Monday, December 14, 2020
Accidents

Vale Ends Use of Converted Very Large Ore Carriers

Brazilian mining giant Vale has announced the final delivery of iron ore using one of its converted very large ore carriers, VLOCs, after the company decided to phase out its...

December 14, 2020
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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Maritime News

Polaris Very Large Ore Carrier Adrift Off Brazil After Fire

One of the world’s largest bulk carriers and a sister vessel to the ill-fated Stellar Daisy is adrift off the coast of Brazil after a fire knocked out power to...

May 30, 2018
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Monday, October 23, 2017
very large ore carrier
Maritime News

Hyundai Heavy to Build Five More VLOCs for Polaris Shipping

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has announced that it has signed a $400 million contract to build an additional five Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOCs) for Polaris Shipping....

October 23, 2017
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
News

Hyundai Heavy Confirms Polaris Shipping Order for 10 VLOCs

South Korea shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries has announced it has signed a $800 million contract to build ten of the world’s biggest iron ore carriers for Polaris Shipping. The contract,...

September 26, 2017
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