ZPC is a parastatal Organization established under the Act of Parliament in 1997. In accordance with the Act. ZPC is an autonomous organization which is responsible for managing, Operating and developing ports of Zanzibar. ZPC operates under the Ministry of infrastructure and Communication.
The major responsibilities as stipulated in the Act include managing, operating, developing and promoting port industry in Zanzibar. ZPC expected in particular to perform the role of an operator in terms of commercial activities.
Vision of Corporation is Leading in the provision of efficient and Customer responsive service in the East Africa Region
Mission of Corporation is To provide efficient, effective and responsive port services for social-economic development of Zanzibar
a. Effectiveness and efficiency
b. Good governance and professionalism
c. Customer satisfaction (care and hospitality)
d. Intergration and networking
e. Teamwork and collaboration
f. Ports security and Safety
g. Fair and competitive trade
h. Technological innovation
The primary focus is on ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for passengers, from ticket booking and boarding to in-transit services. Passenger operations involve meticulous planning, scheduling, and coordination to guarantee a smooth journey, emphasizing comfort, safety, and punctuality.
The focus of cargo operations is on ensuring the timely and secure movement of goods from the point of origin to the destination. It encompasses activities like loading, unloading, storage, and documentation. Cargo operators play a crucial role in global trade, facilitating the movement of goods across borders and contributing to supply chain efficiency.
This encompasses the loading, unloading, and handling of standardized containers, typically measuring 20 or 40 feet in length. Containerization revolutionized the logistics industry, providing a standardized and scalable solution for global trade. Container operations optimize the packing and unpacking process, ensuring the safe transit of goods, reducing handling costs, and enhancing overall supply chain efficiency.