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.
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