Welcome to Sabah and the Sabah Ports Authority, the golden gateway to Malaysia. The Sabah Ports Authority (SPA) is a state statutory body established in 1968 by the SPA Enactment 1967 which was repealed and replaced by the SPA Enactment 1981. The Authority is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Public Works, Sabah. Sabah Ports Authority will act as the regulatory authority responsible related to port activities and will ensure the terminal operator who operates the server ports in Sabah with the privatisation agreement fully and set standards plus benchmark for port operations comparable with ports in the region.