PROJECTS

Iron Ore Rolling Stock Replacement and Fleet Expansions

MARKET RAIL  |  SECTOR MINING
Origin(s)

Shanghai, China

Destination(s)

Customer Rail Yard, Port Hedland, Australia

Project

Iron Ore Rolling Stock Replacement and Fleet Expansions

 

Equipment

Close to 3,000 x iron ore cars

Total Volume

315,000+ cbm

Total Weight

62,000+ mt

Heaviest Lift

25 mt

Year

2013 – 2020

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Westlink managed the full end-to-end logistics management for the delivery of new iron ore cars from Shanghai, 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) – Shanghai, 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; brake testing

Mining Specific Logistics

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Zero LTIs

  • Close to 3,000 ore cars delivered for this Customer

  • 25 consecutive shipments

  • 7 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