Port Klang

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Port Klang (Pelabuhan Klang, Jawi: ڤلابوهن کلڠ) is a town and the main gateway by sea into Malaysia.wikipedia
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Klang (city)

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It is located about 6 km southwest of the town of Klang, and 38 km southwest of Kuala Lumpur.
Until the construction of Port Swettenham (now known as Port Klang) in 1901, Klang remained the chief outlet for Selangor's tin, and its position was enhanced by the completion of the Klang Valley railway to Bukit Kuda in 1886, which was then connected to Klang itself via a rail bridge, the Connaught Bridge, completed in 1890.

Kuala Lumpur

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It is located about 6 km southwest of the town of Klang, and 38 km southwest of Kuala Lumpur. Port Klang is the western end of the Federal Highway that links it all the way to Kuala Lumpur. The electric train service links to Klang, Kuala Lumpur, Subang Jaya, Shah Alam and all the way until Tanjung Malim.
This area, known as Greater Kuala Lumpur, extends from the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur westward to Port Klang, east to the edge of the Titiwangsa Mountains as well as to the north and south.

List of busiest ports by cargo tonnage

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It was also the 17th busiest port in by total cargo tonnage handled in 2012.

List of busiest container ports

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Located in the District of Klang, it was the 11th busiest container port (2012) in the world.

Port Klang Line

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Nineteen and a half miles of rail track from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Kudu was opened in September 1886, and extended 3 miles to Klang in 1890.
The railway reached Kuala Kubu Bharu in 1894 and finally Port Klang in 1899.

Keretapi Tanah Melayu

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Developed by the Malayan Railway and officially opened 15 years later on 15 September 1901 by Swettenham himself, the new port was named Port Swettenham.

Malaysia

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Port Klang (Pelabuhan Klang, Jawi: ڤلابوهن کلڠ) is a town and the main gateway by sea into Malaysia. Since 2012, Pulau Indah is directly connected to Malaysia's administrative capital, Putrajaya and Kajang via the SKVE.
The country has seven international ports, the major one being the Port Klang.

Frank Swettenham

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In September 1882, Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham was appointed Selangor’s new Resident.
In Selangor office, the development of coffee and tobacco estates had successfully promoted by him, while in the meantime, helped boost tin earnings by constructing a railway from Kuala Lumpur (it was capital of Selangor at that time), to the port of Klang, which was later named Port Swettenham in his honour.

Port Klang Authority

On 1 July 1963 the Malaysian government established the Port Swettenham Authority, which subsequently was changed to Port Klang Authority as a statutory corporation to take over the administration of Port Klang from the Malayan Railway Administration. The Port Klang Authority administers three ports in the Port Klang area namely Northport, Southpoint and Westport.
Port Klang Authority (PKA) is a government agency of Malaysia that facilitates, regulates and owns the country's most important port, Port Klang, on the Indian Ocean coast near the capital, Kuala Lumpur.

Federal Highway, Malaysia

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Port Klang is the western end of the Federal Highway that links it all the way to Kuala Lumpur.
The history of the highway started after the separation of Singapore from Malaysia on 9 August 1965, when the Malaysian government decided to make Port Swettenham (now Port Klang) as Malaysia's new national port as a replacement of Singapore.

West Port, Malaysia

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The Port Klang Authority administers three ports in the Port Klang area namely Northport, Southpoint and Westport. The KESAS interchanges with the Pulau Indah Expressway in nearby Pandamaran connects to Westports and the PKFZ.
Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Kelang Multi Terminal Sdn Bhd) is a multi-cargo port located on Pulau Indah, Port Klang, Malaysia which is accessible by road via Pulau Indah Expressway, connecting to the KESAS Highway.

Southpoint, Malaysia

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The Port Klang Authority administers three ports in the Port Klang area namely Northport, Southpoint and Westport.
Today Southpoint has undergone massive rehabilitation and offers a range of facilities and services for the handling of a variety of cargoes; it is now one of three ports in the area (see Port Klang and Northport), and has been administered by the Port Klang Authority since 1963.

Northport Highway

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Main roads that link the Port Klang town, Southport and housing area are Persiaran Raja Muda Musa and Jalan Pelabuhan Utara.
Northport Highway, alternately Jalan Pelabuhan Utara, Federal Route 103 or Jalan Parang is an expressway in Port Klang, Selangor, Malaysia.

Persiaran Raja Muda Musa

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Main roads that link the Port Klang town, Southport and housing area are Persiaran Raja Muda Musa and Jalan Pelabuhan Utara.
It connects Klang to Port Klang.

Klang River

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At this time the only methods of transport between Klang and Kuala Lumpur were by horse or buffalo drawn wagons, or boat ride along the Klang River to Damansara.
Malaysia's biggest sea port, Port Klang, is also situated at the estuary of Klang river.

Port Klang Free Zone

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The KESAS interchanges with the Pulau Indah Expressway in nearby Pandamaran connects to Westports and the PKFZ.
It is located along the Straits of Malacca, Port Klang, Klang, Malaysia.

Pulau Indah

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A passenger port, Port Klang Cruise Centre, opened in December 1995 at Pulau Indah which is located next to the cargo terminals of Westport. Since 2012, Pulau Indah is directly connected to Malaysia's administrative capital, Putrajaya and Kajang via the SKVE.
Malaysia's largest port, West Port, Port Klang, is on the island.

Port Klang Komuter station

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Port Klang is served by the KTM Komuter service and trains stop at the Port Klang Komuter station.
The Port Klang Komuter station (Stesen Komuter Pelabuhan Klang) is a train station in Port Klang, Selangor, Malaysia, operated by KTM Komuter.

Pandamaran

The KESAS interchanges with the Pulau Indah Expressway in nearby Pandamaran connects to Westports and the PKFZ.
It is adjacent to Port Klang and close to Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital as well as Bandar Bukit Tinggi.

Pulau Ketam

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A passenger ferry terminal to Pulau Ketam and an International terminal to Tanjungbalai and Dumai in Indonesia are also located in the area.
Pulau Ketam ("Crab Island", ) is an island located off the coast of Port Klang, Selangor, Malaysia.

Shah Alam

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The electric train service links to Klang, Kuala Lumpur, Subang Jaya, Shah Alam and all the way until Tanjung Malim.
The Sungai Renggam Plantation was earmarked for the development of a township by the Selangor government in 1963, and under the recommendations of Vlado Antolic, a town planning advisor from the United Nations, chose the present site strategically located between Kuala Lumpur and Port Klang.

Pulau Indah Expressway

The KESAS interchanges with the Pulau Indah Expressway in nearby Pandamaran connects to Westports and the PKFZ.

South Klang Valley Expressway

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Since 2012, Pulau Indah is directly connected to Malaysia's administrative capital, Putrajaya and Kajang via the SKVE.
SKVE’s last stretch is the 18.81 km long section 3 and connects to Pulau Carey before terminating at the Pulau Indah interchange, serving as a direct link between Putrajaya and Westports in Port Klang.

Tanjungbalai (city)

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A passenger ferry terminal to Pulau Ketam and an International terminal to Tanjungbalai and Dumai in Indonesia are also located in the area.
The town has a ferry terminal with services to Port Klang, Malaysia, and the city-island of Singapore.

Operation Zipper

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During World War II, Operation Zipper was a British plan to capture either Port Swettenham or Port Dickson, Malaya as staging areas for the recapture of Singapore in Operation Mailfist.