Increases for Port Hedland and PPA
(Posted on 17/06/19)
Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 63.9 million tonnes (Mt) for the month of May 2019. This throughput was a 3% increase compared to the same month in 2018.
PPA encompasses the Australian ports of Port of Ashburton, the Port of Dampier and the Port of Port Hedland, and future ports of Anketell, Balla Balla and Cape Preston East.
The total throughput for the 2018/19 financial year to date is 633.2Mt, a decrease of less than 1% from the same time last year.
The Port of Port Hedland achieved a monthly throughput of 46.6Mt, of which 46.2Mt was iron ore exports. The monthly throughput was a 2% increase from May 2018.
Imports through the Port of Port Hedland totalled 157,000 tonnes, an increase of 17% from the same month in 2018.
The Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 15.9Mt, an increase of less than 1% from May 2018.
Imports through the Port of Dampier totalled 94,000 tonnes, an increase of 15% from the same month in 2018.
PPA was established on 1 July 2014 as a result of the Ports Legislation Amendment Act 2014 consolidating seven of WA’s eight port authorities into four new regional port authorities. The former port authorities of Dampier and Port Hedland successfully amalgamated and formed PPA.
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