The Marine Transport Association (MTA) was formed in 1970 to represent the owners of restricted limits shipping. Large and small operators make up the membership and are active in passenger transport, charters, aquaculture, bare boat charter, work boat and barging.
As an Incorporated Society, the MTA represents many fleet operators throughout the country along with owners of charter, ferry, rescue, aquaculture and work boats.
Funding for the Association comes principally from subscriptions and membership is categorised into MTA Current Member, Associate or Affilliate Member and Maritime Professionals.
The Association has served its members for more than 30 years and provides a variety of benefits to members, including: