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  • DoT Port visit at Puma Energy

    MTAP Port Visit

    Officers in the Maritime Technical Assistance Program observing ISPS security application at Puma Energy's port facility.

  • The Project for Capacity Development of DoT in port policy and administration

    Capacity Development Program

    DoT Maritime officers with JICA experts on a port facility survey as part of the Capacity Development Program on Port Policy and Administration

  • Moresby Express an ISPS compliant ship

    ISPS Compliant Ships

    Maritime Security Division enforces the ISPS code in PNG via the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Security) Regulation 2005

  • TSPU officer at Jackson's airport, Port Moresby

    Transport Security Policy Unit

    TSPU officer from DoT at Jackson's airport

Licensing

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Projects

Information on previous and current projects undertaken by the department.

Legislation & Acts

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Publications

National Transport Strategy and other publications listed here

Secretary's Foreword

In July 2013, the current Government approved the National Transport Strategy (NTS) which comprises the 2014-2030 Policy and related Investment Plan (2014-2018) as our road map for the Transport Sector in PNG. The NTS specifies the sub sector modal policies, plans and priority projects that have been identified by the sector agencies for delivery.

Department of Transport will continue to be the lead agency in the Coordination& Monitoring of the NTS and in developing transport sector policies, identifying and setting strategies, Planning & Budgeting and Monitoring & Coordination of those Policies and Plans for the three modes of transportation: air, land and sea in PNG.

The 2014 elevation of the former Ministry of Transport, under the Prime Minister's Ministerial Determinations, to the new Ministry of Transport & Infrastructure in the coordination of key transport infrastructures approved by the Government has challenged the Department's preparedness to take on the added responsibility.

However, this does not change our aspirations to focus on the Department of Transport's vision by striving to improve on our consultation and collaboration with our many stakeholders and partnering with the industry and communities to facilitate the delivery of a well-integrated, safe and sustainable transport system in PNG.

Our Secretary

Department of Transport & Infrastructure Secretary

Roy Mumu, OBE

Read the Department Corporate Plan 2016 - 2020 Here

The Papua New Guinea transport network comprises of three modes: road, air and maritime. The department aims to facilitate a well integrated safe and sustainable transport system for PNG.

Transport in PNG

Maritime Technical Assistance Program saw two officers from Solomon Islands Port Authority (SIPA) undergo both theory and practical application of ISPS Code facilitated by Maritime Security Division.

MTAP

The following article is intended to create awareness amongst the general public about the Community Water Transport Project

CWTP

Overcoming cultural barriers remains a major challenge for PNG women pursuing maritime careers. PNGWIMA promotes awareness and opportunities for women involved in the maritime sector.

PNG Women In Maritime