Maldives flag Maldives: Buying and Selling

Arrange transport of goods to and from The Maldives

Main Useful Means of Transport
Being a widespread archipelago in the Indian Ocean, goods to and within the Maldives are generally transported by sea. Approximately 500 vessels, 830,876 tonnes of cargo and 20,250TEU are handled annually in the Male Commercial harbour. Daily, the port handles at least 2500 tonnes of cargo.
The air transport industry, including airlines and its supply chain, is estimated to contribute around USD 165 million to the GDP of the Maldives (IATA). The latest figures from the national Bureau of Statistics show that the transportation and communication sector is the second-largest sector of the economy, accounting for 9.5% of GDP (2021).
Ports
Male Commercial Harbour
Hulhumale international terminal (HMT)
Kulhudhufushi regional port
Hithadhoo regional port
Airports
Male Velana International Airport (MLE)
Sea Transport Organisations
Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation
Air Transport Organisations
Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation
Road Transport Organisations
Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation
Rail Transport Organisations
Due to its geography, the country has no railways.

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Latest Update: November 2023