Puerto Rico Maritime Transport Authority

Puerto Rico Maritime Transport Authority
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Agency overview
FormedJanuary 1, 2000; 22 years ago (2000-01-01)
Preceding agency
Jurisdictionexecutive branch
HeadquartersFajardo, Puerto Rico
Agency executive
Parent departmentDepartment of Transportation and Public Works
Key document
  • Act No. 1 of January 1, 2000 (PDF).
Websitewww.atm.gobierno.pr

The Puerto Rico Maritime Transport AuthoritySpanish: Autoridad de Transporte Marítimo (ATM)— is a government-owned corporation of Puerto Rico charged with providing maritime transportation services for cargo and passengers within Puerto Rico, including the island municipalities of Vieques and Culebra.[1] The agency is ascribed to the Department of Transportation and Public Works and was established by Act No. 1 of January 1, 2000 (PDF)..[2]

ServicesEdit

The agency oversees three major services for maritime transportation within the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. These include:

Name Routes Quays
AcuaExpreso[3] CatañoOld San Juan
Old San JuanHato Rey
AcuaExpreso Cataño Terminal in Cataño
AcuaExpreso San Juan Terminal within Pier 2 of the Port of San Juan in Old San Juan
AcuaExpreso Hato Rey Terminal in Hato Rey nearby the Coliseum of Puerto Rico
Culebra Ferry[4] FajardoCulebra
Vieques Ferry[4] FajardoVieques

Executive DirectorEdit

2009–present: Carlos D. Pérez Medina

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Visión de la Autoridad de Transporte Marítimo" (in Spanish). Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority. Retrieved December 28, 2012.
  2. ^ "Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority Act". Act No. 1 of January 1, 2000 (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved December 28, 2012.
  3. ^ "Transporte Marítimo Metro" (in Spanish). Department of Transportation and Public Works of Puerto Rico. Retrieved December 28, 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Transporte Marítimo Isla" (in Spanish). Department of Transportation and Public Works of Puerto Rico. Retrieved December 28, 2012.