In Maldives the islands are remotely
located from one another. This makes a good transport
link vital in between islands. As the sea separates
the islands, it is not practical to have land
transport systems between islands. There are few
islands those are big enough or linked via bridges.
For these islands a land transport service may
Sea transport service is in demand in almost
every atoll. At present there are hardly any regular
transport links to remote atolls and islands.
The existing regular ferry services are provided
between Male’ and close by islands. However,
the frequency of these services is not very impressive.
Frequent ferry services are only provided between
airport and capital Male’.
Long distance inter atoll regular transportation
is an area where investors can explore the business
More information on regulations and statistics
can be obtained from Ministry
of Transport and Civil Aviation.