Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) is a limited liability company fully owned by the Government of Maldives. The company was incorporated in the Republic of Maldives on 13th August 2008 and the core purpose of the company is to ensure the efficient management and operation of government owned ports and port facilities in the Maldives. MPL serves as the main channel for the import and export of manufactured goods between Maldives and other International Destinations.
The port is responsible for handling containerized cargo, reefer services, general cargo, specialized and dangerous goods, and depot services. In addition to this, they provide pilotage services, dockage services at berths, towage services with provision of tug services and salvage and rescue operations. Their cargo services include stevedoring, cargo handling, wharfing and storage, to shifting, sorting, measuring, stuffing, stripping, lashing and unlashing.