PROJECTS

Rolling Stock Replacement and Expansion

MARKET RAIL  |  SECTOR MINING
Origin(s)

Dalian, China

Destination(s)

Customer Rail Yard, Port Hedland, Australia

Project

Rolling Stock Replacement and Expansion

 
Equipment

Over 4,000 x iron ore cars

Total Volume

450,000+ cbm

 
Total Weight

100,000+ mt

Heaviest Lift

25 mt

Year

2013 – 2019

PROJECT OVERVIEW

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Westlink managed the full end-to-end logistics management for the delivery of new iron ore cars from Dalian, China to landing on track and commissioning in Port Hedland, Western Australia. 

SCOPE

  • Pre-shipment quarantine inspection and factory completion of ore cars in China

  • Multipurpose Vessel (MPP) – Dalian, China to Port Hedland, Australia

  • Haulage – from vessel hook to Customer’s Port Hedland Rail Yard

  • Craneage – lifting and landing of ore cars from trailers to rail head

  • Commissioning – shunting, coupler and brake system attachments​

Mining Specific Logistics

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Zero LTIs

  • Over 4,000 ore cars delivered for this Customer

  • 35 consecutive full shipments

  • Over 6 years of service

  • Pre-shipment quarantine inspection and factory completion of ore cars in China

  • Site management including rail network control and commissioning

  • Holistic logistics management from ore car factory to rail yard

GALLERY