Ministry of Transport, Malaysia

Ministry of Transport, Malaysia is also known as the Kementerian Pengangkutan, Malaysia in Malay.

Logo of the Ministry of Transport, Malaysia

The Ministry of Transport Malaysia is entrusted with the formulation and implementation of land, air and sea transport policies to ensure an efficient, safe and effective transportation system in the country. It is also responsible for planning and executing national land, logistics, maritime and aviation infrastructure projects.

In 1951, a cabinet governance system called "member system" was introduced. Under the system, few members were appointed to administer several departments. Matters concerning road transport and civil aviation were placed under the jurisdiction of land, mineral and communication member. The railway and port members were responsible for matters pertaining to rail and sea.

In 1953, the railway, port and civil aviation as well as road transportation were placed under the purview of the members of transportation.

The Ministry of Transport was finally established in 1956. It was renamed the Ministry of Communications in 1972. In 1974, it was again renamed Ministry of Transport and Works. In 1976, the Ministry's name was reverted to the Ministry of Communications. In 1978, it was renamed the Ministry of Transport, which remains till today.

Departments and agencies under the Ministry include:

Statutory bodies under the Ministry include:

Screenshot of the Ministry of Transport, Malaysia official website

The official website of the Ministry of Transport, Malaysia features:
  • Road:
    Safety Plan and Research, Road Transport Services, Standards Development and Technical Specifications Vehicle, Accident Road Death Statistics, Vehicle Inspection, Rail Land Development and Planning

  • Aviation:
    Scheduled and Non-Scheduled Air Services, Rural Air Services (RAS), List of Airports and Ground Handling Companies, Safety Standards (Airworthiness, Aviation Security, Flight Operations, Airport Standards, Air Traffic Management), Air Accident Investigation (MH370 and MH17), Flying Training School

  • Maritime:
    Location and Code of Ports in Malaysia, Maritime Safety, Cruise Shipping, Ferry Services, Ship Registry, Oil Spill Response, Aids to Navigation, Seafarers, Vessel Traffic System (VTS), Domestic Shipping Licensing (DSL), Project Development

  • Logistic:
    Action Plan, Task Force

Address:   Head Office:

Ministry Of Transport Malaysia
No. 26, Jalan Tun Hussein
Presint 4
62100 Putrajaya
Phone:   +603 8000 8000
Notes:   Available in English and Malay versions.

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Guide ID: 2145 - Last Updated: May 2, 2019