Kigamboni Terminal (750 MT capacity)
Lake Gas Limited's import terminal facilities are located at Kigamboni and share the infrastructure with Lake Oil import terminal. The 750MT (1,600,000 Liters) Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) storage capacity terminal is capable of receiving the product directly from ships through a 3,500 meters long pipeline from the oil jetty at Dar es Salaam port.
Currently, Lake Gas Ltd is operating a LPG cylinder filling plant in Kigamboni, Dar es Salaam which has capacity to fill more than 40MT LPG in a single calendar day. The plant is designed to meet the best international standards of design and safety and implemented by contactors of international repute. This plant is currently supplying product to dealers and consumers all over the country through company's own fleet of trucks. This plant is also associated with a storage facility for cylinders (both filled and empty) which can house more than 20,000 cylinders at any given time.
The company operates a fleet of 15 road tankers for transportation of LPG between its storage facilities and bottling plants. The company has also ventured into small domestic tanks of 2MT to 5MT capacity for the benefit of large volume consumers and its fleet of three bobtails (Two 6MT capacity and one of 12MT capacity) equipped with measuring flow meter ensures timely supplies of bulk LPG to the bulk consumers.
Tanga Terminal (1000 MT capacity)
Lake Gas Tanzania has further invested in building East Africa’s Largest LPG storage facility in Tanga, Tanzania. This terminal can store 1000 MT of LPG and consists of two LPG bullets/tanks of 500 MT Capacity each. It can further take 6 more bullets/tanks of similar capacity for future expansion. Currently two tankers can be loaded simultaneously at a very fast speed. The operation of the terminal is fully automized with sensitive world class stock monitoring system for the in and out flow of stock. The facility complies with all the local, international standards and OISD norms. This EPC project was undertaken by one of the renowned Engineering Group with an International experience in managing such LPG projects.
In a one of its kind operation in Tanga, LPG ship will now discharge Gas through a private single mooring buoy exclusively built for this terminal.
The terminal will also act as a trading hub allowing the re-export of LPG to other markets in East Africa. It will serve as a reliable and secure source of LPG not only for Tanzania but also for its neighboring countries like Kenya, Zambia, DRC, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi.