Co-operation agreement signed for construction of passenger port in Mpigaduri

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The Presidential Delivery Bureau (PDB) has announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with Netherlands-based ZF DEVCO for the construction of a US$400 million passenger port in Mpigaduri, north of Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania.

The upcoming port will encompass a terminal for both passenger and car ferries, a bus terminal, a water taxi station with a seaplane landing area, a logistics and cargo center, a luxury five-star hotel, an international exhibition center, a marina, and various retail outlets. The project will unfold in two distinct phases:

  • The initial phase will concentrate on developing a 22,000-sq-m passenger ferry terminal, a 4,000-sq-m car ferry terminal, and community services.
  • Subsequently, the second phase will involve the construction of a 22,500 sq m logistics center, an exhibition center, offices, a hotel, and an electric water taxi area.


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