Ports Au­thor­ity records jump in through­put fig­ures

Pilbara News - - News - Sophia Con­stan­tine

Pil­bara Ports Au­thor­ity through­put fig­ures from last month show a 12 per cent in­crease on last year.

PPA de­liv­ered a monthly through­put of 52.3 mil­lion tonnes, de­spite a trop­i­cal low halt­ing ship­ping op­er­a­tions at Dampier and Port Hed­land for 38 hours and 17 hours and 40 min­utes re­spec­tively.

The port of Port Hed­land also ex­pe­ri­enced a 19 per cent surge from the pre­vi­ous year, achiev­ing a monthly through­put of 40.5 mil­lion tonnes.

Iron ore ex­ports for Jan­uary to­talled 40.2 mil­lion tonnes — an in­crease of 19 per cent from the pre­vi­ous year, how­ever im­ports de­creased by 9 per cent to 122,000 tonnes.

The monthly through­out for the Dampier port dropped by 7 per cent from the pre­vi­ous year.

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