Saturday, July 24, 2004

Major Ports of Malaysia Stamp

Ports Of Malaysia StampsMalaysia's location at the southern tip of mainland Asia puts it right in the middle of the sea route between the East and the West. That makes it a strategic port of call for ships plying the trade route. To fulfill the ever expanding merchant marine requirements, Malaysia has developed a number of modern and well-equipped ports along its coast.

Bintulu Port

Bintulu Port Authority was established on 15th August 1981 under the Bintulu Port Authority Act 1981. It was given the responsibilities for the development, administration, marketing and supply of a complete and efficient port, with the vision to establish Bintulu Port into the biggest and most efficient transportation and distribution center within the BIMP EAGA network. Bintulu Port started its operation on 1st January 1983. The Bintulu Port Authority is a Federal Statutory Body Ports Of Malaysia Miniature Sheetunder the Ministry of Transportation of Malaysia.


Northport (Malaysia) Bhd operates the largest multi-purpose port facility in Malaysia providing a comprehensive range of port services to meet the individual needs of its customers. Its real time smart information system is designed to guarantee operational and cost efficiency, offering faster vessel turnaround time. Apart from offering feeder services to neighbouring countries, Northport has also increased its connectivity to worldwide ports including China, Asia, United States, the Mediterranean and Europe, making it one of the most important hub ports in the Asian region. Northport, the first mainline port of call eastbound on the Europe-Asia leg and last port of call westbound on the Asia-Europe leg, handled 5,527 container vessels, including the world's largest container vessel afloat, in 2003.

Ports Of Malaysia First Day CoverJohor Port

Johor Port, a major international gateway of Malaysia located at Pasir Gudang on the southern tip of Peninsular Malaysia. It is a modern port that is professionally managed and comprehensively equipped to efficiently handle all manner of cargoes and vessels of today's world maritime trade. The Port is linked to all parts of the nation by a comprehensive system of expressways and also by a rail network linked to the national grid which makes for easy access to other parts of the nation. The Port is located in a Free Zone which gives it a distinct business advantage.

Ports Of Malaysia First Day CoverKuantan Port

The establishment of Kuantan Port was initiated by the late Tun Abdul Razak, the second Prime Minister of Malaysia. It was conceived to be the catalyst for the development of the East Coast of the Peninsular. The port started operating in 1980 with four docks and with a capacity to handle 3.2 million tons of cargo a year. It reached full operational status on 1st January 1984. The port continued its development process, and in 2004, with 15 docks, it has the capability of up to 15.1 million tons of cargo annually.

Kota Kinabalu Port

Kota Kinabalu Port has 12 berths, each of which can accommodate vessels of 16,000 displacement tonnes. The port has three warehouses and five open storage areas available for general cargo and containers. It is equipped with modern handling equipment. "Stevedoring" and round the clock security services are provided.

Ports Of Malaysia Presentation PackPenang Port

Penang Port is located along the North-West of Peninsular Malaysia and is one of the leading ports in Malaysia. Serving one of the busiest trade routes in the region, Penang Port links Malaysia - the world's 13th largest exporter nation - to more than 200 ports worldwide through a network of shipping services.

Its strategic location makes it the choice of vessels sailing east bound or westbound. Overlooking the major shipping lanes in the Straits of Malacca, the Port is rapidly emerging as the gateway to the expanding trade opportunities under the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle and the dynamic Asia-Pacific region.

Ports Of Malaysia Stamp SheetTechnical Details

Date of Issue : 24-Jul-2004

Stamp Value : 30 Sen (2 designs); 50 Sen (2 Designs); RM 1.00

Stamp Size : 40mm X 30mm

Perforation : 14

Sheet Content : 20 Stamps

Miniature Sheet Denomination : RM2.00

Miniature Sheet Size : 100mm X 70mm

Stamp Size in Miniature Sheet : 40mm X 30mm

Paper : Watermarked, Phosphor Coated

Printing Process : Lithography

Printer : Percetakan Keselamatan Nasional Sdn. Bhd.

Designer : Reign Associates

Stamp Designer : Reign Associates

First Day Cover Value : 30 Sen

Presentation Pack Value : RM 4.00

Thursday, July 1, 2004

Multimedia Super Corridor Stamp

Multimedia Super Corridor StampMSC Malaysia is one of the world's premier locations for information and communication technology (ICT). It host world-class companies, innovative research and development entities and new start-ups specializing in ICT products, solutions and services.

Multimedia Super Corridor Miniature SheetMalaysia attracts leading ICT companies of the world to locate their industries in the MSC and undertake research, develop new products and technologies and export from this base. MSC Malaysia is also an ideal growth environment for Malaysian ICT companies to transform themselves into world-class enterprises. Furthermore, the MSC welcomes countries to use its highly advanced infrastructural facilities as a global testbed for ICT applications and a hub for their global and regional operations in Asia.

Located at the heart of Asia's fastest growing markets, MSC Malaysia has become the choice location for global innovators and investors. Its unique competitive advantages stem from its dynamic and vibrant multilingual workforce; lower costs and ease of doing business, world-class infrastructure with guaranteed service levels; political and institutional stability; excellent living standards; and a proven track record in developing outstanding ICT products and services for regional and global markets.

Major MSC Initiatives

MSC Flagship Applications for the Development of the Nation

Multimedia Super Corridor First Day CoverMyKad


Smart School



Multimedia Super Corridor First Day CoverTechnopreneur Development

Research and Development

Shared Services & Outsourcing

MSC Malaysia is rapidly gaining recognition as "Asia's Shared Services and Outsourcing Haven", hosting the global and regional operations of many large multinationals.

Multimedia Super Corridor Presentation PackCreative Multimedia

MSC Malaysia has become a utopia for creative multimedia companies to meet the increased global demand for creative content for film, television, animation and computer generated images.

The Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC)

Mandated to oversee the development of the MSC is the Multimedia Development Corporation. Based in Cyberjaya, MDC facilitates applications by foreign and local companies to re-locate to the MSC, globally markets the MSC, shapes MSC-specfic laws, policies and practices and standardizes the MSC's infrastructural and urban development.

Multimedia Super Corridor StampSheetTechnical Details

Date of Issue ; 1-Jul-2004

Stamp Value : 30 Sen; 50 Sen; RM 1.00

Sheet Content : 20Stamps

Perforation : 14

Stamp Size : 40mm X 30mm

Miniature Sheet Denomination : RM2.00

Miniature Sheet Size : 70mm X 100mm

Stamp Size in Miniature Sheet : 30mm X 40mm

Paper : Watermarked, Phosphor Coated

Printing Process : Lithography

Printer : Secura Security Printing Sdn. Bhd.

Printer for Mini Sheet : Percetakan Keselamatan Nasional Sdn. Bhd.

Designer : Reign Associates Sdn. Bhd.

First Day Cover Value : 30 Sen

Presentation Pack Value : RM 3.50

Folder Value : RM 5.00

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