The Ministry of Transport is responsible for the development and implementation of Government policy on transport and road safety.
To this effect, it is responsible for:
- studying and participating in the development and implementation of legal or statutory measures pertaining to transport;
- studying and participating in the development and implementation of legal or statutory measures relating to road safety in collaboration with the other administrations concerned;
- ensuring the coordinated development of all modes of transport, ensuring or controlling the organization and functioning of air, road, railway, maritime and river transport;
- ensuring or controlling the organization and functioning of road transport and road safety, in collaboration with the administrations concerned;
- monitoring the implementation of the transport sector plan;
- civil aviation, river and maritime navigation, road and railway transport and meteorology;
- supporting the vocational training of staff of the Ministry of Transport;
- monitoring the activities of CAMRAIL company.
It oversees the affairs of the Agency for Air Navigation Safety (ASECNA) and all matters relating to aviation safety.
It ensures the link between the Government and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), in partnership with the Ministry of External Relations.
It exercises powers of supervision over Autonomous Ports and all public or para-public bodies within its sector of competence, notably:
– the National Port Authority (NPA);
– the company Aéroports du Cameroun (ADC);
– the Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA);
– the Cameroon Airlines Corporation (CAMAIR Co);
– Cameroon National Shippers’ Council (CNSC).