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Pilbara Ports Authority delivers 50.7 million t in February 2017

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The Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 50.7 million t during February 2017, totalling a 1% decrease from February 2016.

During the February 2017, shipping operations at Dampier and Port Hedland were suspended (for 23 hours, and 27 hours and 30 minutes respectively), due to adverse weather conditions. The Port of Port Hedland achieved a monthly throughput of 36 million t, a decrease of 3% from 2016.

Iron ore exports for the month totalled 35.6 million t, a decrease of 3% from the previous year. Imports totalled 135 000 t, demonstrating an increase of 27% from February 2016.

The Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 14.7 million t, a 3% increase from 2016. Imports totalled 68 000 t, a decrease of 13% from the previous year.

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