Iron Ore Exports Through Port Hedland Ports Slightly Down in October
Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 57.3 million tonnes (Mt) for the month of October 2018. This throughput was in-line with the same month in 2017. The Port of Port Hedland achieved a monthly throughput of 40.8Mt, of which 40.1Mt was iron ore exports. These volumes were a slight decrease of 2% from October 2017.
Imports through the Port of Port Hedland totalled 165,000 tonnes, an increase of 40% from the same month in 2017. The Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 15.4Mt, and this figure was in line with October 2017. Imports through the Port of Dampier totalled 88,000 tonnes, a decrease of 23% from the same month in 2017.
Source: Pilbara Ports Authority