The Department of Ports has the area of operation to formulate policies and guidelines for the development and promotion of the sector of maritime ports and port facilities, river and lake, and especially promote the implementation and evaluation of measures, programs and projects supporting the development of infrastructure and superstructure of ports and maritime port facilities, river and lake.
The Ministry of Transport aims to develop, coordinate, evaluate and monitor actions for the strategic development of the civil aviation industry and airport infrastructure and aviation in Brazil.
The International Transport Forum at the OECD is an intergovernmental organisation with 57 member countries. It acts as a think tank for transport policy and organises the Annual Summit of transport ministers. ITF is the only global body that covers all transport modes.
IMO is the United Nations' specialized agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships.