61 °F / 16 °C
Port Hedland is a port town in Western Australia, with population around 15,000, ranking it 2nd largest in Pilbara region. It is also state's largest cargo port, featuring a natural deep-water anchorage harbour. Here are handled most of Pilbara's container ships, oil tankers (carrying fuels) and bulk carriers (carryng mainly iron ore mined near the town and moved to the seaport via railway).
- Other major economic activities include offshore natural gas fields, manganese, livestock and salt.
- The town was formerly a terminus for WAGR Marble Bar Railway line serving the gold mining area. Between South Hedland and Port Hedland are located Dampier Salt hills - a major tourist attraction in the region.
- Port's harbour is managed by Western Australia state-owned company Pilbara Ports Authority. Port Authority's headquarters, a heliport and control tower are located at Mangrove Point (west of Esplanade, Port Hedland's western end). Tugboat pen, public dock (jetty / cruise port) and customs office are at Laurentius Point.
- harbor's wharves are on both its sides – Port Hedland (east) and Finucane Island (west). Harbor access for oceangoing ships is through a narrow channel.
Port Port Hedland cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Port Hedland, Western Australia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|22 February, 2020|
|Radiance Of The Seas||09:00||15:00|