Pilbara Ports Authority Handles More in December 2016

By Curious

Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 60.5 million tonnes (Mt) for the month of December 2016. This is an increase of 12% from the same month in 2015.

The Port of Port Hedland achieved a monthly throughput of 44.5Mt, an increase of 17% from the previous year and a new monthly throughput record for the Port.

Pilbara Ports Authority Handles More in December 2016

Utah - Port of Port Hedland - Image courtesy: Pilbara Ports Authority

Iron ore exports for the month totalled 43.9Mt, an increase of 17% from the same month in 2015.

Imports totalled 149,000 tonnes, a decrease of 10,000 tonnes or 6% from the previous year.

The Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 15.9Mt, a slight increase from the previous year.

Imports totalled 83,000 tonnes, an increase of 10,000 tonnes or 13% from the previous year.

Source: Pilbara Ports Authority