The Hand-Over for full Utilisation by TPA of the modernised Berth No 1, after widening, strengthening and deepening, took place on 07/12/2018. 

After finalisation of the first section of the physical infrastructure improvement works carried out by the Contractor China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd.  (CHEC) at Dar es Salaam Port, a fully functional modernised, widened, strengthened and deepened Berth No 1 at Dar es Salaam Port was handed over to TPA for Utilisation on 07/12/2019. This constitutes the first ca. 180 m of upgrading of altogether 1,300 m of Berths-length up to Berth 7. The modernised berths will be able to receive Post Panamax Plus Container vessels of up to 14.5 m draft and more than 300 m LOA (overall length) with a carrying capacity of up to 8000 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Container Units).