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Export - Procedures

  • 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 directly from our website.
    - For further information, please contact our Customer service desk at (

Export – Restrictions

  • Scrap are currently not accepted for export.
  • 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.
  • No reefer acceptance in Zanzibar.
  • Weight / Measurement - For general information on weight / measurement restrictions please contact your local Agency office.
  • Special Cargo - Out of Gauge (OOG), Break Bulk (B/B) and IMO cargo are subject to standard Safmarine approval procedures.
  • 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. - For further information, please contact our Customer service desk at (
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Diamond Plaza
4th Floor
Plot No. 162/38
Corner of Mirambo Street and Samora Avenue
P.O Box 77264
Dar es Salaam
+255 22 2194500 255 22 2865853
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