Ports and Maritime Affairs
The Ports and Maritime Affairs (PMA) plays a pivotal role in regulating, developing, and promoting the ports and maritime.
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.
List of private jetties and companies licensed to provide sea passenger transport activities
View the latest Schedule for Ships
Khalifa bin Salman Port (KBSP) which opened for business on April 1, 2009 is well positioned to be the premier transhipment hub for the Northern Gulf.
Have a look at Ports and Maritime Projects.
In the News
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
List of Endorsements issued by the Bahrain Administration to Seafarers working on board Bahraini ships
See full list of approved Classification Societies here
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.
- 8,087Total Aircraft Movement, Jun 2019
- 811,884Total Passengers, Jun 2019
- 22,465Total Cargo and Mail, Jun 2019
- 921,704Monthly ridership, Feb 2020
- 54,217,604Total Passengers (Feb 2015-Feb 2020)
- 108,237General Cargo, Jun 2020
- 46,308Container Throughput, Jun 2020
- 62Total Vessels, Jun 2020
- 99Percent Mobile network coverage
- 57Percent of households passed by fiber-optic broadband network
- 90Percent of businesses passed by fiber-optic broadband network