Tanga Port Set On Reviving Lost Glory

By SAULI GILIARD

TANGA Port is regaining its lost glory after the docking there, of MV Dubai Energy with about 27,500 metric tonnes of petroleum coke (pet coke) on board.

Pet coke is a by-product of the oil refining process, which produces virtually no ash when burned, and is most commonly used in electric power plants and cement kilns.

Tanzania Port Authority (TPA) data show that during the 2016/17 financial year, 145,535 metric tonnes of the same product was cleared at Tanga Port which has big turning areas and natural shelter.

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