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Miri Port Authority

Information about the Company
Miri Port Authority (MPA) is a Sarawak Statutory Body established in 1981 under the provision of the Port Authorities Ordinance (PAO) 1961 under the purview of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Port Development, Sarawak.

MPA’s vision is to be a world-class port by 2030, and its mission is to catalyze economic transformation through advanced digital and green technology for growth and sustainability.

MPA is committed to provide customers with value-for-money services through the provision of premium service delivery; recognizing employees as the most important assets by providing continuous training and career development, regarding and challenging career, harmonious environment and teamwork; leveraging on the appropriate latest information and port technologies to gain a competitive edge; providing competitive pricing and effective cost controls to earn a reasonable return for growth and development; and fulfilling MPA’s social responsibility in maintaining a clean and safe marine environment.

The strategic roles of MPA are to provide ports and related logistical services for industries such as oil and gas, timber-based, shipbuilding/ repairs, palm oil, shipping industries, and related downstream industries. MPA acts as a gateway for the facilitation of trade and a catalyst for economic development in the Northern Region of Sarawak.

Corporate Culture & Company Activities
The company’s workplace practices and culture to achieve sustainability excellence involve a system-driven and award-winning organization, advocating quality culture in driving excellence, forging strategic collaboration with all parties, capitalizing on the state-of-art technology, and recognizing human capital as the most important assets.

Significant corporate activities that the company has engaged in, both previously and currently are providing cargo/ crew handling, warehouse, equipment rental and facilities, carrying out key focus activities with related agencies, and collaborating with customers and industries sectors as part of business transformation strategies.
Achievements & Impact
The company’s strategy to achieve sustainable growth includes the development of the new crew change terminal. MPA had developed and operated a new crew change terminal facility which will be the game-changer for the provision of fully integrated services to users.

Moreover, the proposed deepening of the access channel and expansion of the main terminal facilities; the increase in cargo volume currently being handled would justify and speed up the proposed deepening of the access channel for better cargo coordination and consolidation also play important roles in the company’s sustainable growth strategy. The State Government had agreed in principle for the access channel to be deepened and had advised for MPA to contact relevant agencies for proposed project funding.

Other business expansions and diversification strategies of the company include extending its port’s limits, provision pilotage and other marine services to mariners, and studying the potential of setting up a logistic hub for oil and gas offshore activities. Additionally, the company has submitted an HR and Talent Development program to the Ministry in preparation for MPA’s business expansion requirements.

Future Direction
The expansion roadmap of Miri Port Authority and its succession plan(s) include a Short-Term Initiative (2022 – 2023), Medium-Term Initiative (2023 – 2025), and Long Term-Initiative (2026 – 2030).

In the short term, MPA is planning to deepen its access channel to a 5-m depth to handle vessels of 5m draft. A consultant has been appointed to implement this initiative.

In the medium term, MPA is planning to deepen its access channel to an 8-m depth as phase II of the project.

Lastly, the proposal for a deep-sea port by 2030 has been included in the Sarawak’s aspiration for an advanced economy by 2030 for the company’s long-term initiative. This is a catalytic initiative to invigorate Miri Port for the Northern Region Development. By 2030, MPA could be the World-Class transhipment hub port catering for the East and Westbound cargo. By 2025, Miri Port to fully capitalize on the utilization of digital and green technology to improve the efficiency of port operation, such as the automation and usage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the full implementation of the Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS).

CORPORATE EXCELLENCE CATEGORY

Miri Port Authority

Information about the Company
Miri Port Authority (MPA) is a Sarawak Statutory Body established in 1981 under the provision of the Port Authorities Ordinance (PAO) 1961 under the purview of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Port Development, Sarawak.

MPA’s vision is to be a world-class port by 2030, and its mission is to catalyze economic transformation through advanced digital and green technology for growth and sustainability.

MPA is committed to provide customers with value-for-money services through the provision of premium service delivery; recognizing employees as the most important assets by providing continuous training and career development, regarding and challenging career, harmonious environment and teamwork; leveraging on the appropriate latest information and port technologies to gain a competitive edge; providing competitive pricing and effective cost controls to earn a reasonable return for growth and development; and fulfilling MPA’s social responsibility in maintaining a clean and safe marine environment.

The strategic roles of MPA are to provide ports and related logistical services for industries such as oil and gas, timber-based, shipbuilding/ repairs, palm oil, shipping industries, and related downstream industries. MPA acts as a gateway for the facilitation of trade and a catalyst for economic development in the Northern Region of Sarawak.

Corporate Culture & Company Activities
The company’s workplace practices and culture to achieve sustainability excellence involve a system-driven and award-winning organization, advocating quality culture in driving excellence, forging strategic collaboration with all parties, capitalizing on the state-of-art technology, and recognizing human capital as the most important assets.

Significant corporate activities that the company has engaged in, both previously and currently are providing cargo/ crew handling, warehouse, equipment rental and facilities, carrying out key focus activities with related agencies, and collaborating with customers and industries sectors as part of business transformation strategies.
Achievements & Impact
The company’s strategy to achieve sustainable growth includes the development of the new crew change terminal. MPA had developed and operated a new crew change terminal facility which will be the game-changer for the provision of fully integrated services to users.

Moreover, the proposed deepening of the access channel and expansion of the main terminal facilities; the increase in cargo volume currently being handled would justify and speed up the proposed deepening of the access channel for better cargo coordination and consolidation also play important roles in the company’s sustainable growth strategy. The State Government had agreed in principle for the access channel to be deepened and had advised for MPA to contact relevant agencies for proposed project funding.

Other business expansions and diversification strategies of the company include extending its port’s limits, provision pilotage and other marine services to mariners, and studying the potential of setting up a logistic hub for oil and gas offshore activities. Additionally, the company has submitted an HR and Talent Development program to the Ministry in preparation for MPA’s business expansion requirements.

Future Direction
The expansion roadmap of Miri Port Authority and its succession plan(s) include a Short-Term Initiative (2022 – 2023), Medium-Term Initiative (2023 – 2025), and Long Term-Initiative (2026 – 2030).

In the short term, MPA is planning to deepen its access channel to a 5-m depth to handle vessels of 5m draft. A consultant has been appointed to implement this initiative.

In the medium term, MPA is planning to deepen its access channel to an 8-m depth as phase II of the project.

Lastly, the proposal for a deep-sea port by 2030 has been included in the Sarawak’s aspiration for an advanced economy by 2030 for the company’s long-term initiative. This is a catalytic initiative to invigorate Miri Port for the Northern Region Development. By 2030, MPA could be the World-Class transhipment hub port catering for the East and Westbound cargo. By 2025, Miri Port to fully capitalize on the utilization of digital and green technology to improve the efficiency of port operation, such as the automation and usage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the full implementation of the Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS).