Lake Tanganyika Ports

Lake Tanganyika is a Great Lake in east africa. It is the second oldest freshwater lake in the world, second largest by volume, and the second deepest.It is located at Kigoma Region at 4.870 s 29.620 E.

Port Characteristics

  • Major Port within Lake Tanganyika
  • Located at Kigoma Region at 4.870 s 29.620 E
  • Specification Cargo terminal, Passenger terminal and Oil jetty
  • Connected to road and railway in the country and neighboring countries

Port Facilities

Quay Wall

  • Container quay 100M
  • General cargo 210M
  • terminal Passenger 122.7M
  • Oil jetty quay 110M

Equipment

  • Rail mounted gantry crane
  • Mobile Groove
  • 5 Nos Forklift
  • 2Nos.Portal crane
  • 2 Nos. TT Kalmar tractor

Storage

  • Sheds
  • Main Godown
  • Present Capacity:

Projects Being Implemented

  • Improvement of Kigoma Port phase 1

Other Ports in Lake Tanganyika

KIBIRIZI PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 2.6km from Kigoma port
Facilities
  • Passenger lounge
  • Kibirizi port offices
  • UWAMAKI office
Quay Wall
  • General cargo jetty 10M
Projects Being Implemented
  • Construction of Kibirizi jetty

KABWE PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at RUKWA region 84KM from NAMANYERE
Quay Wall
  • General cargo jetty 24M
Projects Being Implemented
  • Construction of Kabwe jetty

KIPILI PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located in RUKWA region 64KM from NAMANYERE
Facilities
  • Passenger lounge
Quay Wall
  • General cargo jetty 22M
Storage
  • 1 Nos godown
Present Capacity
  • 6,000
Projects Being Implemented
  • Construction of access road at Kipili Port

KASANGA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at RUKWA region 110KM from Rukwa Town
Equipment
  • Nos. Mobile Groove
  • Nos. Forklift
Quay Wall
  • General cargo jetty 14M
Storage
  • 2 Nos. Godown
Present Capacity
  • 12,000
Projects Being Implemented
  • Improvement of Kasanga Port

KAGUNGA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 120 KM from Kigoma Town
Facilities
  • Passenger lounge
  • Immigration and TRA Offices
Quay Wall
  • General cargo jetty 50M
Storage
  • 1 Nos godown
Present Capacity
  • 6,000
Projects Being Implemented
  • Construction of access road from Burundi border to Kagunga Port

LAGOSA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 180 KM From Kigoma
Projects Being Implemented
  • Construction of Lagosa jetty

SIBWESA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 340km From Ikola Port
Facilities
  • Passenger lounge
Quay Wall
  • General cargo jetty 100M
Storage
  • 1 Nos godown

KAREMA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at KATAVI region 120 KM from Mpanda
  • It will be connected with railway which the study is on progress with RAHCO
Facilities
  • Passenger lounge
Storage
  • 1 Nos godown
Projects Being Implemented
  • Improvement of Karema port

IKOLA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at KATAVI region 10 KM FROM Karema port

NINDE PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at RUKWA region 160KM from KIPILI port
  • No access of road

MSAMBA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at RUKWA region 250KM from NINDE port
  • No access of road

WAMPEMBE PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at RUKWA region 280KM from MSAMBA port
  • No access of road

KALA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at RUKWA region 280KM from WAMPEMBE port
  • No access of road

UJIJI PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 9.4km from Kigoma port
Projects Being Implemented
  • Construction of Ujiji jetty

KATONGA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 3.6km from Kigoma port

KORONGWE PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at RUKWA region 60km from KABWE port

KIRANDO PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at RUKWA region 10km from KIPILI port

KATOSHO PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 4km from Kigoma port
Projects Being Implemented
  • Surveying the area and installation of port boundaries

TONGWE PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 330M from Ilagala road

LUBENGERA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 4.32KM from Ilagala road

SIGUNGA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 2.3KM from Ilagala road

HEREMBE PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 2.6KM from Ilagala road

MTANGA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 70KM from Kigoma Port

MWAMGONGO PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 156KM from Kigoma Port

KARAGO PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 2.5KM from Ilagala road

KAPARAMSENGA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 1.5KM from Ilagala road

KALYA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 25KM from Sibwesa Port

RUKOMA PORT

Details
Characteristics
  • Located at Kigoma region 2.6 KM from Ilagala road

Contact

The Port Master,
Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA),
P. O. Box 911,
Kigoma, Tanzania

Tel: +255 (28) 2802275
Mob 1: +255 (0) 689 949 194
Mob 2: +255 (0) 713 220 588
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