KPA recorded a loss, before tax, of $2.105M for the 2016-17 financial year. Port of Broome experienced a downturn in most shipping sectors except for cruise and small commercial vessels.
Total exports equated to 144,332 tonnes and imports totalled 158,825 tonnes for 2016-17. Berth occupancy averaged 28.8% with a peak of 42% in the busiest month.
KPA’s rate of return was a negative 1.7%.
Wharf Extension of Life deck works have extended the wharf’s expected life considerably and works continue on restoring piles, installing an underdeck trolley system and upgrading KPA’s fire-fighting capability.
Port of Broome has experienced a busy first four months for 2017-18 and seeks to return a profit in coming years.
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