iron ore


Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Maritime News

Iron Ore Cargoes at Record as Pilbara Mines “Export Socks Off”

Iron ore shipments from Australia’s Port Hedland expanded to a record in May as mining companies boosted output, helping to push benchmark prices to the

June 4, 2014
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Thursday, May 29, 2014
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Maritime News

Iron Ore Heads for Record Losing Streak

By Jasmine Ng May 30 (Bloomberg) — Iron ore is heading for a sixth straight monthly decline in the longest losing streak on record as increasing supplies

May 29, 2014
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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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Maritime News

China Wants Iron Ore Transshipment Partnership with Vale

China is interested in setting up a partnership with Brazilian mining major Vale to move iron ore from its giant vessels on to smaller ones, as a ban on the

May 27, 2014
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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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Maritime News

Miners Lock In Shipping Costs As Dry Bulk Market Recovers

Global miners and commodity traders are using multiple strategies to lock in favourable rates for shipping costs, anticipating a freight market recovery after

May 20, 2014
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Maritime News

Australian Miners Aim To Avert Iron Ore Port Strike

MELBOURNE, May 20 (Reuters) – Two of the world’s biggest iron ore miners BHP Billiton and Fortescue Metals Group held-government sponsored

May 20, 2014
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Monday, May 19, 2014
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Maritime News

Iron Ore Futures Fall Below $100 Amid China Concerns

By Jasmine Ng May 19 (Bloomberg) — Iron ore futures in Singapore traded below $100 a metric ton for the first time since the contract started last year

May 19, 2014
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Monday, May 12, 2014
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Maritime News

Iron Ore Trade at Risk as Port Hedland Tugs Approve Stoppage

By Phoebe Sedgman and Jasmine Ng May 12 (Bloomberg) — Tugboat workers at Australia’s Port Hedland approved work stoppages amid a dispute over wages and

May 12, 2014
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Maritime News

World Iron Ore Glut Outweighs Slowest China Growth Since ’90

May 8 (Bloomberg) — There’s so much cheap iron ore flooding into China that rates for the ships that carry it are forecast to jump almost 70 percent by

May 7, 2014
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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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Maritime News

Vale Shares Near Five-Year Low on Concerns Over China

By Juan Pablo Spinetto April 30 (Bloomberg) — Vale SA, the largest iron-ore producer, posted a steeper decline in first-quarter profit than analysts

April 30, 2014
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Monday, April 28, 2014
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Maritime News

Iron Ore Futures Drop in China Amid Reports of Financing Curbs

April 28 (Bloomberg) — Iron ore futures in China, the biggest buyer of the steel-making commodity, fell the most in more than a month after a report that

April 28, 2014
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Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Maritime News

Knightsbridge Chairman Predicts Capesize Sector Recovery

Knightsbridge Tankers and Frontline 2012 announced today the two companies had reached an agreement to combine Frontline 2012’s remaining fleet 25

April 24, 2014
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Monday, April 14, 2014
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Maritime News

Record Iron-Ore Production from Rio Tinto’s Australian Mines

April 15 (Bloomberg) — Rio Tinto Group, the world’s second-largest mining company, said first-quarter iron-ore production rose to a record after

April 14, 2014
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Maritime News

Iron Ore Bear Market Deepens as Aussie Mines Expand

By Phoebe Sedgman April 10 (Bloomberg) — The world is mining more iron ore than steelmakers need. Australia, the largest supplier, sent 504 ships from

April 9, 2014
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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Maritime News

Giant Valemax Ship Delivers Nearly 400,000 Tons of Iron Ore to New Malaysian Terminal

SINGAPORE, March 25 (Reuters) – Top iron ore producer Vale said it has delivered 382,500 tonnes of iron ore via one its giant Valemax ships to a new

March 25, 2014
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Monday, March 10, 2014
Maritime News

Iron Ore Plunges Most Since August 2009 on China Demand Concern

Iron ore extended its slide into a bear market, plunging the most since August 2009, amid concerns about a possible slowdown in

March 10, 2014
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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Maritime News

Mexico Seizes Illegal Iron Ore Destined for China

MEXICO CITY, March 3 (Reuters) – Mexico seized more than 119,000 tonnes of minerals suspected of being part of illegal export operations in a port where

March 4, 2014
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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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Maritime News

Vale Creeping on Australia’s Turf as First Giant Ore Carrier Heads to Malaysia

BEIJING, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Vale SA will launch in March the first phase of its iron ore storage and distribution centre in Malaysia that

February 25, 2014
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Monday, February 17, 2014
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Maritime News

Vale Sees China Clearing Giant Ore Ships, Eventually

New tighter Chinese restrictions on Brazilian miner Vale's Chinamax ore carriers are "technical" and are likely to be resolved over time, Vale's head of iron

February 17, 2014
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Friday, February 14, 2014
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Vale’s Giant Ore Carriers Continue to Be Shunned by China

By Manolo Serapio Jr and David Stanway SINGAPORE/BEIJING, Feb 14 (Reuters) – China will only allow ships with capacity of up to 250,000 deadweight tonnes

February 14, 2014
Total Views: 98

Saturday, December 28, 2013
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Maritime News

Australia’s Iron Ore Ports Prepare As Cyclone Christine Nears

Ports in Australia's Pilbara region, through which almost half of the world's seaborne iron ore is shipped, were sending ships out to sea on Saturday ahead of

December 28, 2013
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