Design: LMG Type: General Cargo
Name: Mtwara Owner: Tanzania Coastal Shipping Line
Year built: 1972 Yard / no: Bols√łnes Verft / 230
Length over all: 65.5 m Beam: 11.8 m
Depth: 6.4 m Speed: 12 knots
Scope of work: Initial & basic design


Mtwara is a general cargo carrier which is also certified for 150 passengers. It was built as a NORAD project in cooperation between the governments of Norway and Tanzania. The vessel was delivered by Bols√łnes Verft as building no. 230 in 1972 to Tanzania Coastal Shipping Line.


  • Passenger capacity: 150 Pax