Port Authority of Thailand expands Thai business opportunities via new MTT Shipping service


As one of the leading government agencies responding to promote Thai import and export activities, the Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) has dedicated itself to nurturing economic growth for the country. Over the years, and amidst the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, PAT has pushed forward to successfully open up new business opportunities for Thai entrepreneurs with a new servicing route from MTT Shipping. The service connects the Port of Laem Chabang directly to Malaysia.

MTT Shipping has recently launched a weekly direct service to connect Laem Chabang Port with Malaysia’s Port Klang, one of the most important transshipment hubs for the country and Southeast Asia. The new express service comes with a fast 4-day lead time, expanding options for Thai shippers looking to connect with Malaysia. This service will complement MTT Shipping’s current service from Bangkok Port to Port Klang, which provides the same 4-day fast transit time.

As one of the leading shipping lines in the region, MTT Shipping provides the most comprehensive coverage. in Malaysia and Brunei, offering 6 scheduled servicing routes with quality services and the most frequent services in the market.

Malaysia is among the top 10 trading partners for Thailand, and the main Thai exports include processed petroleum oils, automobiles and spare parts, computers and components, rubber, and circuit boards. Thai import cargoes include computers and components, crude oil, chemicals, machinery and parts, and processed petroleum oils.

At the same time, Thailand’s exports to Brunei include automobiles and spare parts, rice, steel and steel products, machinery, transformers, rubber products, textiles, air conditioners, and animal feeds. With their globally renowned quality, this an excellent opportunity for Thai products to make their way to the consumer market in Brunei, given the country’s high purchasing power.

The arrival of the new servicing route from the regional player proves the preparedness and availability for Bangkok Port and Laem Chabang Port in responding to the requirements of ocean shipping service providers and the international standard capability of the ports in cargo handling and management.

With such achievement, PAT has again contributed to expanding opportunities for Thailand toward the global market and helped to drive the Thai economy by responding and opening up new prospects and options for business operators in Thailand, both as exporters and importers.

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