TPA currently performs the role of both a Landlord and Operator with the main functions of promoting the use , development and management of ports and their hinterlands and entering into contracts for the purpose of delegating the powers of the Authority (Through licensing and concessioning ports services). Our website contains information, guidelines and procedures on matters relating to the port and its operations.

TPA operates a system of ports serving the Tanzania hinterland and the landlocked countries of Malawi, Zimbabwe,Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda.