THE year-on-year monthly throughput for April was down just 2% at Pilbara ports.

The Pilbara Ports Authority has delivered a total monthly throughput of 60.6 million tonnes for April 2021.

The Port of Port Hedland achieved a monthly throughput of 45.8 million tonnes of which 45.1 million tonnes was iron ore exports. This was the same monthly throughput reported in March 2020.

Imports through the Port of Port Hedland totalled 186,000 tonnes, an increase of 29% from the same month in 2020.

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The Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 13.8 million tonnes, a decrease of nine per cent from March 2020.

Imports through the Port of Dampier totalled 39,000 tonnes, a decrease of 73% from April 2021.

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