iron ore

Thursday, January 8, 2015
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Maritime News

Capesize Rates at Six-Year Lows, Could Slide Further

Rates for capesize bulk carriers have plunged to fresh six-year lows and could fall further with cargoes scarce in the post-holiday period, brokers

January 8, 2015
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Tuesday, January 6, 2015
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Maritime News

Iron Ore Advances to One-Month High on Chinese Demand Outlook

Iron ore climbed to the highest in a month on speculation China’s plans to speed up $1.1 trillion of infrastructure projects this year will boost demand amid

January 6, 2015
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Maritime News

Port Hedland’s Iron Ore Shipments to China up 5 Percent

Exports of iron ore to China via the Port Hedland terminal rose 5 percent in December from November, underscoring in part a subdued start to the Australian

January 6, 2015
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Maritime News

China Demand Drop Pushes Iron Ore Shipping Rates to 5-Year Low

Iron ore and shipping costs plunged to the lowest in five years amid signs China’s slowing economic growth and a glut of the commodity are sapping seaborne

December 17, 2014
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Maritime News

Iron Ore Drops Below $70 for First Time Since ’09 as Glut Widens

Iron ore traded below $70 for the first time in five years as rising low-cost supplies by the world’s top miners widen a global glut amid slowing demand from

November 25, 2014
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Maritime News

Iron Ore’s Rout Seen Relentless by SocGen

Iron ore fell for a fifth day, approaching $70 a dry ton in a retreat to the lowest level in more than five years as seaborne supplies

November 19, 2014
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Friday, November 7, 2014
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Vale Opens $1.4 Billion Malaysia Terminal

Brazil's Vale SA on Friday inaugurated a $1.4 billion port in Malaysia able to receive and blend iron ore from its mega-ships, an important step in the miner's

November 7, 2014
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Monday, October 6, 2014
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Maritime News

World Steelmakers See Demand Growth Cooling Amid Ukraine Crisis

Steel consumption will grow at a slower pace as the crisis in Ukraine and the cooling Chinese real estate market contribute to declining demand, the World

October 6, 2014
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Friday, October 3, 2014
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Maritime News

Port Hedland Iron Ore Shipments to China Decline From Record

Iron ore shipped to China from Australia’s Port Hedland, the world’s biggest bulk export terminal, declined from a record last month amid speculation

October 3, 2014
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Sunday, September 28, 2014
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Maritime News

Valemax Vessels and Risk, Whether of Execution or Political

In May 2008, capesize vessels – hard to believe now – were averaging $155,000 pd on the spot market, while the ‘front leg’ of the trade Tubarao

September 28, 2014
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Friday, September 26, 2014
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Maritime News

China Merchants to Build 10 Giant Iron Ore Carriers for Vale

Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA signed a strategic framework agreement with China Merchants Group, a company owned by the PRC, whereby 10 new Very Large Ore

September 26, 2014
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Maritime News

After Standoff, Vale and China’s COSCO Both Claim Shipping Victory

n the end, the answer to Brazilian miner Vale's Chinese shipping problem turned out to be in the problem

September 16, 2014
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Friday, September 12, 2014
Maritime News

Vale and China’s Cosco Agree to Iron Ore Shipping Deal

Brazilian miner Vale SA reached a deal with China Ocean Shipping Co (Cosco) for transporting iron ore, a move that could help the Brazilian miner resolve a

September 12, 2014
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Friday, August 8, 2014
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Maritime News

Iron Ore Shipping Set to Top 1.3 Billion Tons as Australia and Brazil Kick into Gear

Australia’s plans to export more iron ore this year than any nation ever is driving up shipping costs by 80 percent. Increased sales from Brazil before

August 8, 2014
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Thursday, August 7, 2014
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Maritime News

Astronomical Amounts of Iron Ore Expected to be Shipped From Brazil

Brazilian mining company Vale SA plans to double its iron ore exports to China within five years according to Jose Carlos Martins, the company's head of

August 7, 2014
Total Views: 87

Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Maritime News

Dry Bulk Shipping Set to Rebound as China Closes Iron Ore Mines

Iron ore posted a second straight monthly increase this year on speculation that demand for imports in China may be improving, helping to absorb a global

July 31, 2014
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Thursday, July 3, 2014
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Maritime News

Capesize Rates to Slide After Recent Rally on Overtonnage Worries

Rates for capesize bulk carriers on key Asian routes are set to slide next week as too many ships chase too few cargoes from Australia and Brazil, brokers

July 3, 2014
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Monday, June 30, 2014
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Maritime News

Dry Bulk Shippers Stand to Gain as China Closes Mines

Iron ore prices, heading for a second straight quarterly loss, will rebound as the daily closure of mines supplying high-cost output in China boosts demand for

June 30, 2014
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Saturday, June 21, 2014
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Maritime News

Vale Makes First VLOC Port Call at Kashima

The Vale Brasil arrived at Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal’s (NSSMC) Kashima port on June 18, marking the first time a VLOC has called on Kashima.

June 21, 2014
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Friday, June 20, 2014
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Maritime News

Nippon Steel May Start Talks to Transport Iron on Valemax Ships

By Yuka Obayashi KASHIMA, Japan, June 20 (Reuters) – Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp, Japan’s biggest steelmaker, may start talks on a

June 20, 2014
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