About Tanzania Ports Authority
The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) was established by the Ports Act No. 17 of 2004 as landlord port authority. It operates a system of ports serving the Tanzania hinterland and the landlocked countries of Malawi, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda.
TPA currently performs the role of both a Landlord and Operator with the main functions of promoting the use, development and management of ports and their hinterlands, entering into contracts for the purpose of delegating the powers of the Authority (through licensing and concessioning ports services).
TPA administers a diverse system of Tanzania’s Mainland sea and inland water ways (Lake Ports). The major sea ports are Dar es Salaam, Tanga and Mtwara while smaller sea ports are Kilwa, Lindi, Mafia, Pangani and Bagamoyo. The lake ports under TPA mandate are: on Lake Victoria include Mwanza North and South Ports, Nansio, Kemondo Bay, Bukoba and Musoma: on Lake Tanganyika, are Kigoma and Kasanga: and on Lake Nyasa are Itungi Port, Kiwira, Manda Liuli and Mbamba Bay.
- To establish and coordinate system of Harbours.
- To provide facilities relating to Harbours and provide harbour services.
- With the approval of the Minister, to construct and operate new Harbours.
- To construct, operate and maintain beacons and other navigational aids.
- To carry on the business of stevedore, wharf age or lighter man.
- To act as a warehouseman to store goods, whether or not the goods have been or are to be, handled as cargo or carried by the Authority.
- To consign goods on behalf of the other persons to any place either within or outside the United Republic.
- With the approval of the Minister, to act as carriers of goods or passengers by land or sea.
- To provide amenities or facilities that the Authority considers necessary or desirable for persons making use of the facilities or services.
To Develop and manage ports that provide world class Maritime Services and promote excelling total logistics services in Eastern Central and Southern Africa.
To lead the regional maritime trade and logistics services to excellence.
A Stable Systematic Caring Organization.
TPA currently performs the role of both a Landlord and Operator with the main functions of promoting the use , development and management of ports and their hinterlands and entering into contracts for the purpose of delegating the powers of the Authority (Through licensing and concessioning ports services). Our website contains information, guidelines and procedures on matters relating to the port and its operations.
TPA operates a system of ports serving the Tanzania hinterland and the landlocked countries of Malawi, Zimbabwe,Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda.
Tanzania Ports Authority, like any other commercial entity operates within the environment of the social economic web. It serves the society in their economic activities and gets its revenues from the same. As such TPA has the obligation of sharing or returning through a strategic accountable arrangement a token of this revenue to the society.
TPA’s Corporate Social Responsibility encompasses projects that are not for profit making. These projects must have a strong developmental approach and utilize company resources to benefit and uplift communities which are not primarily driven as marketing initiatives.
In order to support Government development initiatives, TPA shall focus its assistance to four main areas of health, education, social welfare and disasters. TPA takes cognizance of the need to be guided by a code of conduct which puts emphasis on Good Governance, Integrity/Trust, Reliability, Customer Care and Team Work. In this regard, TPA strives to become “A Stable Systematic Caring Organization” as stipulated in its value statement.
Every CSR undertaking therefore, must have a purpose. It must be planned for its implementation, and it must be measurable. The CSR undertaking must be designed to allow TPA to create sustainable, mutually beneficial relationships with national and local communities.
The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) therefore, shall only get involved with projects that enhance the capabilities of the target communities and contribute to their social and economic development.
TPA will undertake to make an impact on its communities and its employees alike that reflects the mutual relationship with those groups. This relationship is to assure the community a return of the sacrifice they make to ensure beneficial business operations in TPA.
Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) Corporate Social Responsibility Programs encompasses projects that are not for profit making. These projects should have a strong developmental approach and utilize company resources to benefit and uplift communities which are not primarily driven as marketing initiatives.
Tanzania Ports Authority Location and Contact Information
- P.O.Box 9184 Dar es salaam
- Phone: +255 211 7816
- Fax: +255 22 2130390
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vacancies and Internships at Tanzania Ports Authority Tanzania Ports Authority
Government institution job vacancies are normally advertised through the government Official jobs portal (Public Service Recruitment Secretariat-PSRS) which can be accessed through this link- https://ajira.go.tz/.
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Tanzania Ports Authority useful links
- Tanzania Ports Authority website: https://www.ports.go.tz/
- Tanzania Ports Authority job vacancies – careers page
- Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS): https://ajira.go.tz/
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