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
Total Views: 9123

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Accidents

Marshall Islands Releases Long-Awaited Stellar Daisy Casualty Report

The Maritime Administrator of the Republic of the Marshall Islands has released its long-awaited report on the investigation into the 2017 loss of the Stellar Daisy in the South Atlantic....

April 23, 2019
Total Views: 798

Sunday, February 17, 2019
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Maritime News

Sunken Stellar Daisy Found in Remote South Atlantic

U.S.-based ocean exploration firm Ocean Infinity has located the wreck of the lost South Korean bulk carrier Stellar Daisy in the South Atlantic Ocean approximately 1800 nautical miles due west...

February 17, 2019
Total Views: 235

Monday, February 11, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Subsea Firm to Commence Search for Missing Stellar Daisy in Remote South Atlantic

The vessel used in the private search for the missing MH370 aircraft and Argentina’s missing sub, ARA San Juan, will now hunt for the Stellar Daisy, one of the world’s largest bulk...

February 11, 2019
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Maritime News

Report: South Korea Seeking Arrest Warrants Over 2017 Stellar Daisy Sinking in South Atlantic

South Korean authorities are seeking an arrest warrant for the head of Polaris Shipping along with four others related to the 2017 sinking of the Stellar Daisy in the South...

January 23, 2019
Total Views: 26

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
Total Views: 58

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Maritime News

MV STELLAR DAISY Loss Casts Shadow Over Fleet of Vale Iron-Ore Carriers

By R.T. Watson (Bloomberg) — A second vessel contracted to haul iron ore for Brazilian miner Vale SA was delayed for repairs following the loss of a similar ship that...

May 30, 2017
Total Views: 133

Monday, April 3, 2017
Maritime News

Vale: 266,000 Tonnes of Iron Ore Insured Aboard Sunken VLOC

SAO PAULO, April 3 (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Monday that 260,000 tonnes of fine iron ore on a South Korean ship that sank in the South...

April 3, 2017
Total Views: 18

Sunday, April 2, 2017
Interesting

Uruguay Losing Hope For 22 Missing From Sunken Ore Carrier

by Matías Larramendi (Reuters) Uruguay’s navy said on Sunday it was losing hope of finding alive any of 22 crew members missing two days after a South Korean ore carrier...

April 2, 2017
Total Views: 30

Interesting

Very Large Ore Carrier ‘Stellar Daisy’ Sinks in South Atlantic

Update (April 2): A KC-130 aircraft with the Brazilian Air Force has joined the search for survivors from the MV Stellar Daisy, which is believed to have sunk in the Atlantic...

April 2, 2017
Total Views: 119