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  • 3 February 2016

    Australian port of Port Hedland has achieved a monthly throughput of 34.1 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2016, a decrease of 9% from 37.3 Mt handled in the same month in 2015. January iron ore exports totalled 33.7 Mt, a decrease of 8% from 36.7 Mt seen a year earlier, while imports reached 134,000 tonnes, 66,000 […]

  • 14 July 2014

    Two people have been injured when a bulk carrier, berthed off Port Hedland, caught fire.   The Panama registered bulk carrier Marigold reportedly suffered an engine room fire. The ship’s crew responded with assistance from Port and civil emergency services. The fire was extinguished and is now reliant on shore power. The two injured crew members […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Port Hedland, Western Australia, will host a community engagement session on October 20 at Colin Matheson Pavilion, Corney Street, to discuss the town’s draft on the Coastal Hazard Risk Management and Adaptation Planning (CHRMAP). Coastal engineers, planners and town representatives will be on hand to discuss the information in person. According to the […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fortescue Metals Group’s subsidiary Pilbara Marine has ordered six 32-metre rotor tugs from Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards to support its operations at Australian port of Port Hedland. The order was placed on the back of the company’s second towage licence granted for the port of Port Hedland in late May 2016, where the tugs will be deployed following […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia today announced that the Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina design will include a four lane boat ramp, doubling the original size of the boat launching facility, following strong community feedback. “Feedback from boat users and the Port Hedland community has seen the original two-lane ramp replaced with a four-lane option which […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pilbara Ports Authority has successfully wrapped up capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) at the Port of Port Hedland, the world’s largest bulk export port. The $120 million, three-year project supports trade capacity growth in Port Hedland by optimizing channel depth and extending sailing windows, allowing port users to optimize […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pilbara Marine Pty Ltd (Pilbara Marine), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue), has won the tender for the second towage licence at the Port of Port Hedland, the largest iron ore loading port in Australia. Under the terms of the licence, Pilbara Marine will construct marine and landside facilities for the development of a tug […]

  • 6 May 2011

    BHP Billiton has just released a bunch of documents as it seeks environmental approvals for the Port Hedland’s outer habour project revealin… (pilbaraecho) [mappress] Source: pilbaraecho, May 6, 2011;

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Port Hedland is reaching out to the local community to ask what they value most about the coast to investigate and manage coastal erosion and any potential risk of storm tide flooding within the Port Hedland townsite. According to David Pentz, CEO of the Town of Port Hedland, the process will ensure […]

  • 30 September 2009

    Cavotec MSL, is to supply a range of advanced cable reel, control and steel chain technologies to the ThyssenKrupp group for installation on iron ore ship-loaders at Port Hedland in Western Australia. The equipment is set for delivery to China in 2010 for subsequent installation on four new iron ore ship-loaders at Port Hedland.

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s largest bulk export port, Port Hedland, is set to receive a new marine control tower and operations centre as part of a USD 70 million upgrade. By 2018, the Western Australian Government expects around 6,000 vessels to pass through the port every year, most of them shipping iron ore. The new centre will cater […]

  • 12 September 2006

    An iron ore ship has run aground at Australia’s largest tonnage port at Port Hedland in WA’s Pilbara region. The 290-metre long vessel “Creciente” ran aground after breaking its moorings while loading ore in the early hours of this morning. Port Hedland resident Vic Watson says tidal conditions are creating problems for the full carrier. […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Port Hedland, one of the world’s largest bulk export ports, saw a slight decrease in monthly throughput, falling to 37.1 million tons in October, 3 pct down from the same month in 2014. Iron ore exports for the month totalled 36.5Mt, also 3 pct lower when compared to the same month in 2014. Exports to China […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government today announced its full commitment to the long-awaited $152 million Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland. Premier Colin Barnett said that the State Government would contribute $112 million to the project, comprising $72 million from Royalties for Regions and $40 million from consolidated funds. A further $40 million will be contributed by […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    ​ Australia-based mining giant BHP Billiton has assigned USD 240 million to purchase six additional tugs and construct a new eight pen Tug Harbour at Hunt Point in the Port Hedland Port, Australia’s largest bulk export port.  BHP Billiton said that the investment will also include the upgrade of workshop facilities, operational and service berths and two small […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Industry in the Pilbara will be able to further maximize tonnages through the Port of Port Hedland with potential shipping capacity at the port increased by 40 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to 617Mtpa, an increase of 6.9 per cent. The increased capacity will allow all port users more capacity above their allocated tonnages by […]

  • 12 April 2010

    The Port Hedland Port Authority has awarded UTEC Survey Australia Pty. Ltd. (Perth) a contract to provide bathymetric survey services to the Port Authority’s channel and harbour capital dredging campaign. The survey work is being carried out offshore Port Hedland in North West Australia… [mappress] Source:utecsurvey,April 12,2010;

  • 9 November 2015

    Queensland-based Rivtow, a subsidiary of Riverside Marine, has been selected by mining giant BHP Billiton to operate 14 tugs inside iron-ore shipping hub Port Hedland, thus replacing the previous tugboat operator Teekay. “The contract has been awarded following a competitive tender process for BHP Billiton’s largest tugboat fleet based on safety, capability and cost-effectiveness criteria,” […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to begin on the final stage of the $120 million Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) at the Port of Port Hedland in April, with a dredging company appointed to undertake the work, reports the Government of Western Australia. According to the government officials, the project will deliver a refuge zone and an […]

  • 7 January 2016

    Australian port of Port Hedland has delivered a total throughput of 38.1 Mt in December 2015, a slight increase of 1% compared to 37.8 Mt handled in the same period in 2014. December iron ore exports increased to 37.5 Mt from 37.3 Mt handled only a month before, in November. The increase reflected the start of Roy Hill mine project’s […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    ​ Australia-based mining giant BHP Billiton has assigned USD 240 million to purchase six additional tugs and construct a new eight pen Tug Harbour at Hunt Point in the Port Hedland Port, Australia’s largest bulk export port.  BHP Billiton said that the investment will also include the upgrade of workshop facilities, operational and service berths and two small […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fortescue Metals Group Ltd  has signed a contract with a Chinese shipyard for the construction of four very large ore carriers (VLOC) valued at around US$275 million. The vessels will be delivered from November 2016 through to May 2017 with the majority of payments made upon delivery and funded from operating cashflows. The 260,000 dwt […]