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New Tanzania Ports Authority building set to improve service provision at Dar Port

Published on June 23, 2015

COMPANIES and institutions serving at the Dar es Salaam Port have been sensitised to think of relocating to a new state-of-the-art Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) building as a way of improving services.

The Acting Dar es Salaam Port Manager, Mr Hebel Mhanga, told editors who toured the port recently that apart from being the TPA’s headquarter offices, the new 35-floor building which is about to be completed will house various public and private companies and institutions that serve the port.

“This will be a one-stop centre for ports services, we welcome stakeholders to apply for space,” he said.

Already, some institutions such as Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA), Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS), Government Chief Chemist and Weight and Measurements Agency have desks at TPA.

The Manager explained that should other companies move to TPA’s new building, it will help a lot in improving port services and therefore make it competitive.

“This new building is one of measures taken by the government to improve the Port of Dar es Salaam,” he noted. Read more. Source | Daily News