MPL participate in Customs cleaning initiative

Maldives Ports Limited took part in the cleaning program organized by Maldives Customs during the past weekend.

During the cleaning program named “Thimaavettai Rattehi Customs” MPL joined Customs and Maldives National Defence Force to clean the berthing area of Male’ Commercial Harbor on Friday.

On Saturday, staff of MPL and Customs cleaned the area’s surrounding Male Commercial Harbor, MPL head office and Customs building. Chairman of MPL Mohamed Zaki attended the cleaning program on Saturday.

VP inaugurates STL’s ferry system between Fuvahmulah – Faresmaathodaa

Vice President Faisal Naseem inaugurated the ferry system between Fuvahmulah City and GDh.Faresmaathodaa on Friday.

The ferry system was inaugurated in a special ceremony held in Faresmaathodaa on Friday morning.

Speaking at the ceremony CEO Shahid Ali said that the ferry service will officially start on 14th February and that the service will be available twice a week.

Southern Transports Link (STL) will operate the ferry system between Fuvahmulah and Faresmaathodaa. STL already operates ferry service between Addu City – Fuvahmulah. STL aslo provides bus service in Addu City.


Football match played to commemorate world cancer day

Football match was played between Senior Management and Port Club on Monday night to commemorate world cancer day.

Port club won the match. CEO Shahid Ali played for senior management team along with several other executives.

MPL also displayed special messages on bus screens of Greater Male’ Transport Link in collaboration with Cancer Society of Maldives.

Harbourmasters Office wins handball tournament

Harbourmasters Office was crowned champions of MPL Inter-Department Handball tournament on Monday Night.

In a well contested final match, Harbourmasters offfice beat Male’ South West Harbour to win the title.

CEO of MPL, Shahid Ali was the chief guest of the final match. CEO Shahid gave away the trophy and other prizes to the champion team.

MPL launch campaign to reduce single-use plastic

Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) has joined the national campaign to reduce single-use plastic.

MPL’s campaign to reduce single-use plastic was initiated in a ceremony held yesterday. President’s Office Minister Mr.Ali Shiyam was the chief guest of the ceremony.

MPL will provide reusable bottles to each staff working in the greater Male’ region under this campaign. MPL has already installed water dispenser in every department of the Male’ Commercial Harbor.

During the ceremony reusable bottles were presented to every department by Minister Shiyam.

MPL participates in nationwide clean-up

Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) joined the nationwide clean-up initiative on Saturday.

The national program to remove litter across the country was launched by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Saturday.

CEO of MPL Shahid Ali and senior management joined several staff of MPL on Saturday to clean the area of Male’ Commercial Harbor and Male’ North Harbor, as well as nearby areas. 



Shahid Ali appointed as CEO

Shahid Ali has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Office of Maldives Ports Limited.

Shahid previously held the position of Managing Director at State Trading Organization.


MPL Launches Port Hiya housing scheme

Maldives Ports Limited has launched the Port Hiya housing scheme, part of the governments “Hiya” project, at a ceremony held on Monday Night.

Minister of Economic Development Mohamed Saeed was the chief guest of the ceremony held at Male’ North Harbor.

Speaking at the ceremony, Minister Saeed said that the Hiya housing project is a very important initiative by H.E.P Abdulla Yameen’s regime to tackle the growing crisis of housing in the greater Male’ region.

CEO of MPL Ibrahim Abdul Razzaq Haleem said that during the planning and organizational stages of Port Hiya project, the highest priority was always given to the affordability for MPL’s employees.

Hiya Project was launched in November 2017 by H.E.P Abdulla Yaameen, aimed at providing social housing for a population of more than 80,000 people.

Annual general meeting of 2017 held

The annual general meeting of MPL, for the financial year of 2017 was held on Sunday.

The annual general meeting was held in Hotel Jen, with senior management also in attendance.

In his speech for the annual general meeting, CEO Ibrahim Abdul Razzaq Haleem highlighted the achievements of  2017 and projects of 2018.

“It has been a privilege and honor o have been appointed as the CEO to lead Maldives Ports Limited into the future. I am fully dedicated to guiding our company forward as we count our 31 years of exclusively providing port services in Maldives,” Haleem said.

Chairman Dr.Ali Rifau praised the efforts of CEO Haleem, management and staff during the past year.

“We remain constant with the assurance of investing in our employees to enhance their skills to ensure that our customers always receive best service,” Rifau said.

The annual general meeting was followed by a “Corporate Tharaavees” hosted by MPL for stakeholders and major customers.




Maamigilli Port inaugurated

Inauguration ceremony of Maamigilli International Port was held in Adh.Maamigilli on Wednesday.

Ministry of Economic Development, Mohamed Saeed was the chief guest of the ceremony held at Maamigilli International Port. Several high level officials of government and well renowned businessmen joined the inauguration ceremony as well.

Maamigilli International Port will be the 3rd regional port of MPL. The operations of Maamigilli Port with start with handling of break bulk cargo.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, CEO of MPL Ibrahim Abdul Razzaq Haleem stated that several development plans are in place for Maamigilli Port. Developments plans include bonded warehouse, cold storage, ice plant, shipyard, yacht marina and guesthouse.

“Several developments plans are place for Maamigilli Port and these plans will be implemented in the near future,” Haleem said.