Shipping to Tanzania


Export bookings are handled either through our website's booking module, or with our Customer Service Teams located in our local agency office.

Documentation/Shipping Instructions - All export documentation must be submitted 48 hours prior to vessel arrival. 

Sailing Schedules can be obtained by requesting through TZ.EXPORT@MAERSK.COM.

For further information, please contact our Export Manager at TZ.EXPORT@MAERSK.COM.



  • Timber is accepted for export upon verification of the export's permit and license as timber is still a controlled commodity.
  • Copper is accepted upon satisfaction by Maersk Line that it is from a known/recognized origin since there are no copper mines in Tanzania.
  • Chilled cargo accepted only subject to survey by recognized inspection company e.g. SGS.
  • Seedcake (Sunflower or cotton seed) is not accepted.
  • Charcoal is not accepted.
  • No reefer acceptance in Zanzibar.

Weight / Measurement - For general information on weight / measurement restrictions please contact .

Special Cargo - Out of Gauge (OOG), Break Bulk (B/B) and IMO cargo are subject to standard Maersk Line approval procedures. Please contact our customer service desk at TZ.EXPORT@MAERSK.COM with specific requirements.

Bill of lading clauses, documentation - We do not accept any CFS shipments as Nyota Tanzania Limited is not allowed to offer a consolidation product on exports.

Special Customs Requirements - No special clauses/restrictions apply.

Email your local office

If you want to speak to a sales person about a new shipment or if you have a question about your existing shipment, you can email us and we will respond within the next two days. If you have a more immediate question, you can search for help online.