Ports and Maritime Affairs

The Ports and Maritime Affairs (PMA) plays a pivotal role in regulating, developing, and promoting the ports and maritime.

Ship Registry Portal

Significant steps were taken towards achieving MTT’s goal of establishing Bahrain as an open ship registry, thus opening up new levels of convenience and access. To this end, a fully-automated Ship Registry Portal (SRP) has been developed, and is scheduled to be launched shortly.

Licensed Private Jetties and Companies

List of private jetties and companies licensed to provide sea passenger transport activities

Vessel Schedule

View the latest schedule for ships

Ports and Maritime Projects

Have a look at the Ports and Maritime projects

In the News
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  • 24 May 2022

    Shipping and logistics industry players to meet in Bahrain this month

    The 18th Trans Middle East 2022 Exhibition and Conference will take place in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

  • 20 April 2021

    The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications Grants Yacht Captains a Grace Period for Holding Training Certificate in Navigational Skills

    The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Ports and Maritime Affairs (announced that a grace period not exceeding six months starting from 19th April 2021 will be granted for captains of yachts of 36 feet or more

  • 17 February 2021

    His Excellency Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications launches the new vessel traffic management system at Khalifa Bin Salman Port

    His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, inaugurated the new Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) during a visit to Khalifa Bin Salman Port’s Control Tower

  • 6 May 2019

    ENGINEER KAMAL BIN AHMED MOHAMMED VISITS BAHRAIN BAY

    The Chairman of Bahrain Bay Development Atif Abdulmalik, Board Director Hisham AlRaee, and Chief Executive Officer Gagan Suri welcomed His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed and the Ports and Maritime Affairs team

  • 21 August 2017

    Announcement with Regard to Licensing of Marine Activities

    The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Ports and Maritime Affairs Announcement with Regard to Licensing of Marine Activities

  • 19 May 2016

    Agreement signed between Bahrain Logistics Zone and Multicom Real Estate Company W.L.L

    His Excellency Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications signed a contract between the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications

  • 20 November 2012

    Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation Ports and Maritime Affairs hosts leading Middle East trade conference

    HE Minister of Transportation Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed today opened the 8th Trans Middle East Exhibition and Conference

39Shipping and logistics industry players to meet in Bahrain this month
39The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications Grants Yacht Captains a Grace Period for Holding Training Certificate in Navigational Skills
39His Excellency Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications launches the new vessel traffic management system at Khalifa Bin Salman Port
39ENGINEER KAMAL BIN AHMED MOHAMMED VISITS BAHRAIN BAY
39Announcement with Regard to Licensing of Marine Activities

Small ship licensing and registration services

Boat Owners can renew their Registration & Navigation License online

Bahrain Ports Complaint Management Process

A detailed process of the mechanism used by the Ports Affairs in complaints resolution of Bahrain Ports

39Agreement signed between Bahrain Logistics Zone and Multicom Real Estate Company W.L.L

Notices to Mariners

On behalf of Bahrain Government, Middle East Navigation Aids Service (MENAS) provides essential, up-to-date information and advice to mariners navigating in the Arabian Gulf waters.

  • 41,035Total Aircraft Movement in FIR , Jul 2022
  • 681,599Total Passengers, Jul 2022
  • 16,721Total Cargo and Mail, Jul 2022
  • 28,866Monthly Ridership, Aug 2022
  • 73,598,769Total Passengers (Feb 2015 – Aug 2022)
  • 77,028General Cargo, Aug 2022
  • 32,398Container Throughput, Aug 2022
  • 52Total Vessels, Aug 2022
  • 100Percentage of Population covered by 5G Network (2022)
  • 83Percent of households passed by fiber-optic broadband network (2022)
  • 100Percent of businesses passed by fiber-optic broadband network (2022)

 

 

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