Leading Marine Transport Company in Tanzania

Experience swift and comfortable boat rides with Azam Marine & Kilimanjaro Fast Ferries.

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Azam Marine is the water transport division of Bakhresa Group, a popular historical FMCG company based in Tanzania and working across Africa. Azam Marine offers daily commutes to and from Dar-es-salaam, Zanzibar, Pemba, and Tanga.

The company’s fleet of vessels is revolutionary to Tanzania’s water transport. From the online ticketing system, and the modern interiors, to the latest communication and navigation equipment on board: Azam Marine guarantees class, safety, and excellent services.

Founded by Mr. Said Salim Bakhresa, one of Tanzanian’s most dynamic contemporary businessmen, Azam Marine’s goal is to offer international standard marine transport to Tanzanian travelers, international tourists, and businessmen.

While he thinks internationally Mr. Bakhresa retains a deep loyalty to his home of Zanzibar. 

“It is not just the year-round reliable weather, the beaches, the history, architecture, and culture. It is the people that are true in their hearts.” 
 -Mr. Said Salim Bakhresa.

With Azam Marine and Kilimanjaro Fast Ferries, the goal goes beyond giving tourists easy access to Zanzibar as one of the world’s most exotic tourism destinations. The goal is to reflect the hospitality of the natives, and make the ride an unforgettable experience. 

Our Fleet

Onboard Facilities

VIP Lounge

Luxurious Lounge for VIP and Royal class passengers.


Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea, or Juice while on board

Video Entertainment

Library of movies and TV shows to watch


Free Internet on board in all our catamarans


We transport vehicles and loose cargo for business or personal goods to and from the mainland and the island.

All our vessels are fully insured to cover any risk that might arise during the voyage. Our Captains and crews are well-trained, experienced, and equipped to ensure safety comes first. 

Passengers & Cargo

We have 2 Ro-Ro vessels: Azam Sea Link 1 and Azam Sea Link 2, that transport passengers and cargo to and from: Dar-es-salaam, Zanzibar, Pemba, and Tanga.

On-Demand Vessels

Azam Marine has vessels with no specific routes, that are strictly available on demand, to transport goods to any destination in Africa. The vessels can handle all types of goods including loose cargo, containers, and dangerous/hazardous goods.

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For a swift and comfortable boat ride with Azam Marine and Kilimanjaro Fast Ferries, book your ticket online today.