Ticts welcomes the first call of PIL vessel

11st october 2017

Tanzania international container terminal services (TICTS), the only specialized container terminal operator in tanzania largest sea port, have welcomed the first call of a PIL vessel. The kota Johan has a length of 173 meters. During its call, 1,609 TEUs were discharged or loaded.

“We thank PIL for their trust in us and assure them of our full support,” said Jared Zerbe C.E.O of Ticts. “The Ticts operations team uses modern container handling equipment’s and has a commitment to offer the same high-quality service to PIL as provided to all our customers.”

Ticts has made significant investments in equipment and training time to ensure that it has the tools and staff capability necessary to handle the needs of customers such as PIL.

Zerbe also remarked, “We are confident that PIL will be pleased with our services and that this is the beginning of a long business relationship between us.”

Caption: Ticts C.E.O Jared Zerbe hands a souvenir photo of TICTS to the captain of the MV Kota Johan during the vessel’s maiden call



Tanzania International Container Terminal Services (TICTS) operates the Container Terminal at the port of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. As Tanzania’s leading container handling facility, TICTS is committed to moving ahead and to strengthening its role as the country’s premier maritime gateway to Eastern, Central and Southern Africa.

TICTS is a member of Hutchison Ports, the port and related services division of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (CK Hutchison). Hutchison Ports is the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator with a network of port operations in 49 ports spanning 26 countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australasia. Over the years, Hutchison Ports has expanded into other logistics and transportation-related businesses, including cruise ship terminals, airport operations, distribution centers, rail services and ship repair facilities.

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