Johor Port Authority (JPA) and Greenfinder Sdn Bhd has signed an agreement on the VTMS project. The signing ceremony with the appointed contractor was held at the lobby of JPA headquarters on 17 August 2016. The event kicked off with a video presentation depicting the vessel traffic management system and followed with the signing ceremony between both parties.
JPA were represented by JPA Chairman, the Honourable Dato 'Abdul Rahim Bin Ramli and JPA General Manager, Mr. Muhammad Razif Bin Ahmad while Greenfinder Sdn Bhd were represented by the company’s Managing Director, Mr. Zulkifly Bin Ariffin and Technical Director, Mr. Azmil Bin Sahrani. The signing ceremony was also witnessed by representatives from Johor Port Berhad (JPB), Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (PTP), JPA’s heads of department and representatives from some agencies and port users.
The project development entitled ‘TO DESIGN, SUPPLY, INSTALL, TESTING AND COMMISSIONING VESSEL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION SYSTEM (VTMIS) CONTROL CENTERS FOR PASIR GUDANG PORT’ shall take a period of 64 weeks and is scheduled to be commissioned on 24 July 2017. The purpose of VTMS is to ensure vessels navigate safely through the Pasir Gudang port waters. It provides complete information on vessels calling at the port, destinations and its movement, as well as effective communication system and information sharing between ground stations and vessels.