Through­put rises at Pil­bara ports

Pilbara News - - Pilbara News - Louise Alling­ham

Pil­bara Ports Au­thor­ity han­dled a 7 per cent in­crease in through­put from the same time last year.

Port Hed­land and Dampier saw a com­bined through­put of 53.7 mil­lion tonnes for the month of March.

The Port of Port Hed­land is up by 8 per cent from the pre­vi­ous year, with a monthly through­put of 39.9 mil­lion tonnes. Iron ore ex­ports to­talled 39.5 mil­lion tonnes, and im­ports in­creased 42 per cent to 47,000 tonnes.

Dampier Port achieved 13.7 mil­lion tonnes of monthly through­put, up 6 per cent in­crease from March last year. Im­ports were up 30 per cent.

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