Tanga Port consists of a multi-purpose jetty, 12 anchorage berths and a Quay for lighterage and local shipping of 3.8m draft. The max draft permissible alongside the jetty is 11.0m. However the jetty is now no longer use. The twelve anchorage ranges from 5.0m to 12.5m draft. The tanker berth has a max. Draft of 3.5 and uses a submarine pipeline to discharge fuel oil at a Quay berth.