Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Maritime News

Virus Cases Rise on Ship Stranded Off World’s Key Iron Ore Hub

By David Stringer and Krystal Chia (Bloomberg) — Authorities in Australia are contending with a rising number of coronavirus cases among the crew of a bulk carrier anchored off Port...

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
port hedland
Maritime News

Record Iron Ore Cargoes Forecast From Australia’s Port Hedland

By Krystal Chia and Shery Ahn (Bloomberg) –Iron ore exports from Australia’s Port Hedland, the largest bulk-export terminal, are expected to hit a record as producers in the nation’s mining...

October 30, 2019
Total Views: 3

Thursday, October 10, 2019
port hedland dredging
Maritime News

Jan De Nul Completes Three-Year Dredging Project at Port Hedland

Luxembourg-based Jan De Nul Group says it has completed dredging on the navigational channel in Port Hedland, Western Australia. The completion of dredging works as part the Channel Risk and...

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 12

Thursday, March 21, 2019
port hedland
Maritime News

Australia Clears Iron Ore Ports as Cyclone Approaches

MELBOURNE, March 21 (Reuters) – The operator of Australia’s key iron ore exporting ports said it was clearing ships from the sites as a severe tropical cyclone heads towards the...

March 21, 2019
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
bulk ship
Maritime News

Derailed Train Expected to Impact Australian Iron Ore Exports

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Mining giant BHP Billiton expects some interruption to its Australian iron ore exports after a nearly 3-km-long train loaded with the commodity was...

November 7, 2018
Total Views: 1

Monday, March 19, 2018
bulk ship helicopter pad
Maritime News

Body of Missing Helicopter Pilot Located Off Port Hedland

Search crews have located the body of the missing helicopter pilot whose aircraft crashed in the waters off Port Hedland, Western Australia last week during a marine pilot transfer at...

March 19, 2018
Total Views: 1

Thursday, March 15, 2018
bulk ship helicopter pad
News

One Missing After Marine Pilot Transfer Helicopter Ditches Off Port Hedland, Western Australia

Friday Update – Search operations for the missing helicopter pilot off Port Hedland resumed Friday morning involving four vessels, seven helicopters and AMSA’s Challenger search and rescue jet. Thursday –...

March 15, 2018
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
News

Damen to Build Six Tugs for Port Hedland Bulk Ops

A subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group has placed an order with Dutch shipbuilder Damen for the construction of six 32-meter Rotor Tugs to be deployed at the company’s facilities at...

March 7, 2017
Total Views: 5

Monday, March 6, 2017
News

270,006 Tonnes: Largest Iron Ore Cargo Departs Port Hedland

The largest single cargo of iron ore ever shipped from Western Australia’s Port Hedland set sail last week aboard the 300,000 dwt Very Large Ore Carrier HL Tubarao. The Fortescue...

March 6, 2017
Total Views: 64

Friday, January 6, 2017
port hedland
News

Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports to China Hit Record

SYDNEY, Jan 6 (Reuters) – December iron ore shipments to China from Australia’s Port Hedland terminal hit a record 37.4 million tonnes in December, boosted as users such as BHP...

January 6, 2017
Total Views: 1

Monday, May 30, 2016
port hedland
News

Fortescue Named Second Tug Operator at Port Hedland

SYDNEY, May 30 (Reuters) – Australia’s Fortescue Metals Group Ltd has won a tender to become the second provider of marine towage services at the port of Port Hedland, the...

May 30, 2016
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Maritime News

Iron Ore Exports From Australia’s Biggest Port Climb

By Jasmine Ng (Bloomberg) — Iron ore cargoes from Australia’s Port Hedland climbed last month to cap a record year as billionaire Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill project began overseas sales,...

January 6, 2016
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Maritime News

Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports to China Drop as Prices Sink

  SYDNEY, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Iron ore shipments to China through Australia’s Port Hedland in October fell 9 percent to 30.73 million tonnes from a record 33.78 million in...

November 4, 2015
Total Views: 4

Friday, October 2, 2015
Port Hedland
Maritime News

Port Hedland Iron Ore Hits Record High in September

  SYDNEY, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Australia’s Port Hedland on Friday reported record monthly iron ore shipments of 39.3 million tonnes in September, an 8-percent rise from a year ago...

October 2, 2015
Total Views: 0

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Maritime News

Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports to China Soar in August

SYDNEY, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Iron ore exports to China from Australia’s Port Hedland rose 15 percent to 33.9 million tonnes in August from July, as BHP Billiton and Fortescue...

September 3, 2015
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Maritime News

BHP Billiton to Spend $240 Million on New Tugs and Tug Harbor at Port Hedland

  BHP Billiton says it has approved US$240 million in funds to purchase new tugs and construct and upgrade related harbor facilities at Port Hedland, home to the world’s largest...

July 21, 2015
Total Views: 10

Thursday, April 23, 2015
mark thomas teekay
Maritime News

22,000 Tug Operations in Port Hedland Last Year, and Growing

Mark Thomas, Director Towage & Marine Services at Teekay Shipping in Australia oversees the tug operations in Port Hedland, Australia, which is the world’s busiest port by volume of cargo...

April 23, 2015
Total Views: 2

Monday, April 6, 2015
port hedland capesize bulk carrier
Maritime News

Port Hedland Iron Exports to China Climb as Prices Sink

Iron ore shipments to China from Australia’s Port Hedland increased 3.2 percent last month from February as mining companies in the world’s largest exporter boosted output, hurting prices amid a global glut.

April 6, 2015
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
port hedland capesize bulk carrier
Maritime News

Port Hedland Has Busiest Month Ever Shipping Iron Ore

A total of 1.27 million metric tons were shipped each day in February...

March 4, 2015
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Maritime News

Seafarers Crushed in Heavy Lift Accident at Port Hedland

Two seafarers were seriously injured this week at Western Australia's Port Hedland after being crushed in an accident aboard a heavy lift ship.

February 25, 2015
Total Views: 44