand DWT barges at the same time. Pipelines connect the Lumut Port Maritime Terminal to the Lumut Port Industrial Park for the import and export of liquid bulk cargoes.
Lumut Port’s Lekir Bulk Terminal is also a Malaysian Customs Gazetted Port. Designed to service Capemax-sized vessels over 180 thousand DWT, it has a natural water depth of 20 meters and can handle 12 million metric tons per year. The terminal is blessed with deep-water approaches and anchorage. The berth is 540 meters long and has a 45-meter mooring dolphin. Panamax vessels can berth on the landward side.
The Lumut Port Lekir Bulk Terminal has 25 hectares of open storage for bulk cargoes of up to two million tons, and it has bulk unloading capacity for as much as 45 metric tons per day. The Lumut Port Lekir Bulk Terminal is a natural deep-water port. Southeast Asia’s biggest dry bulk unloading facility, it handles coal for the TNB Janamanjung power plant.
Lumut Port Industrial Park is adjacent to Lumut Port and covers an area of 358 hectares suitable for all types of industry. Land is available on 99-year leases and on term leases and rental arrangements that are available to foreign interests. With ample utilities, the Lumut Port Industrial Park is designed for semi-conductor, medium, and heavy industry. Industries currently operating in the Lumut Port Industrial Park include processors for minerals, non-minerals, feed meal, and vegetable oils as well as metal work, metal fabrication, biodiesel, grain import and re-export preparation, and shipbuilding.