Clearing and Forwarding

We are one of the leading Clearing and Forwarding companies in Tanzania. Established for 25 years we have a team of experts who can provide you with a comprehensive quote on all Sea freight and Air freight consignments, for both Import and Export.

Regent has a new fleet of trucks able to accommodate all types of cargo, 40’, 20’ containers, loose cargo, including hazardous and explosive materials. Regent is the Tanzanian agent for Expeditors and can provide you with a door to door global service.


Regent can plan and provide companies with all of their logistical requirements. We can also offer storage facilities for containers.

Contact the office for further information.

Company Formation and Facilitation

We can help you set up your business in Tanzania from the ground up, registering a company or a branch. Our professional and experienced staff will obtain your registration, business licence, tax identification number and VAT registration as well as tax breaks for local and foreign companies, sole proprietorship, corporation, partnership ventures and NGOs. All information is treated as confidential and we take great measures to expedite the process and keep you informed throughout the cycle.

Office space and Accommodation

We can source and advise you on office space and accommodation best suited to your needs.

Contact the office for further information.

Oil and Gas Tanzania / Mtwara Gas Exploration

Regent Tanzania Ltd has set up and run the first oil and gas supply base on the East coast of Africa. We are pleased to announce that, against huge international competitive bidding, Regent Tanzania Ltd. were appointed in 2009 to run the Supply Base for the Gas Exploration out of Mtwara Port. Not only was this is a major step for our company, but it is also a great service to the Government of Tanzania.

Regent has grown and due to our performance we have gathered many clients in the oil and gas industry, particularly in the Tanzanian offshore exploration field, their unsolicited comments about our combined services can be seen in our References page.

Our clients in this industry include:-

BG International, Statoil, Petrobras, Ophir Energy, Heritage Oil, Tullow Oil, Polaris Exploration, Odfjell, Ocean Rig, Bourbon, Pacific Radiance, Stanford Marine, Schlumberger, Halliburton, Franks, Weatherford, CHC Helicopters, Songas and several others.

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After three years of running the Supply Base we have achieved a ZERO LTI record due to the importance we place upon health and safety.

Of interest, Regent has achieved proven savings in the first 3 well programmes in excess of $52m, giving a great boost to the programme and as partners in the success in finding Seven large offshore discoveries we are jointly responsible for the expected huge developments to take place in the building of the proposed LNG trains. This single investment is expected to be over 9 times the annual revenue of the country.

Regent can provide a range of services to the Oil and Gas industry in Tanzania including supply base management, manpower, equipment, forklifts, cranes, fuel trucks etc.


This can be provided through our sister company Mainland Agencies Ltd.

Mainland Agencies Ltd. was founded as British Government Procurement Agents, World Bank Approved Agents and also as Procurement Agents for organisations like Tanzania's first modern Goldmine, the "Golden Pride".

We act as agents or sourcing agents as traders. We do both local and foreign procurement work but source many odd items for a large variety of clientele. We can procure or source any commodity based on your usage, quantity and technical specifications and any other specifics.

Please see our partner agencies for more information. Again, we will try to accommodate your specific requirements. So, give us a call and let us help you build your business with our expertise and strong commitment in the market.

We understand that the only business that matters to you is your business that’s why there's no such thing as a generic business solution from Mainland Agencies. Our solution portfolios are based on an in-depth knowledge of the processes that drive your business. So you can make better, more informed strategic decisions in the areas most important to you -- whether you want to gain greater visibility across your enterprise, get closer to your customers, or reduce inefficiencies. And since Mainland Agencies has been working with businesses like yours for 20 years, we understand the demands of your industry.