Shell is seeing a potential liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply shortage developing in mid-2020’s, unless new LNG production project commitments are made soon.
This is based on current demand projections, where the global LNG market continues to exceed expectations of many market observers, with demand growing by 29 million tonnes to 293 million tonnes in 2017, according to Shell’s annual LNG Outlook.
Transport and logistic providers in Malaysia welcomed with open hands the decision by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore to revise toll charges for vehicles entering and leaving the republic via the Woodlands Checkpoint effective 1st February 2018. Toll charges for vehicles entering the Republic through Woodlands checkpoint will be removed, while all vehicles (except motorcycles) leaving Singapore via Woodlands will see reduced charges.
Now a fixed calendar item, South East Asia’s largest commercial vehicle exhibition is seeing a faster take-up of space compared to previous events.
Returning for the fourth time, South East Asia’s largest commercial vehicle exhibition is again organised by the team behind Asian Trucker. Hosted in its usual location, The Mines, the event has attracted a substantial number of exhibitors already. Said Stefan Pertz, Organiser of MCVE 2019 “We have received bookings for over 60 percent of the space already. Compared to the same time before our last exhibition, that is a tremendous uptake in the space. This is encouraging for all of us as this indicates that our formula for the exhibition is right.”
To ensure reliable performance of the engine, one needs protection for all applications, starting with the delivery of oil that is free from harmful substances.
Oilfilters made by German brand Hengst are high-quality products that ensure engines are efficiently lubricated at all times and under all conditions. Efficient filtration forms the basis for optimal performance and safe operating conditions. They filter dust, metal abrasions, soot and other impurities.
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the lead agency for driving the digital economy in Malaysia, together with Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur City Council), and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, announced a collaboration to develop Malaysia’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) ecosystem through the introduction of Malaysia City Brain. The announcement was in line with Malaysia’s commitment to develop the National AI Framework, as announced by Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, in 2017.
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles (MBM CV) delivered a strong performance, recording a total of 2,469 vehicles sold in 2017, comprising FUSO light-duty and heavy-duty trucks as well as Mercedes-Benz trucks and vans. Despite the dip of 7.9% in Total Industry Volume (TIV) for 2017, MBM CV continues to be a strong supporter of the transport and haulage industry, attributing its robust performance in 2017 to its strategy of placing customers at the centre of its initiatives.
“Part of Daimler Trucks, MBM CV represents first-class product quality and service excellence in the Malaysian market. In everything that we do, our focus is on our customers. Safety, reliability and economic efficiency are our topmost priority. With the commitment of our dealer partners and the trust of the market, 2017 proved to be a positive year in many aspects. As a new year begins, we remain as committed as ever to deliver vehicles and solutions of the highest quality - Trucks you can trust ,” said Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles, Vice President, Mr Albert Yee.
In 2019 Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe, and the first units will be put into operation together with selected reference customers already this year. Electric trucks drastically reduce noise and exhaust emissions and open up for new ways to manage logistics. More transport assignments can be carried out at night and fewer trucks need to compete for road space during rush-hour.
Isuzu Malaysia ended 2017 on a positive note when its Batu Pahat-based authorised dealer, Jumbo Arena Sdn Bhd, made its 100th unit delivery to Mighty Bakery Sdn Bhd, a manufacturer of bread, buns and confectionery, under the well-known household brand, Mighty White.
Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world's largest manufacturer of tyres and other rubber products. While tyres contribute significantly to Bridgestone Group’s sales worldwide, Bridgestone also manufactures industrial rubber and chemical products, sporting goods, and other diversified products.