Transport Malta (or the Authority for Transport in Malta) is a government body overseeing transport in Malta. It comes under the authority of the Maltese Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. It was created in 2010, taking over the previous functions of the Malta Maritime Authority, the Malta Transport Authority and the Director and Directorate of Civil Aviation.[1] Transport Malta has charge of building and maintenance of roads and public transport infrastructure; sea transport, including registration of ships; and regulation of civil aviation.

Transport Malta
Agency overview
Preceding agencies
  • Malta Transport Authority
  • Malta Maritime Authority
  • Directorate of Civil Aviation
Jurisdiction Malta
Agency executive
Parent AgencyMinistry of Transport and Infrastructure


Transport Malta is composed of the following directorates:[2]

  • Integrated Transport Strategy Directorate
  • Ports and Yachting Directorate
  • Merchant Shipping Directorate
  • Roads and Infrastructure Directorate
  • Land Transport Directorate
  • Civil Aviation Directorate
  • Corporate Services Directorate
  • Enforcement Directorate
  • Information and Communication Technology Directorate

Roads and Infrastructure DirectorateEdit

The Roads and Infrastructure Directorate (RID) is led by Simon Grima, and is structured into two divisions:[3]

1. The Roads division, which is made up of: the Design and Planning Unit, the Major Projects (EU Funded) Unit, the Major Projects (Capital Projects) Unit, the Construction Management (Post-Contract) Unit, the Domestic Roads and Maintenance Unit, and the Works Quality Assurance Unit.

2. The Infrastructure Division which is made up of: the Capital Projects Unit, the Projects Administration and EU funding Unit, and the Marine Maintenance Unit.


  1. ^ "CHAPTER 499 AUTHORITY FOR TRANSPORT IN MALTA ACT". Malta Ministry of Justice. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Transport Malta". Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Transport Malta". Retrieved 3 May 2017.

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