We're passionate about one thing... Progress

Zanzibar Ports Corporation (ZPC) is a parastatal organization established under the Act No. 1, 1997, passed by the House of Representatives. ZPC is an autonomous organization which is responsible for managing, operating and developing ports of Zanzibar. ZPC operates under the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communication and Transportation.

Vision and Mission


Our Vision is To lead in the provision of quality services that meet the needs of its stakeholders in the East Africa Region.


Our Mission is To provide port services efficiently with aim of promoting the country’s economy.

Functions and Services


Maintenance of navigation aids

Radio Communication

Cargo Handling

Container Handling

Vessel repair and maintenance

Mooring and un-mooring of vessels of ships

Mooring and un-mooring of vessels of ships

Safe anchorage at Zanzibar Port

Our Stakeholders

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ZPC is expected in particular to perform the role of an operator in terms of Commercial Activities of Port sector on the Island of Zanzibar (Unguja & Pemba).