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  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft Masterplan to revitalize Port Hedland through construction of the McGowan Government’s $94 million Spoilbank Marina and waterfront redevelopment has been released for public comment, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The Spoilbank Marina project represents an important step toward the activation of the Port Hedland waterfront for the local community and those from […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group recently completed the capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) in Port Hedland, Western Australia. Over the past three years a combination of Hopper Dredgers, a Cutter Suction Dredger and Split Hopper Barges were deployed to dredge sections of the 42-km long navigational channel to further enhance […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 March 2018

    A helicopter on its way to the bulk carrier MV Squireship to collect a marine pilot crashed off the Port Hedland.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A construction tug and barge, involved in a grounding incident at the Port of Port Hedland early this morning, have both now been refloated, according to the Pilbara Ports Authority. The vessels, involved in the Hunt Point tug haven dredging works, were refloated at high tide at 11.30 am (AWST), and are currently secure at the […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Pindan Contracting Pty Ltd has been awarded a tender to design and construct the $70.7 million Integrated Marine Operations Center (IMOC) at the port of Port Hedland, Australia. The IMOC has been described as an operations facility with best-in-class vessel traffic services systems and state-of-the-art equipment. The IMOC includes provisions for the Port Harbor Master […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia has identified ways to increase the shipping capacity in Port Hedland’s channel by 16 per cent over the next three years, Transport Minister Dean Nalder announced last Friday. According to Nalder, new modelling of the Pilbara Ports Authority and independent maritime engineering company OMC International had pinpointed opportunities to increase the […]

  • 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,” […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    ​A new marine control tower and operations center will be built in Port Hedland to allow for the safe and efficient movement of increasing numbers of vessels through the port.  It will cater for the harbor master operations, dredging management, port security, vessel traffic services and equipment, marine pilot briefing facilities and incident control. Transport […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    BAM Clough Joint Venture has completed the fifth iron ore loading berth at Anderson Point Facility (AP5) in Port Hedland, Western Australia for Fortescue Metals Group. The works included the design and construction of a 306-meter long wharf extension, seven berthing dolphins, and the supply and installation of wharf conveyor modules. The construction of the AP5 […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    BHP Billiton Towage Services Pty Ltd’s (BHPB) is going to boost its towage capabilities at the Australian Port of Hedland with the addition of four ART80-32 escort tugs. The fleet expansion will take place between January and March 2015 BHPB and will increase the company’s fleet to 18 vessels, including 11 rotor tugs with escort […]