Through­put fig­ures down

Pilbara News - - News - Sophia Con­stan­tine

Pil­bara Ports Au­thor­ity through­put fig­ures from last month have shown a one per cent de­crease from the same month last year.

PPA de­liv­ered a monthly through­put of 50.7 mil­lion tonnes for the month of Fe­bru­ary, despite bad weather halt­ing ship­ping op­er­a­tions at Dampier and Port Hed­land for 23 hours, 27 hours and 30 min­utes re­spec­tively be­cause of weather con­di­tions.

The Port of Port Hed­land also de­creased 3 per cent from the same pe­riod last year, achiev­ing a monthly through­put of 36Mt.

Iron ore ex­ports de­creased 3 per cent, to­talling 35.6Mt.

Im­ports have in­creased 27 per cent, with a to­tal of 135,000 tonnes.

The Port of Dampier de­liv­ered a to­tal monthly through­put of 14.7Mt, a 3 per cent rise on the pre­vi­ous year.

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