The Port Authority plans and co-ordinates port facilities and services through the Port Committee. The Port Committee is in charge of approving the Three-year operational plan that sets the strategies for the development of port activities and the adoption of the Port Facility Planning Document that states how port areas are to be used.
The Port Committee's main tasks are stated in the reference legal framework and are:
- approval of the three-year operational plan, and its yearly reviews, that sets the strategies for developing port activities and the actions for achieving them;
- adoption of the Port Facility Planning Document;
- approval of the yearly report on the port's promotional, organisational and operational activities, on the management of services of general interest, the maintenance of the port's common areas and the administration of state land and property located in the site of the Port Authority;
- approval of the budget, variations to the budget occurring during the financial year and the final balance;
- resolve on concessions for the ordinary and extraordinary maintenance of the port's common areas; resolve on the assignment and monitoring of activities for the supply of paid services of general interest other than and not associated to loading, unloading, transshipment, etc; resolve on concessions and permits lasting over four years and set the yearly fees;
- express its opinion on the President of the Port Authority's decisions on concessions and permits lasting less than four years and the related yearly fees.