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TASAC Tanzania Jobs Vacancies, Website, Login, Forms, Contacts & Address

The Tanzania Shipping Agencies Corporation (TASAC) is established under Section 4 of the Tanzania Shipping Agencies Act No. 14 of 2017 as maritime administration to regulate ports, shipping services, maritime environment, safety and security. The Corporation is also mandated to conduct shipping business in the areas of clearing and forwarding, ship tallying, document control and shipping agency.

Section 7(1)(a) of the Tanzania Shipping Agencies Act of 2017 gives exclusive mandate to TASAC to carry out clearing and forwarding functions relating to import and export of minerals, mineral concentrates, machineries, equipment, products and/or extracts related to minerals and petroleum, arms and ammunitions, live animals and Government trophies.

1. Role of TASAC
Sections 6, 10, 11, 12 and 13 of the Act stipulate that TASAC is to act as:

(a) a shipping agent;

(b) a regulator of maritime environment, safety and security;

(c) a regulator of maritime transport services; and

(d) a licensor of private shipping agencies.

2. Functions of TASAC in Relation to Shipping Agencies

(a) arranging for the arrival or departure of ships and the provision of port services;

(b) carrying out cargo and ship documentation services;

(c) arranging the provision of services pertaining to crew matters;

(d) arranging the provision of ship stores, supplies and ship repairing;

(e) arranging transhipment services and shipment of overlanded or short-shipped cargo;

(f) arranging container stuffing and de-stuffing services, and warehousing and cargo storage services;

(g) canvassing for cargo and market shipping services on behalf of ship owners, operators or charterers;

(h) attending claims on behalf of ocean carriers for whom a shipping agent acts (Principals);

(i) monitoring tracks and coordinating all activities concerning the movement of full and empty containers;

(j) collecting ocean freight and other moneys from shippers, consignees or other parties on behalf of the Principal;

(k) providing ship tallying services and keeping records of all loaded, discharged, stuffed and de-stuffed cargo items;

(l) providing or arranging for clearing and forwarding of cargo;

(m) supervising the conduct of shipping agents; and

(n) any other functions as the Minister responsible for marine transport (the Minister) may direct.

3. Regulation of Maritime Environment, Safety and Security
With regards to the regulation of the maritime environment and maritime safety and security, TASAC shall:

(a) administer the Merchant Shipping Act 2003;

(b) exercise port state control of all foreign ships and flag state control of ships registered in Mainland Tanzania;

(c) regulate and approve marine services, safety equipment and marine services providers;

(d) regulate ferries;

(e) coordinate maritime search and rescue operations;

(f) regulate and coordinate the protection and preservation of the marine environment;

(g) circulate information and create awareness on matters related to the marine environment, safety, and security; and

(h) perform any other functions as may specified by any written law or as the Minister may direct.

4.Regulation of Maritime Transport Services
With regards to the regulation of maritime transport services, TASAC shall:

(a) establish standards and terms and conditions for the supply of regulated goods and services;

(b) regulate rates and charges including freight rates, currency and bunker adjustment factors and other charges or surcharges in relation to maritime transport services;

(c) issue, renew and cancel licences;

(d) monitor the performance and conduct of regulated service providers and shipping lines;

(e) facilitate the resolution of complaints and disputes;

(f) require all ships loading or discharging cargo in Mainland Tanzania ports to submit to TASAC;

(g) register shippers, shipping agents and clearing and forwarding agents; and

(h) perform any other functions as the Minister may direct.

TASAC Tanzania Job Vacancies / Careers

On behalf of Tanzania Shipping Agencies Corporation (TASAC); Public Service Recruitment Secretariat is the One who is given to announce all Job Vacancies from TASAC and they are used to post the Vacancies on their Website.

But those Job Opportunities are also posted on TASAC website and follow the yellow link below to view all available jobs.


TASAC Tanzania Contacts Details For Enquiry

    Shirika la Uwakala wa Meli Tanzania
    P.O. Box 989, Dar es Salaam,Tanzania
    Simu ya Msaada: ++255 22 2127314
    Nukushi: +255 22 2127313
    Barua pepe: info@tasac.go.tz


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