Jan De Nul to start key dredging works in Australia

The Pilbara Ports Authority will cooperate with Jan De Nul Group to dredge the channel and further improve the safe and sustainable access to the Port of Port Hedland. The project is part of the Channel Risk and Optimisation Project that aims to sustain the long-operation, development, and future growth of the port.

For a long time Jan De Nul Group is being the lead contractor of the majority of the dredging projects and the maintenance dredging works within the port precinct of Port Hedland.

Dur...

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Port of Port Hedland achieves record tonnage on a single tide

Pilbara Ports Authority reported a new record tonnage on a single tide at the Port of Port Hedland. Namely, on 15 January 2019, 10 vessels left the port in convoy carrying a total of 1,754,741 tonnes of bulk product, surpassing the previous record from December 2017 by 165,680 tonnes.

Port Hedland Harbour Master, Myron Fernandes congratulated all involved, saying that a combination of factors contributed to the new record.

The port also works closely with its port users and service providers to...

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Port Hedland’s iron ore shipments to China increase by 14% in December

Port Hedland’s iron ore shipments to China increase by 14% in December
According to Reuters, iron ore shipments from Australia’s port of Hedland terminal to China, experienced an increase by 14% in December from the previous month as shown by the port’s data.

Mainly, the Port of Port Hedland is the world’s largest bulk export port and is located in the East Pilbara region of WA, about 1,650 kilometres north of Perth. Trade through the port mostly consists of iron ore exports.

Moreover, iron ore shipments to China from the world’s biggest iron ore port reached an...

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