Port projects under scrutiny

PORT KLANG: After the focus on rail projects in the new government’s austerity drive, attention has now shifted to a proposed giant port in Selangor and an offshore development in Melaka.

Transport Minister Anthony Loke said the proposal for a RM200 billion port and industrial city project on Carey Island will now require the approval of parliament, and also be subjected to a feasibility study. As for the RM43 billion Melaka Gateway project, which includes a deep-sea port, Loke said no sign of work has been seen at the development site.