PETRONAS’s Kertih Marine Facilities in Malaysia remains closed

19 December 2011 10:43  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--PETRONAS’s Kertih Marine Facilities, located at Kertih port in Malaysia, remains closed after the port suspended operations at the facilites on Saturday, according to shipping sources on Monday.

There are about seven vessels waiting to be loaded or unloaded and their cargoes include benzene, paraxylene (PX), ethylene dichloride (EDC) and acetic acid, they said.

On 17 December, the port issued a statement announcing the temporary suspension of marine activities and operations at Kertih Marine Facilities in view of adverse weather.

Details on when operations will be resumed were not immediately available.

Kertih Marine Facilities is operated by PETRONAS Maritime Services, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of PETRONAS.

Additional reporting by Lester Teo

For more on PETRONAS, visit ICIS company intelligence

By: Samuel Wong

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