March 2017 shipping figures

Date published: 5 Apr, 2017 | Pilbara Ports Authority
 

Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 54.8 million tonnes (Mt) for the month of March 2017.
 
This is an increase of 2% from the same month in 2016.
 
The Port of Port Hedland achieved a monthly throughput of 39.4Mt, a decrease of 1% from the previous year.  
 
Iron ore exports for the month totalled 39Mt, a decrease of 1% from the previous year.
 
Imports totalled 141,000 tonnes, a decrease of 11% from the same month in 2016.
 
The Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 15.3Mt, an increase of 11% from the previous year.
 
This was achieved despite a tropical low in late March, which saw the the port’s anchorages cleared of vessels for a total of 18 hours.
 
Imports totalled 86,000 tonnes, an increase of 3% from the previous year.

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