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Port Hedland iron ore shipments bounce in April after cyclone

Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 58.8 million tonnes (Mt) for the month of April 2019. This throughput was a 1% decrease compared to the same month in 2018. The total throughput for the 2018/19 financial year to date is 569.3Mt, a decrease of 1% from the same time last year. The Port of Port Hedland achieved a monthly throughput of 42.5Mt, of which 41.8Mt was iron ore exports.

The monthly throughput was a 3% decrease from April 2018. Imports through the Port of Port Hedland totalled 166,000 tonnes, an increase of 43% from the same month in 2018. The Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 15.4Mt, an increase of 2% from April 2018. Imports through the Port of Dampier totalled 85,000 tonnes, a decrease of 34% from the same month in 2018.

Image credit: Pilbara Ports Authority

Source: Pilbara Ports Authority

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