Pilbara Ports Throughput Up 6% During August
Australia's largest iron ore loading port of Port Hedland, operated by Pilbara Ports Authority, has delivered a total monthly throughput of 62.1 million tonnes (Mt) for the month of August 2019.
This throughput was a 6% increase compared to the same month in 2018.
The total throughput for the 2019/20 financial year to date is 118.8Mt, an increase of 4% from the same time last year.
The Port of Port Hedland achieved a monthly throughput of 46.1Mt, of which 45.4Mt was iron ore exports. The monthly throughput was a 7% increase from August 2018.
Imports through the Port of Port Hedland totalled 180,000 tonnes, an increase of 61% from the same month in 2018.
The Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 14.9Mt, an increase of 4% from August 2018.
Imports through the Port of Dampier totalled 99,000 tonnes, an increase of 30% from the same month in 2018.