Kuala Sungai Linggi has been a maritime trading post since the 14th Century, the location taking after the name "Linggi" meaning "Stem" in Bugis. A look-out fort at Bukit Supai in the vicinity was built by the Dutch & the Bugis as a token of their friendship and partnership in trade.
Kuala Linggi continued to be utilised by small crafts engaged in barter trading and local fishing vessels until the advent of T.A.G. Marine Sdn. Bhd. providing Ship-to-Ship cargo transfer services since 2006 which has attracted a ULCC, VLCCs, LNGCs, LPG carriers and a host of other Aframax,Suezmax and Panamax ships.
- GAZZETED PORT - P.U (B) 208 [JULY 2006] - Area 9nm by 5nm (18km x 10km)
- GOVERNMENT SUPPORTED PROJECT – Ministry of Transport licensed Port Operator/Service Provider.
- CONTROL AND MONITOR BY MARINE DEPARTMENT CENTRAL REGIONLARGE SEA ROOM OF CARGO TRANSHIPMENT AREA - 5.6 nm X 2 nm (10.4km x 3.7km)
- GOOD UNDER KEEL CLEARANCE - Depth of water ranging from 28 to 30 meters.
- EFFICIENT TRAFFIC SEPARATION SCHEME, INSHORE TRAFFIC ZONE, VTIS FACILITY, SUFFICIENT NAVIGATIONAL AIDS.
- COMPLEMENT NEIGHBOURING PRIVATE TERMINALS AND CONVENTIONAL PORTS.
- STRATEGICALLY LOCATED MID-WAY IN THE STRAITS OF MALACCA - Outside the shipping traffic choke-points.
Linggi Port also known as The Linggi International Floating Transhipment and Trading Hub (LIFT-HUB) is a Ship to Ship Designated Transfer Area (DTA). The approved "Designated Transfer Area" within the Seaport of Sungai Linggi Port Limits is bounded by imaginary lines joining the following points:
(Note: Please Plot on your Chart if not being updated regarding the Gazetted Port and the Designated Transfer Area)