Pilbara Ports Annual Throughput Down

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 17, 2019

Image: Pilbara Ports Authority

Image: Pilbara Ports Authority

Australia's Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total annual throughput of 697.2 million tonnes (Mt) for the 2018/19 financial year. This result is a less than 1% change (decrease of 2.06 million tonnes) from last year’s record annual throughput.

In June 2019, Pilbara Ports Authority achieved a total monthly throughput of 64Mt, a 1% increase on the same month in 2018.
 
Iron ore throughput for June 2019 increased 2% from June 2018, to 60.2Mt. Total iron ore throughput for 2018/19 was 647.8Mt, a 1% decrease on 2017/18.

The Port of Port Hedland achieved a total annual throughput of 513.3Mt, a decrease of 1% from the previous year.  Annual iron ore exports totalled 506.6Mt, less than a 1% decrease (2.3 million tonnes) from 2017/18.

The Port of Dampier delivered a total annual throughput 172.9Mt, which was a 2% decrease from the previous year.  Annual iron ore exports totalled 141.2Mt, which was a 3% decrease from last financial year.
 
In June the Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 13.8Mt which was a decrease of 6% from June 2018. Iron ore exports for June totalled 11.3Mt which was a 5% decrease on last financial year.

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