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Port of Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam Port
Country Tanzania
Location Kurasini, Dar es Salaam
Operated by Tanzania International Container Terminal Services
Owned by Tanzanian Government
Type of harbor Natural
Available berths 11
Channel depth 12m[1]
Annual cargo tonnage 12.1 million (2012)[2]
Annual container volume 0.5 million[3]
Value of cargo US$ 15 billion[4]

The Port of Dar es Salaam is the principal port serving Tanzania.[5] According to the International Association of Ports and Harbors, it is the fourth largest port on the African continent's Indian Ocean coastline after Durban, Mombasa and Maputo.[2]


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External links

  • Opening the Gates: How the port of Dar es Salaam Can Transform Tanzania

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