PPA delivers record annual throughput

Date published: 7 Jul, 2017 | Pilbara Ports Authority
 

Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has delivered a record annual throughput of 668.5 million tonnes (Mt) for the 2016/17 financial year.

This is an increase of 35Mt or 6% from last year’s annual throughput.

In June 2017, PPA achieved a total monthly throughput of 55.8Mt, a slight decrease of 53,000 tonnes from the previous year.

Port of Port Hedland

The Port of Port Hedland achieved a record annual throughput of 500.9Mt, an increase of 40.5Mt or 9% from the previous year.

Iron ore exports for the year totalled 494.6Mt, an increase of 40.3Mt or 9% from the previous year.

The port also achieved a monthly throughput of 44Mt in June, an increase of 1.8Mt or 4% from the same month last year.

Iron ore exports in June totalled 43.1Mt, an increase of 1.3Mt or 3% from the same time last year.

Imports for the year totalled 1.6Mt, a slight decrease of 55,000 tonnes or 3% from the previous year.

June imports totalled 167,000, an increase of 3,000 tonnes or 2% from the same month in 2016.

Port of Dampier

The Port of Dampier delivered an annual throughput of 167.6Mt, a decrease of 5.3Mt or 3% from the previous year.

In June, the port achieved a monthly throughput of 11.8Mt, a decrease of 1.8Mt or 13% from the same month in 2016.

Imports for the year totalled 987,000Mt, a decrease of 65,000 tonnes from the previous year.

June imports totalled 96,000 tonnes, twice the volume amount recorded at the same time last year.

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