Thursday, March 12, 2015
Maritime News

Dampier Port Shuts as Cyclone Olwyn Nears Australian Coast

Two ports in Western Australia closed as a strengthening tropical cyclone approached the coast. The system isn’t affecting Port Hedland, the biggest-bulk export terminal that handles iron ore from the world’s top exporter.

March 12, 2015
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Monday, December 30, 2013
Maritime News

Cyclone Stops Australia’s Iron Ore Exports as Rigs Shutdown

Iron ore shipments from northern Australia, the world’s biggest exporter, and some offshore oil drilling were halted as a cyclone forecast to bring gusts topping 200 kilometers (124 miles) an hour nears the coast.

December 30, 2013
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Friday, October 11, 2013
Maritime News

India’s East Coast Braces for Cyclone Phailin

Tens of thousands fled their homes in coastal areas of eastern India and moved to shelters on Friday, bracing for the fiercest cyclone to threaten the country since a devastating storm killed 10,000 people 14 years ago.

October 11, 2013
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
cyclone rusty
Maritime News

Australian Storm Seen Delaying 43% of Global Iron-Ore Exports

(Bloomberg) — A storm that closed Australian ports handling 43 percent of world iron-exports delayed as many as 74 vessels amid rain that might interrupt mining, Alphabulk said. The backlog...

February 27, 2013
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Maritime News

Australia’s Top Iron Ore Port Braces For Direct Cyclone Hit

Update: Tuesday updates show Rusty not deepening as fast as earlier forecasts, now expected to have max winds of 80 knots as it makes landfall just ENE of Port Hedland...

February 26, 2013
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Monday, February 25, 2013

Cyclone ‘Rusty’ Expected to Cause Major Disruptions at Australian Iron Ore Ports

By James Regan SYDNEY, Feb 25 (Reuters) – World trade in iron ore faces major disruptions as a cyclone bears down on Western Australia, shutting port terminals used by Rio...

February 25, 2013
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