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  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    INS Darshak, a hydrographic survey vessel of Eastern Naval Command based at Visakhapatnam, India, has successfully completed the hydrographic survey of Tanga Port, Tanzania. This survey is particularly important to the Tanzanian Government and Tanga in light of the port’s future expansion plans. The joint survey saw participation of both Tanzanian and Indian Naval personnel […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of State, Investment and Empowerment, Dr. Mary Nagu and the Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania H.E. Amb Lv Youqing witnessed the Tanzania Bagamoyo Port and Industrial Zone Project Implementation Agreement signing ceremony in Dar es Salaam. The Bagamoyo project framework agreement was signed on 24th March 2013, witnessed by the Chinese President Xi Jinping […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The capacity of the Port of Dar es Salaam will be increased to 25 million tons over the next seven years following the World Bank Board of Executive Directors’ approval of a $345 million credit and a $12 million grant to the new Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project (DSMGP).  DSMGP is to be implemented […]

  • 1 November 2011

    A Delegation of European Union Heads of Missions in Tanzania last week visited the Dar es Salaam Port at the invitation of Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) Director General, Mr. Ephraim Mgawe. The diplomats, who were led by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania Ambassador Tim Clarke, were also accompanied by […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    China is investing $10 billion to build a new port at Bagamoyo, a town northwest of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s capital city and improve infrastructure related to the port improvement and boost regional trade. The new port will be able to handle 20 million cargo containers a year. The current port facilities at Dar es […]

  • 1 July 2010

    Construction of a second container terminal for the port of Dar es Salaam is set to begin early in 2011, according to news reports in Tanzania. Dar es Salaam’s Daily News quoted Tanzania Ports Authority Director-General Ephraim Mgawe as saying that cargo volumes have increased at a rate of 15 percent per annum for several […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has recently managed heavy lift vessel project for Shanghai-based heavy-duty equipment manufacturer ZPMC in Tanzania. Last month, ISS Tanzania acted as port and discharging agents for the carrier Zen Hua 21 which was carrying two SSG (Ship to Shore Gantry) and seven RTG (Rubber-Tyred Gantry) cranes for the Tanzania International Container […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 21, CCCC Vice President Sun Ziyu attended the signing ceremony of the EPC contract for Zanzibar New Port project. With a contract amount of over USD 200 million and a construction period of 36 months, the project involves construction of a multi-purpose terminal berth and related auxiliary facilities. The project will boost the […]

  • 13 July 2010

    The Tanzania International Container Terminal Services (TICTS) has received new equipment expected to greatly enhance the company’s cargo… [mappress] Source: thecitizen, July 13, 2010;

  • 14 November 2011

    The Tanzania Ports Authority has embarked on an expansion exercise to increase capacity by dredging and construction of two new berths…   By Leonard Magomba and John Mbalamwezi (theeastafrican) [mappress] Source: theeastafrican, November 14, 2011;

  • 7 December 2011

    Tanzania Ports Authority is embarking on a huge expansion exercise at Tanga Port in order to meet forecasted traffic growth that will …   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 7, 2011;

  • 24 August 2010

    The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) has said it is confident the Dar es Salaam port will remain Zambia’s preferred routes for its bulky … (thecitizen) [mappress] Source: thecitizen, August 25, 2010;

  • 26 March 2012

    APM Terminals’ annual Africa-Middle East Region’s Leadership meeting was held in the Kenyan Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa to emphasize a new direction for expansion of the APM Terminals Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network: East Africa. “There are great business and growth opportunities in East Africa and this is not new territory […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) have signed a $154 million contract for the Dar es Salaam port expansion program. Under this capital development scheme, which will be implemented in the next three years, berths No 1-7 will be strengthened and deepened to 15.5 meters. The upgrading of the berths will […]

  • 7 September 2012

    China Communications and Construction Company (CCCC) has announced plans for the construction of two container terminals in the port of Dar es Salaam in the near future. The company’s Vice-President, Eng. Ren Hongpeng, says he is awaiting conclusion of funding arrangements involving the governments of Tanzania and China. Construction work at the port will possibly […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Research & Development

    Researcher Francesco Bregoli at IHE Delft has been on a three week mission to the Mara wetland, Tanzania, to gather data on the evolution of the wetland under different scenarios of climate, water use and land use changes along the whole Mara river basin. The data will be used to model the evolution of the […]

  • 20 October 2010

    The Tanzanian government will go ahead with plans to build a new port at Mbegani in the Bagamoyo district north of Dar es Salaam and lying… (ports) [mappress] Source: ports, October 20, 2010;

  • 11 January 2011

    Transport Minister Omar Nundu has cited unnecessary bureaucracy by Port Improvement Committee officials as the stumbling block to the … (ippmedia) [mappress] Source: ippmedia, January 11, 2011;

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Port Authority (TPA) has officially kicked off the Tanga Port dredging program on the entrance channel and the berth areas, the Daily News reports. Conducted through its Tanga office, TPA plans to complete this $74 million dredging scheme in 12 months. Implementation of this capital development project, conducted by the China Harbor Engineering Company […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine LTD. has introduced Arie van den Adel as their new Chief Operating Officer. A 30-year veteran of the dredging industry, van den Adel has served as a Dredging Operations Consultant since 2018, managing a great variety of dredging projects around the globe. With a bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering and a family rooted […]

  • 24 January 2012

    According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Counselor to the Prime Minister of Kenya’s infrastructure development Sylvester Kasuke ihas informed about that during a meeting with Ukrainian Ambassador to Kenya and Tanzania Vladimir Butyagov. S. Kasuke has also reported that currently design works and cost estimating work on reconstruction of the port of Lamu are […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Government has unveiled plans to revive the Itungu Port in Kyela District, Mbeya Region. The main reason for this is the Government’s intention to boost economic and social activities in the area. “We are committed to ensuring that we provide funding for this project,” said Mr Charles Tizeba, the deputy minister for Transport. [mappress] […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC), one of the global market leaders for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, is about to bring to an end a very successful year.  Thanks to the company’s in-house expertise for engineering and manufacturing integrated standard and custom-built vessels, IHC managed to secure a healthy orderbook and deliver a number of dredging vessels to clients […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd East Africa Port Expansion Conference is set to take place from 21-23 March 2018 in Mombasa, Kenya, reports the event organizer IQPC. East African ports are undergoing massive expansion in order to meet growing global trade demands. New projects include port infrastructure development, dredging operations, rail link construction and upgrade of terminal operating […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tijmen Malschaert, Royal IHC’s product director for standard hopper dredgers, took part in the Africa Ports Expansion Summit today by giving a presentation about how to lower the entry barriers for local dredging operations. At the event, Malschaert said that IHC’s Easydredge – combined with dredge training and services – can be a smart and […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya, a jetty has been built to accommodate vessels such as fuel barges. The complete project included a 95 m long jetty, an approach road and 237 m long bridge and the embankment. A Damen’s DOP200 submersible dredge pump was used before and after the project to prepare […]