The largest shipment of iron ore has departed from the Port of Port Hedland on the vessel HL TUBARAO.
The Fortescue Metals Group loaded vessel departed the port on Wednesday 1 March 2017.
The vessel loaded a total of 270 006 t and departed at a record sailing draft of 19.95 metres.
The largest single shipment beats the previous record set by the vessel CSB Years in April 2015, which loaded a total cargo of 264 858 t.
It also beats the previous maximum sailing draft of 19.67 metres set by the vessel Abigail N in February 2015.
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