Maritime sector administration proclamation no.549/2007.
WHEREAS, it is imperative to improve and expand the maritime sector in an organized
manner to provide an enhanced and smooth service, considering the crucial
importance of existence of efficient maritime sector for a country’s development and
WHEREAS, it is essential to use modern means and techniques to administer dry ports,marine transport multimodal transport services and regulate vessels and marine
transport and other maritime services, and to make use of inland water ways for
WHEREAS, it is necessary to establish a Government body reporting directly to
Ministry of Transport and Communication, which assumes maritime-related duties
currently carried out by various Government bodies to date; becomes responsible for
analyses and work out of maritime related issues; and is responsible for follow up and
execution of obligations and rights of our country under international maritime
NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55
(1) of Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby
proclaimed as follows; ( you can see all from the pdf.) and you can get the Maritime codes by cliking here.