Lekir Bulk Terminal

LBT is managed and operated by LMTSB.

LBT is a deep water seaport, and with a natural depth of 20 metres, LBT is currently South-East Asia’s largest dry bulk unloading facility. The terminal is capable of berthing an entire range of vessels in Panamax and Capemax ships up to 165,000 DWT.

LBT is designed to handle drybulk cargoes. It currently is a dedicated terminal to handle coal for Station Janakuasa Sultan Azlan Shah (TNBJ) in Seri Manjung.

The Terminal is International Ship Port Security (ISPS) code compliant.

Port Specification

Port Specification Details

Terminal Location Coordinates

  • Latitude 04o 08.7’ North (N)

  • Longitude 100o 37.3’ East (E)

Pilot Station

  • Located at latitude 4o 10.5’ North (N) and longitude 100o 35’ East (E).

  • The pilot station is within 4 nautical miles of LBT.

Nature of Terminal

  • Common User Port designed to handle dry bulk.

  • Gazetted as a Legal Landing Point.

Port Operation Working Hours

  • 3 shifts

  • 24 hours per day

  • 365 days per year

Administrative Working Hours

Mondays to Fridays

  • 8.30 am – 6.00 pm

Closed on Saturday, Sundays and Public Holidays

Navigational Channel

  • Directly off the Straits of Malacca

  • Minimum depth 20m at all times


Seaside Berth

  • Length 500m

  • Draft 20m ACD

Land side Berth

  • Length 250m

  • Draft 18m ACD



  • Maximum 180,000 DWT

Available Services

  • Tuggage

  • Pilotage

  • Port agency available

  • Fresh Water Supply

Dry Bulk Facilities

Unloading Equipment

  • Three units of ship unloaders (SUL) with maximum design capacity of 4,000 mt/hour, feeding 2 import conveyors lines; each conveyor with design capacity of 3,800 mt/hour (inclusive of provision for extra grab unloader in future), integrated with a transfer station system with alternative routing capability.

Direct Transshipment Capability

  • Direct transshipment at berth possible using existing unloaders for direct ship/barge to ship/barge transfer between seaside and land side berths, with estimated transshipment capacity of between 1,200 MT – 1,400 MT/hour.