iron ore

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Norway Port Preparing For Economic Boom, But Not Because of Oil

(Bloomberg) — Three yellow construction cranes tower over heavy machinery and clusters of workers as they bustle in the Norwegian Arctic drizzle to get a

October 3, 2012
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Friday, August 31, 2012
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Vale to Sell 10 Ore Carriers

Vale informed reporters today that it has signed a USD $600 million agreement to sell and further charter 10 large ore carriers with Polaris Shipping Co. Ltd.

August 31, 2012
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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
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Iron Ore Trade Set to Pick Up as China Seeks Cheaper Imports

A plunge in iron ore prices and shipping costs means it’s cheaper for Chinese steel mills to buy the material from Brazil more than 8,000 nautical miles

August 22, 2012
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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Cheap Iron Ore Is Helping to Curb Losses of Deep Sea Shippers

(Bloomberg) — The cheapest iron ore in 31 months and the lowest shipping costs on record are poised to increase the number of cargoes going to China,

August 7, 2012
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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Smit Lamnalco Leads Surge in Sierra Leone Ore Trade

Newly established marine support and logistics joint venture, Smit Lamnalco, has recently played a pivotal role in bringing two export projects to fruition

July 10, 2012
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Monday, July 9, 2012
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Chinese Demand for Iron Ore Points Lower

SYDNEY (Dow Jones) –Iron ore exports from Australia’s Port Hedland in June slipped 4.4% from May to 21.5 million metric tons, but were 16% higher

July 9, 2012
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Tuesday, June 19, 2012
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VLOC Berge Acongagua Docks in Japan on Maiden Voyage

The Berge Acongagua, owned by Norwegian company Bergesen Worldwide (BW Group) and operated by Brazilian mining group, Vale, docked at Nippon Steel Corporation

June 19, 2012
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

China Rongsheng Christens VLOCs for Oman Shipping, Delivers Another to Vale

China Rongsheng Heavy Industries this week christened the first two 380,000 DWT Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOCs) built for Oman Shipping Company, as well as

May 22, 2012
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Monday, May 21, 2012

2nd Iron Ore Transshipment Vessel Announced by VALE

Vale has announced the construction of a second floating iron ore transfer station in Subic Bay, Philippines. These transfer ships facilitate the transfer of

May 21, 2012
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Friday, March 23, 2012
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After $1.33 Billion Investment in Acu Superport, Capesize Vessels Will Soon Load Ore, Oil, and Other Brazilian Cargos

Rio de Janeiro (Dow Jones) – Global mining company Anglo American PLC (AAL.LN, AAUKY) and Brazilian port developer LLX Logistica Sat (LLXL3.BR) may

March 23, 2012
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Friday, March 16, 2012
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New Maritime Additions to the Iron Ore Trade, Vale’s Ore Fabrica and Mitsui’s Tom Price

Bedeschi, an Italian company specializing in bulk loaders and unloaders gives us a first look at the Ore Fabrica, the world’s largest floating dry bulk

March 16, 2012
Total Views: 173

Thursday, January 26, 2012
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Philippines Offer Transshipment Options for Brazilian Ore, Vale Rio de Janeiro Arrives in Rotterdam [VIDEO]

Lacking port entry permits into China, Vale had to come up with other options to unload it’s massive 400,000 ton ore-carrying ships.   Enter

January 26, 2012
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Friday, January 13, 2012

Vale’s 350,000 Ton Cargo of Iron Ore to Be Auctioned to the Highest Bidder

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Brazilian iron ore producer Vale SA (VALE) will likely wait until the end of the Lunar New Year to sell a massive cargo of iron ore

January 13, 2012
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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Heavy Rainfall in Brazil Puts Vale in a Bind, Declares Force Majeure on Iron Ore Shipments

Vale informs that it is declaring force majeure (FM) on a number of its iron ore sales contracts effective from today, January 11, 2012. We are communicating

January 12, 2012
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Saturday, December 31, 2011

The China Wildcard, Iron Ore, and the Brazilian “Valemax” [OP/ED]

By Mark Weiss, gCaptain contributor The main concern at Vale S.A., that which has driven its order of dry bulk vessels with a 400,000 ton capacity, the

December 31, 2011
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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Port Reopens After Damaged Vale Beijing Removed from Berth

Brazilian mining giant Vale said Tuesday that the damaged Vale Beijing, the world’s largest iron-ore carrier, has been removed from berth at Pier I at

December 6, 2011
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