Port Hedland maintenance dredging starts soon

Preparations are underway for the Port Hedland maintenance dredging campaign 2021.

According to Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA), activities relating to the annual maintenance dredging program are expected to start on 6 July and to be ongoing for four to six weeks.

The dredging operations will extend to the inner harbour, shipping channel, areas adjacent to the shipping channel and designated spoil grounds.

The vessels involved for the duration of the dredging campaign are:

According to PPA, mariners should exercise caution when navigating in the vicinity of the dredging and surveying works.

Photo: Jan De Nul