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Langkawi Island archipelago situated on the north-west corner of the Malaysia Peninsular is one of three duty free designated areas in the country.

The islands attractive strategic location coupled with sheltered anchorages makes it an ideal choice for superyachts. Simple clearance formalities make bunkering & charter turnarounds very straightforward.

The duty-free status not only applies to purchases on the island, fuel, alcohol or provisions but also spares shipments can be shipped in trouble free without import duties. Goods Service Tax (GST) applicable only on shipment / paperwork handling prior to arrival. SSA agents have been based in Langkawi for 20 years and have an extensive knowledge of the formalities and their requirements.


  • Port co-ordinates: 6°18.2’N 99°51.1’E

  • Time zone: GMT+8

  • VHF: Mobile & email


  • Places of interest: Langkawi Unesco Status Geopark & cable car, Penang Island / food / colonial history, Georgetown

  • Airport details: Langkawi International Airport: 3,810m runway, Fueling private jet & helicopter, helicopter service drop off / storage (Eurocopter Subang – Kuala Lumpur), international VIP departure/arrival facilities

  • Services: Clearance / immigration & customs, bunkering / fuel & oil supply, logistics and forwarding, provisioning /duty-free alcohol / florists, spares purchasing / repairs / engineering supplies, guest concierge services, crew flights / accommodation / car hire, medical assistance

  • Other Langkawi services: Marina berths / deep water berths, garbage / waste oil removal, Boustead Yard – 500T travel lift & hardstand

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Superyacht Support Asia

45 Persiaran Mutiara Kelana Mas
Kuah, Langkawi, Kedah


+60 (0) 12 513 6004 (24Hrs)


Andrew Middleton  
+60 (0) 12 513 6004

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