The Policy of the Ethiopian Maritime Affairs Authority (EMAA) aligns to the National Transport Policy and the Growth and Transformation Plan (5 Year Plan) in as much as it concerns the maritime industry.

EMAA is committed to the maritime industry contributing to the Ethiopian economy and in reduction of poverty by providing world class, competent and timely maritime services ensuring:

  1. A safe and secure maritime environment
  2. And conduct of maritime operations in a socially responsible manner.

EMAA leadership is committed to resourcing both human and material requirements, providing a leading maritime administration and world class maritime training, leading to competent mariners. Further to ensuring efficient operations including technological needs and encouraging innovation whilst ensuring continual improvement.

EMAA is committed to meeting Government directives and requirements; improving the effectiveness of its work to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE).