iron ore

Monday, February 11, 2013
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Polaris Shipping Pays $44.4 Million for 20-Year-Old Bulker

(Bloomberg) — A South Korean shipping company with 10 vessels hired out to Vale SA, the world’s largest iron-ore producer, bought an 11th vessel

February 11, 2013
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Friday, February 1, 2013
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Ore, Coal Arbitrages Seen Exceeding Chinese GDP for Ship Demand

(Bloomberg) — Price arbitrages that make it profitable for traders to ship coal and iron ore to China may become more important in determining ship

February 1, 2013
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Capesize Rates and Iron Ore Prices Decline as Chinese New Year Approaches

(Bloomberg) — Iron ore is poised to decline through the end of March as China, the world’s largest user, has a week-long holiday next month and

January 30, 2013
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Monday, January 28, 2013
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Day Rates for Dry Bulk Ships Fall as Storms Hinder Australian Ore and Coal Cargos

(Bloomberg) — Iron ore and coal shipping costs slid for a fifth day amid speculation storms in Australia are curbing demand for vessels carrying the

January 28, 2013
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Friday, January 25, 2013
Bulker Fleet Seen Expanding at Double the Pace of Demand

Bulker Fleet Seen Expanding at Double the Pace of Demand

By Michelle Wiese Bockmann (Bloomberg) — The fleet of ships carrying minerals and grains will expand at double the pace of trade growth for a second year

January 25, 2013
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Capesize Rates Decline as Cyclone Closes Australian Ports

Capesize Rates Decline as Cyclone Closes Australian Ports

By Rob Sheridan Charter rates for Capesize ships, the biggest iron-ore carriers, fell for a second day as a storm forced ports to close in Australia,

January 23, 2013
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Nippon Steel Considering Further Valemax Iron Ore Shipments

Jan. 23 (Bloomberg) — Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp., Japan’s top steelmaker, will consider using more Valemax carriers to receive ore

January 23, 2013
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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Port of Kimitsu Welcomes 400,000 DWT Valemax Ore Carrier

The Port of Kimitsu, Japan, received a Valemax super iron ore carrier for the first time on Saturday, 19 January.  The Vale Brasil, which has a capacity to

January 22, 2013
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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Capesize Rates Advance for 3rd Day in a Row, But Don’t Get too Excited [REPORT]

Jan. 15 (Bloomberg) — Rates for Capesize ships carrying iron ore, which advanced for a third day, may curb gains as accelerating fleet growth this

January 15, 2013
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Monday, January 7, 2013
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As Iron Ore Prices Approach 15-Month High, Relief for Dry Bulk Shippers Still Unlikely

Rising steel prices and falling stockpiles of iron ore in China may lead to increased imports of the commodity, boosting demand for shipping, according to

January 7, 2013
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Friday, January 4, 2013
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Capesize Rates Rise on Speculation of Chinese Iron Ore Stockpiling

Rates to ship iron ore rose the most in almost eight weeks on speculation China’s steel industry is stockpiling the commodity before domestic mines shut

January 4, 2013
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Thursday, December 27, 2012
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Economists are Bullish on Iron Ore as Chinese Economic Growth Recovers

Iron ore is rallying the most in about two years as analysts predict that China, the biggest buyer, will import a record amount in 2013 as its accelerating

December 27, 2012
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Thursday, December 20, 2012
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Economy of Scale? Not So Much for Vale SA’s 400,000 DWT Super Ore Carrier

Vale SA, the world’s biggest iron-ore exporter, may have paid about $158 million more for shipping in the past 19 months by using the largest available

December 20, 2012
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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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Loading Iron Ore at Geraldton, Western Australia [IMAGE]

A ship is loaded with iron ore at the port in Geraldton, Western Australia December 3, 2012. A new deepwater port on Australia’s Indian Ocean Coast was

December 18, 2012
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Friday, December 7, 2012
Vale’s Strategy is About Access to Ships, Not Ownership

Vale’s Strategy is About Access to Ships, Not Ownership

LONDON–Brazilian miner Vale SA (VALE) said Thursday the company’s shipping strategy isn’t about owning a fleet of ships but rather making

December 7, 2012
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Monday, December 3, 2012
Vale: Global Iron Ore Demand “Far From Peaking”

Vale: Global Iron Ore Demand “Far From Peaking”

RIO DE JANEIRO–Brazilian mining giant VALE SA (VALE, VALE5.BR) believes global demand for iron ore is “far from peaking,” though growth in

December 3, 2012
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Monday, November 12, 2012
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The Chinese Ore Rush Is On and Dry Bulk Shippers Like STX Pan Ocean Are Super Stoked to Hear It

(Bloomberg) — China, which imports more iron ore than the rest of the world combined, will buy a record amount this quarter, easing concern about the

November 12, 2012
Total Views: 28

Monday, October 29, 2012
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DNB Predicts Capesize Rates to Double in 2013

(Bloomberg) — Rates to ship dry-bulk raw materials by sea are recovering after a four-year slump as Chinese demand for iron ore surged to the highest

October 29, 2012
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Sunday, October 28, 2012
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Shipping Ore from Sierra Leone? Watch Out Says the UK P&I Club

(Bloomberg) — Iron-ore exports from Sierra Leone may be unsafe because the moisture content of the steel-making commodity is too high, creating the risk

October 28, 2012
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Shipping Rally Seen Curbed as Owners Compete for Ore

Shipping Rally Seen Curbed as Owners Compete for Ore

(Bloomberg) — Shipping rates for hauling iron ore, which fell today after more than doubling this month, may extend declines as competition intensifies

October 24, 2012
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