The Belize Port Authority (BPA) continues to meet its mandate by regulating & implementing new ways to better serve the maritime interest.
Welcome to The Belize Port Authority
The Belize Port Authority (BPA) is a statutory body established in 1980 and currently falls under the portfolio of the Ministry Public Utilities, Energy & Logistics. The Authority is administered by a Board of Directors. The Ports Commissioner is responsible for the daily administration and operations of the Authority.
To develop a cadre of competent officers to carry out the legal mandate of the organisation
To be proactive in identifying and incorporating appropriate technology
To respond in a timely and appropriate fashion to changes in the national, regional and international maritime industry to aid economic development and enforcement.
The Belize Port Authority is the designated Authority responsible to determine which facility shall be a “Port Facility” for the purposes of compliance with the Port Security Regulations and the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code. Each of these facilities have a designated Port Facility Security Officer and they are all operating under an approved Port Facility Security Plan.