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Port of Dar es-Salaam (Tanzania)

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Syllabus of the Subject

Largest port in Tanzania (Dar es-Salaam) 95% of the Tanzanian foreign trade

  1. Introduction to the Port of Dar es-Salaam (Tanzania)
  2. Main features of the Port of Dar es-Salaam
  3. Gateway to Burundi, the DR Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia

Port of Dar es-Salaam (Tanzania)
Port of Dar es-Salaam (Tanzania). Access to Burundi, Congo (DR), Rwanda, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia, Maritime Transportation

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

Maritime Transport in Africa (East African Ports).

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa

The Port of Dar es-Salaam is the largest port in Tanzania.

  1. 95% of the Tanzanian foreign trade
  2. Length of the Port of Dar es-Salaam: 2,000 meters
  3. The Port of Dar es-Salaam has Eleven deep-water berths
  4. General Cargo Terminal
  5. Grain Terminal
  6. Capacity of the Port of Dar es-Salaam (in million tones)
    1. General cargo: 3,1
    2. Liquid bulk: 6
    3. Container: 1
  7. Access to landlocked countries of
    1. Central Africa: Burundi, the DR Congo, and Rwanda
    2. East Africa: Kenya (West), Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia
  8. ZAMCARGO: Cargo consolidation to Zambia
  9. Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA)

Rail Transport

  1. The Malawi Cargo centre exports to the Malawian market. In Dar es-Salaam and Mbeya
  2. Tanzania Railways Corporation (Rail Transport in Africa). Links to the Lake Tanganyika region (1.255 kilometers), DR Congo (Bukavu), Burundi, Mwanza on Lake Victoria (Uganda), and Kenya
  3. Access to Dodoma and Arusha
  4. Distance from Dar es-Salaam to the Port of Mombasa: 171 (nautical miles)

Top destinations and export products of the Port of Dar es-Salaam

  1. To the EU, Japan, and the U.S.: Tea and coffee
  2. To South East Asia and Europe: cotton
  3. To India and Japan: Cashew nuts

The Tanzania Ports Authority manages the ports of Tanga, Mtwara, Dar es-Salaam and Tanzanian lake ports.

The Port of Dar es-Salaam belongs to the East African Economic Area.

Trans-African Roads related to the Port of Dar es-Salaam

  1. North-South Corridor
  2. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  3. Northern Corridor
  4. Asia-Africa Corridor
  5. Central Corridor

African Regional Economic Communities:

  1. EAC (East African Community)
  2. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  3. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement

More information about Tanzania (EENI African Business Portal).

  1. Transport in Tanzania

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans)

  1. Reginald Mengi
  2. Mohammed Dewji
  3. Said Salim Bakhresa

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