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PLUS Expressways Berhad
Private
Industry Highway concessionaries or Build–operate–transfer (BOT) operators
Founded 27 June 1986
Headquarters Persada PLUS,
Subang Interchange,
New Klang Valley Expressway,
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia[1]
Key people
Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kasim, Chairman
Mohd Izzadin Idris, CEO
Mohd Nasir Abdul Latif, Managing Director
Products Highway concessionaries or Build–operate–transfer (BOT) operators
Helicopter services
Highway technology services
Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) services
Number of employees
more than 2,500
Parent UEM Group
Website www.plus.com.my

The PLUS Expressways Berhad (MYX: 5052) is the largest highway concessionaries or build–operate–transfer (BOT) operator company in Malaysia. A member of the UEM Group, the company is also the largest listed toll expressway operator in Southeast Asia and the eighth largest in the world.[2]

History[edit]

The company was founded on 27 June 1986 known as Highway Concessionnaires Berhad, a member of the United Engineers Malaysia Berhad (UEM).[3] On 13 May 1988, the Highway Concessionaires Berhad changed its name to Projek Lebuhraya Utara Selatan Berhad (PLUS).[4] On 29 January 2002, PLUS Expressways Berhad (PEB) incorporated in Malaysia as a public company.[5]

Eight years later, PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PMB) was incorporated on 29 November 2010 and became involved in investment holding.[6]

On 29 November 2011, PMB completed the acquisition of PLUS Expressways Berhad's (PEB) assets and liabilities. PMB became the holding company of Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan Berhad (PLUS), Expressway Lingkaran Tengah Sdn Bhd (ELITE), Linkedua Malaysia Berhad (LINKEDUA), Konsortium Lebuhraya Butterworth-Kulim (KLBK) Sdn Bhd, Teras Teknologi Sdn Bhd (TERAS), PLUS Helicopter Services Sdn Bhd and the substantial shareholder of Touch 'n Go Sdn Bhd. In addition, PMB also acquired Penang Bridge Sdn Bhd (PBSB) from UEM Builders Berhad.[6]

Projek Lebuhraya Usaha Sama Berhad (PLUS), a wholly owned subsidiary of PMB, was incorporated on 27 July 2011 to undertake the consolidation of all highway concessionaries acquired under a single entity. The acquisition of all five highway concession assets was completed on 12 January 2012.[6]

With the completion of the acquisition, PMB is the largest toll expressway operator in Malaysia and one of the largest in Southeast Asia, Asia, and the eighth largest in the world.[6]

Pre-acquisition companies[edit]

Company name Date of
establishment
Highway operator
Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan Berhad (PLUS) 1986 E1 E2 North–South Expressway
E1 North–South Expressway Northern Route and New Klang Valley Expressway
E2 North–South Expressway Southern Route
Johor–Singapore Causeway
Jkr-ft2.png Federal Highway Route 2
Expressway Lingkaran Tengah Sdn Bhd (ELITE) 1993 E6 North–South Expressway Central Link
Linkedua Malaysia Berhad (LINKEDUA) 1994 E3 Malaysia–Singapore Second Link and Second Link Expressway
Seremban–Port Dickson Highway (SPDH) Sdn Bhd 1994 E29 Seremban–Port Dickson Highway
Konsortium Lebuhraya Butterworth-Kulim (KLBK) Sdn Bhd 1993 E15 Butterworth–Kulim Expressway
Penang Bridge Sdn Bhd (PBSB) 1994 E36 Penang Bridge

List of the company members[edit]

Domestic[edit]

Company logo Company name Date of
establishment
Highway operator/services
Pluslogo.JPG
Projek Lebuhraya Usaha Sama Berhad
Projek Lebuhraya Usaha Sama Berhad (PLUS) 2011 All toll expressways across Malaysia:
E1 E2 North–South Expressway
E1 North–South Expressway Northern Route and New Klang Valley Expressway
E2 North–South Expressway Southern Route
E29 Seremban–Port Dickson Highway
Johor–Singapore Causeway
Jkr-ft2.png Federal Highway Route 2
E6 North–South Expressway Central Link
E3 Malaysia–Singapore Second Link and Second Link Expressway
E15 Butterworth–Kulim Expressway
E36 Penang Bridge
Pluslogo.JPG
PLUS Helicopter Services Sdn. Bhd.
PLUS Helicopter Services Sdn Bhd (PLUS Heli) 2010 Helicopter services
Teras Teknologi Sdn Bhd (TERAS) 1994 Technology services
Touch 'n Go Sdn Bhd 1996 Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) services for Touch 'n Go and Smart TAG
(substantial shareholder)

International[7][edit]

Company logo Company name Date of
establishment
Highway operator
Pluslogo.JPG
PLUS Expressways International Berhad (PEIB)
PLUS Expressways International Berhad (PEIB) 2011 All toll expressways worldwide:
Uniquest Infra Ventures Private Limited (India)
Cikampek–Palimanan Toll Road (Indonesia)

Company partner[edit]

Persada PLUS[edit]

Persada PLUS
Persada PLUS.JPG
General information
Type Office, Headquarters and Traffic Monitoring Centre
Location Subang Interchange,
New Klang Valley Expressway,
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Construction started 2006
Completed 2008
Opening 2010
Design and construction
Architect UEM Builders

Persada PLUS is the main headquarters of the PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PMB). It is located at Subang Interchange of the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.[1] The headquarters was formerly a site of PLUS and PROPEL section office for the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE). The headquarters has a football stadium which is a home of PLUS FC football club.

Current PLUS Expressways products[edit]

PLUSMiles[edit]

PLUSMiles is the toll rebate loyalty program. It was launched on 17 December 2008. It is the first and the only toll expressway loyalty programme in Malaysia. PLUSMiles cardholders can get toll rebates and merchandise from participating outlets. Each PLUSMiles card is equipped with a Touch 'n Go feature. The PLUSMiles card can also be used for toll payments and other services such as major public transport services in the Klang Valley, Selangor and parking facilities.[9]

PLUSTrack[edit]

PLUSTrack is a prepaid electronic card for fleet subscribers. The PLUSTrack card program provides enhanced efficiency and better fleet monitoring for the fleet subscribers. Besides the ease of fleet toll payment, the program is packaged with an array of rewards and benefits.[10]

PLUS Ronda[edit]

PLUS Ronda is the highway patrol unit. It was established on 1 April 1990. On 17 October 1998, the unit was given to the Royal Malaysian Police auxiliary police power.[11]

Scope of work[11][edit]

  • Provides 24-hour assistance to breakdown and accident vehicles.
  • Provide towing services to the nearest safe place.
  • Report traffic flow.
  • Assist authorities during emergency
  • Monitor and inspect faclilities condition at laybys and rest and service areas.
  • Implement auxiliary police authority.

PLUS Helicopter Services[edit]

PLUS Helicopter Services
IATA ICAO Callsign
- - PLUS
Founded 2010
Hubs Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Subang, Selangor, Malaysia
Fleet size 8
Parent company PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PMB)
Headquarters Persada PLUS,
Subang Interchange,
New Klang Valley Expressway,
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Website www.plushelicopter.com

PLUS Helicopter Services or PLUS Heli is the highway helicopter unit. It was established in 2010 and it is used for highway surveillance, air response team, emergency, search and rescue from the air. It is the only highway concessionary in the country to have the helicopter services. The first batch of Eurocopter EC120 Colibri helicopters was delivered in 2007.[12]

Current inventory[edit]

Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service Notes
Eurocopter EC120 B Colibri[13]  France Highway air surveillance, air response team, emergency, search and rescue 2007–present 2 helicopters
Bell 429[14]  United States Highway air surveillance, air response team, emergency, search and rescue 2010–present 2 helicopters
Eurocopter AS365 N3 Dauphin[15]  France VIP transport 2010–present 2 helicopters

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Administrator. "PLUS MALAYSIA BERHAD - Map to Persada PLUS". www.plus.com.my. 
  2. ^ "UEM Group Berhad - PLUS Malaysia Berhad". www.uem.com.my. 
  3. ^ "UEM Tandatangani Perjanjian Dengan JKR Untuk Pembinaan Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan". Hari Ini Dalam Sejarah. National Archives of Malaysia. 29 December 1986. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Subsidiaries: Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan Berhad". PLUS Malaysia Berhad. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 
  5. ^ "Plus Berhad". TOUCH 'N GO INFORMATION SYSTEM. 
  6. ^ a b c d Administrator. "PLUS MALAYSIA BERHAD - Background". www.plus.com.my. 
  7. ^ "UEM Group Berhad - PLUS Expressways International Berhad (PEIB)". www.uem.com.my. 
  8. ^ "Embassy of Japan in Malaysia". www.my.emb-japan.go.jp. 
  9. ^ https://plusmiles.com.my/about?id=88a370a3-3dda-4413-9c46-7ea0f96ceb0c
  10. ^ Go, Touch N. "Touch 'n Go :: About PLUSTrack". www.touchngo.com.my. 
  11. ^ a b Administrator. "PLUS MALAYSIA BERHAD - PLUSRonda". www.plus.com.my. 
  12. ^ "Helicopter Training Malaysia, Helicopter Charter Malaysia, Air Photography, Air Transportation Malaysia, Style Travel Malaysia - PLUS Helicopter Services - Helicopter Charter Malaysia". www.plushelicopter.com. 
  13. ^ "EC120 B Eurocopter Malaysia - Side Survey Helicopter - Timber survey - Parajumping Aircraft charter - PLUS Helicopter Services - Helicopter Charter Malaysia". www.plushelicopter.com. 
  14. ^ "BELL 429 - Air Ambulance Helicopter - Malaysia Medivac Helicopter - PLUS Helicopter Services - Helicopter Charter Malaysia". www.plushelicopter.com. 
  15. ^ "AS365 N3 Eurocopter Malaysia - Scenic Tour helicopter - Side Survey Helicopter - Malaysia Joyride Helicopter - PLUS Helicopter Services - Helicopter Charter Malaysia". www.plushelicopter.com. 

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