PORT FUNCTIONS & SERVICES
Future plans to sign a contract with a private operator to invest and manage containerized cargo with an additional estimated 10 Million USD to further develop and expand the South region port to handle up to 30,000 TEUS annually, cold storage and warehouses. This will significantly minimize the double handling cost of cargo bound to Pemba, reduce marginal cost of goods, improve export volumes for cash crops such as cloves, sea weed and other vegetations such as bananas, promote the fishing industry inline with the blue economy policy, facilitate growth of logistic business in Pemba and promote economic growth on the Pemba isle.
Investment of floating berge to enable ferry vessel routes from Unguja to Pemba and Tanga. The new fast ferries route will cut down route time between Unguja to Pemba from 8 hours to 2 hours