As for June 2019, Pilbara Ports Authority achieved a total monthly throughput of 64Mt, which is a 1% increase on the same month in 2018. In addition, iron ore throughput for June 2019 increased 2% from June 2018, to 60.2Mt, with total iron ore throughput for 2018/19 being 647.8Mt, less by 1% from 2017/18.
Port of Port Hedland
The Port of Port Hedland achieved a total annual throughput of 513.3Mt, a reduction of 1% from the previous year.
Specifically, annual iron ore exports totalled 506.6Mt, less than a 1% decrease from 2017/18.
The June monthly throughput at the Port of Port Hedland was 49.2Mt, of which 48.9Mt was iron ore exports. The monthly throughput was increased 2% from June 2018. Iron ore exports for June rose 3% from June 2018.
Finally, June imports through the Port of Port Hedland totalled 187,000 tonnes, a growth of 8% from the same month in 2018.
Port of Dampier
The Port of Dampier delivered a total annual throughput 172.9Mt, which was 2% lower from last year.
Annual iron ore exports totalled 141.2Mt, which was a 3% reduction from last financial year.
In June the Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 13.8Mt which was a decrease of 6% from June 2018. Iron ore exports for June totalled 11.3Mt which was a 5% decrease on last financial year.
Imports for the year totalled 1.1Mt, up by 10% from the previous year. June 2019 imports totalled 86,000 tonnes, marking a 29% increase.