In order to fulfil the Malaysian government’s biodiesel mandate and meet growing demand, FGV has completed six new vegetable oil storage tanks and is building nine more.

FGV Johor Bulkers (FGB), (FGV’s bulking and storage subsidiary) currently handles 25 percent of Malaysia’s palm oil exports. It has now completed four tanks with a total capacity of 10,400 tonnes at its site in Pasir Gudang in Johor, and two tanks with a total capacity of 5,200 tonnes at its site in Port Klang in Selangor.

Nine further tanks with a total capacity of 20,000 tonnes are currently under construction at FJB’s site in Tanjung Langsat, Johor. The company expects to complete the tanks by Q3 2021.

FGV CEO, Dato’ Haris Fadzilah Hassan said: “FJB is one of the most well-equipped terminals to handle all types of storage and cargo movement needs. Moving forward, FGV plans to expand its bulking business overseas and we are exploring the best options available.”

In 2019, FJB expanded into handling basic chemicals as well as vegetable oils, and expects to handle more than 80,000 tonnes annually of basic chemicals at its facilities in Tanjung Langsat.

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20th October 2020