Puerto Rico Ports Authority
|Formed||March 19, 1955|
|Headquarters||San Juan, Puerto Rico|
|Parent department||Department of Transportation and Public Works|
|Part of a series on the|
|Executive branch of the|
government of Puerto Rico
The Puerto Rico Ports Authority (PRPA) —Spanish: Autoridad de los Puertos (AP)— is a government-owned corporation of Puerto Rico charged with developing, operating, and overseeing all seaports and airports in Puerto Rico. The Authority is ascribed to the Department of Transportation and Public Works and is governed by a Board of Directors whose members are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Its day-to-day operations are under the charge of an Executive Director, currently Álvaro Pilar. Beginning in January 2, the current Secretary General for the Popular Democratic Party, Víctor Suárez, is expected to assume the position.
|Port of Arecibo||Arecibo||north|
|Port of Ceiba||Ceiba||east|
|Port of Fajardo||Fajardo||east|
|Port of Guayanilla||Guayanilla||south|
|Port of Mayagüez||Mayagüez||west|
|Port of San Juan||San Juan||north|
|Port of Yabucoa||Yabucoa||southeast|
|Rafael Cordero Santiago Port of the Americas||Ponce||south|
- 2009–present: Álvaro Pilar
- www.prpa.pr.gov – official site (Spanish)
- www.PRPA.gobierno.pr, official government website for Puerto Rico Ports Authority (Spanish)
- "Contáctenos". pr.gov. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
- "Ley Núm. 17 de 19 abril 1955". gobierno.pr. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
- "García Padilla nombra a Víctor Suárez como nuevo director de Puertos". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). December 20, 2012. Retrieved December 20, 2012.