Dampier (AUDAM)

Port Code AUDAM City Dampier
Port Name Dampier Country/Region Australia WA
Category Port City Route AUSTRALIA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Dampier (AUDAM)



      Australian ore export port.Located in the northwest coast of Western Australia, adjacent to the South Indian Ocean.It is 133 nautical miles to Port Hedland in the northeast, 997 nautical miles to port Darwin in the north, 706 nautical miles to Longmu channel in the north and 837 nautical miles to Freemantle in the southwest. The port area is located in the concave part of the West Bank of the promontory in the northwest of Robern town. It faces north in the south. There are many small islands in the northwest of the shore, such as marus island and sylvestre Island, which can block the westerly wind.There are four trestles in the port. The wharf extends northward from the quay wall or island, and the island is connected with the land bank seawall.Two of the four docks are ore export berths. The East berth is 269 meters long and the water depth at the front is 17.7 meters. It can reliably berth 140000 DWT ships and the efficiency of ship loaders on the wharf is improved.6000 long tons per hour;The West berth is 341 meters long, and the water depth along the border is 18.6 meters. It can reliably berth 200000 DWT ore carriers, with an efficiency of 7500 long tons per hour.In addition, there is a general cargo berth on the east side of the east ore terminal, which can reliably berth ships with draught of 7.7 meters;There is a salt Wharf in the west of the West Ore Wharf, with a water depth of 12.5 meters in the front, serving the life of the mine.With a throughput of about 40 million tons, the port is one of Australia's major iron ore export ports, accounting for about 1 / 2 of Australia's iron ore export.The port was built in the 1960s and named after the British explorer who first landed in Australia in 1688.

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Summary of AUDAM

Dampier port (port code: AUDAM) is a major iron ore and LNG exporting port in Australia and the main operational base for contractors working on the North West Shelf natural gas project and the Pluto LNG project. It is situated on the northwest coast of Australia, close to Karratha.
The port handles approximately 165 million tons of cargo annually. The principal exports are iron ore, salt, LNG, LPG condensate and ammonia.
Each year about 6,000 vessels visit the port, among which around 65% are bulk carriers, and 13% are tankers. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 330 meters. The maximum draught is 11.3 meters. The maximum deadweight is 251,053t.