The Tiger was loaded onto a banana boat (literally) at Belawan, Indonesia and took a couple of days to ship to Penang, Malaysia. As passengers aren’t allowed on the boat, I flew and met the bike at port customs.
Malaysia Shipping Agent – CAKRA Shipping – Mr Lim (speaks good English and arranged everything – great bloke!). 2nd floor,187 Lebuh Pantai, Penang. GPS ref N5 24.860 E100 20.284.
Belawan Shipping Agent – PT MELDA JAYA – Mr Adnan (speaks OK English). JL. BANGKA TIMUR, BELAWAN. GPS ref N3 46.831 E98 41.120.
Penang is a wonderful city – full of history, old forts, beautiful beaches, lively bars and great food (it was the old British government seat of Straits Settlements, an extension of the British Raj).