Sub-subject: Port of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania). Access to Burundi, Congo (DR), Rwanda, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia.
- Introduction to the Port of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania)
- The main features of the Port of Dar Es Salaam
- Gateway to Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia.
Sample of the Sub-subject: Port of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania)
Sub-Subject Description: Port of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania).
The Port of Dar Es Salaam is the largest port in Tanzania.
- 95% of Tanzanian foreign trade
- Length: 2,000 metres
- Eleven deep-water berths
- General Cargo Terminal
- Grain Terminal
- Capacity of the port (in millions of tonnes)
- General cargo: 3,1
- Liquid bulk: 6
- Container: 1
- Access to landlocked countries of
- Central Africa: Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda
East Africa: Kenya (West), Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia.
- ZAMCARGO: Cargo consolidation to Zambia. Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA)
- Malawi Cargo centre exports to Malawian market. In Dar Es Salaam and Mbeya
- Tanzania Railways Corporation. Links to Lake Tanganyika region (1.255 kilometres), Zaire (Bukavu), Burundi, Mwanza on Lake Victoria (Uganda), and Kenya.
- 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
- To the European Union (EU), Japan, and the United States: Tea and coffee.
- To South East Asia and Europe: cotton.
- To India and Japan: Cashew nuts
The Tanzania Ports Authority manages ports of Tanga, Mtwara, Dar Es Salaam and the lake ports
The Port of Dar Es Salaam belongs to the East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.
Trans-African Highways related to the Port of Dar Es Salaam
- North-South Corridor
- Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
- Northern Corridor
- Central Corridor
Regional Economic Communities:
- EAC (East African Community)
- SADC (Southern
African Development Community)
- Tripartite COMESA-EAC-SADC
Maritime Transport in Africa - East African ports