Transport Malta

Ħal Lija

Government Organisation
Government Organisation


Malta Transport Centre, Triq Pantar, Ħal Lija LJA 2021

35.905307940010644, 14.436178268254624

Business Profile

The Authority’s mission is to promote and develop the transport sector in Malta by means of proper regulation and by the promotion and development of related services, businesses and other interests, both locally and internationally.

The Authority shall endeavour to achieve the following main objectives and policies:

• Develop integrated transport policies aimed at achieving modal shifts that favour public transport and non-polluting strategies;

• Ensure the development of an efficient and socially sustainable public transport system in Malta;

• Promote the maritime and civil aviation facilities of Malta and the registration of ships and aircraft under the Maltese flag;

• Promote policies that favour the development of Malta as a maritime hub in the Mediterranean and as an entry port to the European Union;

• Encourage measures for the development of civil aviation and ancillary services, and in particular of air transport services of both passengers and cargo;

• Ensure that the administration, services and operations of ports and yachting centres in Malta are more efficient and cost-effective;

• Provide a sound financial basis for the Authority to be able to achieve target returns and investments;

• Standardise practices in the transport sector in Malta in line with international norms and with those of the European Union in particular;

• Manage traffic and promote traffic safety;

• Develop and maintain maritime infrastructure;

• Manage port security and promote safety at sea.

Transport Malta encompasses operational and supporting units and directorates. These include maritime (ports, yachting and merchant shipping), traffic management, land transportation, roads, infrastructure and civil aviation. Corporate, financial, strategic, enforcement and ICT services are implemented horizontally across the Authority’s structure. Following the establishment of roads agency Infrastructure Malta in 2018, Transport Malta has retained its regulatory role with regard to Malta’s road network.

Official Partners

  • Trade Malta
  • Fino
  • GO Business
  • Imovo
  • Malta Enterprise
  • Laferla Insurance
  • WFDM
  • St James Hospital
  • PTL
  • Clentec
  • ICON