Adani Ports Signs 30-Year Concession To Operate Container Terminal 2 At Dar Es Salaam Port

Adani International Ports Holdings Pte Ltd. (AIPH), a wholly owned subsidiary of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd. (APSEZ), has signed a 30-year concession agreement with the Tanzania Ports Authority to operate and manage Container Terminal 2 at the Dar es Salaam Port, Tanzania. Dar es Salaam Port is a gateway port with a well-connected network of roadways and railways…. read more on maritimafrica.com

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Africa Road Builders: Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan wins the 2022 Babacar Ndiaye Trophy for transport success

The prize is awarded to leading figures in Africa who have demonstrated their commitment to the development of transport infrastructure on the continent Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan has been named the 2022 winner of the Africa Road Builders–Babacar Ndiaye Trophy. The prize is awarded to leading figures in Africa who have demonstrated their commitment to the development of transport infrastructure on the continent. The selection committee for the award commended Hassan for her “personal leadership, huge investments and commitment” to extending roads and the railway network in Tanzania. “We…

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DP WORLD LAUNCHES E-COMMERCE PLATFORM DUBUY.COM IN TANZANIA

A part of the leading global logistics provider DP World, DUBUY.com opens a new digital trade corridor for Tanzania and the East Africa region The wholesale platform brings efficient, reliable B2B eCommerce to Tanzania, enabling market access for businesses of all sizes Uniquely, the new digital trading corridors created by DUBUY.com will be supported by the physical corridors DP World has built across the African continent, including ports, terminals, and logistics operations DP World today announces the launch of its wholesale e-commerce platform DUBUY.com in Tanzania. The online marketplace will…

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BOLLORÉ LOGISTICS TANZANIA SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES LOGISTICS FOR THE SONGO SONGO PROJECT

From June to November 2021, Bolloré Logistics Tanzania carried out the logistics for the Songo Songo project by transporting 5,000 freight tons of pieces and equipment. Relying on its expertise in industrial projects and energy logistics, the company was able to accomplish a historic feat being the first to send a large land craft on the Songo Songo island. A total of seven barge vessels were required to deliver the equipment to the island at different intervals. Several specialized pieces of equipment were used including a 130-ton and a 60-ton…

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TANZANIA PRESIDENT REAFFIRMS HER COMMITMENT TO MODERNIZING CUSTOMS

On 17 February 2022, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), met with H.E. Ms. Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of Tanzania, on the occasion of her visit to Brussels. During their bilateral discussions, the President expressed her appreciation for the WCO’s support with the process of modernizing the Tanzania Customs Administration and sought further advice on the way forward. Secretary General Mikuriya responded by stressing the importance of having Customs administrations implement international standards. WCO instruments such as the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC) and Harmonized System…

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TANZANIA KENYA TOTAL TRADE HIT USD 905.5 MILLION

Kenya Tanzania bilateral trade hit USD 905.5 million in 2021 for the period January –November 2021 according to the Central Bank of Kenya. This was highlighted during the EABC Trade Facilitation Forum at Namanga One-Stop Border Post. Speaking at the Forum, Mr. John Bosco Kalisa said “Kenya imports from Tanzania stood at USD 501. million and exports USD 403.9.”  He applauded President Samia Suluhu Hassan and President Uhuru Kenyatta for resolving Non-Tariff Barriers resulting in better trade ties. The Station Manager of Namanga OSBP Kenya expounded that the border clears…

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Tanzania to expand markets and economic growth, as it launches works on major Dodoma road

The head of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, on Wednesday joined Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan to formally launch the construction of the landmark Dodoma City Outer Ring Road project. Hundreds of local residents gathered to witness the occasion in the country’s capital, Dodoma. They waved the Tanzanian flag and jubilated as the two leaders laid the foundation stone. The 112.3-kilometer road project, largely funded by the African Development Bank, forms part of the Trans-African Highway Corridor that links Cape Town to Cairo via Dodoma,…

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TANZANIA RAILWAYS CORPORATION (TRC) AND CRRC INTERNATIONAL FROM CHINA SIGNED A CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF WAGONS WORTH US$ 127.2 MILLION

Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) signed an agreement with CRRC International from China on 8 February 2022 at its headquarters conference room for the purchase of 1,430 freight wagons, worth US$127.2 million, to be used on the modern railways. The ceremony was attended by representatives of the Government and the Organisation, the Minister of Public Works and Transport (official guest of honour of the event), Hon. Prof. Makame Mbarawa, the Chairman of the TRC Board of Directors, the Director General of TRC, Mr. Masanja Kadogosa, representatives of CRRC International, TRC management…

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