Frequently Asked Questions​

Most frequent questions and answers about Dar es Salaam Merchant Group

Dar es Salaam Merchant Group (DMG) is a leading Tanzanian company specializing in project management, particularly in the areas of shipbuilding, construction, and engineering.

Dar es Salaam Merchant Group (DMG) has been in operation for 8 years.

Dar es Salaam Merchant Group (DMG) offers project management services in shipbuilding, construction, and engineering. We also provide expertise and consultation in these areas.

Dar es Salaam Merchant Group (DMG) customers and clients include government institutions, private sectors, and international organizations.

Yes, we have worked with various government and private entities such as TEMESA, TPA, Ministry of Blue Economy of Zanzibar, and have been consulted for our expertise in shipbuilding, construction, and engineering. 

Example: We have successfully worked in Designing, Construction and Supply one MV Mwanza in Lake Victoria, manufacturing of over 131 FRP boats in our own shipyard in Mangapwani, Zanzibar and repair of different ferries across the country such as MV Tanga, MV Kilambo and MV Kitunda.

We have also grown our facilities and business units into fully-fledged companies in these industries. Example, our Trading Department has grown into a fully fledged company called DTD. Our Project Management business unit have grown into DHI and DEC companies that deals with Heavy Industries and Engineering and Construction

At Dar es Salaam Merchant Group (DMG), we build ships focusing on specific purposes. We construct both passenger ships and cargo ships to cater to different transportation needs, focusing on materials such as aluminum, which offers lightweight and corrosion-resistant properties. Additionally, we work with FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastic), which provides durability and flexibility in ship construction. 

Dar es Salaam Merchant Group (DMG) is registered under the Company’s Act of 2002 of the United Republic of Tanzania and we consciously comply with all state requirements that include Contractors Registration Board (CRB), Business Licenses, Value Added Tax, Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS), Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA), Fire among others; and currently applied for International Organization for Standardisation (ISO).

At Dar es Salaam Merchant Group (DMG), we offer a high level of professionalism and expertise in the areas that we are operating. We prioritize establishing long-term partnerships and providing top-notch customer experience.

While DMG is based in Tanzania, we have plans to expand our business in neighboring countries within the East African Regional Bloc.

More: We have already conducted a scout visit in Jinja, Uganda for Shipbuilding activities to boost the Fisheries Sector in Uganda. We plan for another scout visit in DR Congo for trading and distribution of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG).

For information about job or career opportunities at Dar es Salaam Merchant Group, you can visit our website under the career page or contact their HR department directly.