Snapshot of the Dalrymple Bay Coal Chain

Mines
  • 23 Coal Mines
  • 6 Producers
  • 20 Load Points
  • Numerous unique coal products
  • Select load points also utilise Gladstone & Abbot Point Ports
Rail
  • 3 Above Rail Operators
  • 1 Below Rail Manager
  • Haulage Distances up to 315km
  • Heavy haul narrow gauge electrified rail network
  • First in First Out(FIFO) ship loading port
  • Cargo Assembly Process
  • 13 coal chain participants required to move each tonne of coal
  • Limited control over demand - 10 day ship visibility and high variable volumes

Q: How to maximise throughput and drive efficient asset utilisation

A: Plan and operate the system as if owned by a single shareholder

Port
  • 2 Coal Loading Terminals - Hay Point and Dalrymple Bay
  • 3 Dumpstations (DBCT)
  • 1.5Mt of Working Stockyard
  • 4 Ship Berths and 3 Ship Loaders (DBCT)
Dalrymple Bay
  • Approx 610 vessels per year
  • Average vessel cargo size is 100,000 tonnes
  • Average parcels per cargo is 1.6
  • Tidal constrained deep ocean port
  • 100% Export - Thermal, Metallurgical and PCI coal

** Last updated 21/03/2016 **
NOTE: Vessel information is an aggregated average of January 2009 to December 2015