SOME 70 people from various media agencies took part in the maiden Southern Gateway Retro Bowling Party organised by a ports fraternity.
The inaugural event on Nov 13, held at Daiman Bowl centre in Johor Baru, was co-organised by port operators Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (PTP) and Johor Port Bhd together with Johor Port Authority (JPA). It attracted a strong turnout from various media agencies in the state.
The event was aimed to fortify the relationships among PTP, Johor Port, JPA and members of the media. Both PTP and Johor Port are units of the MMC Corp Bhd.
PTP, Malaysia’s largest container terminal, is a joint venture between MMC (70%) and APM Terminals (30%), a global ports group with a global port network in 62 countries.
Johor Port, which commenced operations in 1977 as the southern gateway multi-purpose port in Malaysia, is strategically positioned at the heart of the sprawling 8,000acre (3,237.5ha) Pasir Gudang Industrial Estate. — TMR