Wednesday, December 28, 2011
The Berge Everest's current position current as of Wednesday, December 19th at 11:30 pst. Screen shot via Marine Traffic's AIS ship tracking

Vale’s Milestone: First VLOC Reaches China

Brazilian mining giant Vale SA cleared a major (and long awaited) hurdle today.  The BERGE EVEREST, one of the VALE’s massive VLOC’s, has finally

December 28, 2011
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Monday, December 26, 2011
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Vale S.A. and Chinese Shipowners Square Off Over Iron Ore Trade

Vale S.A., the second largest mining company in the world, is also owner of the world’s largest sea-going ore carriers called VLOC’s, or Very Large

December 26, 2011
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Friday, September 23, 2011

Vale Takes Delivery of Second 400,000-ton VLOC

Brazilian mining giant Vale SA said Friday it has taken delivery of its second very large iron ore carrier, or VLOC, from Daewoo Shilpbuilding & Marine

September 23, 2011
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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Vale Brasil: Too big to enter China port?

According to several reports, the Vale Brasil, the world’s largest iron ore carrier on its maiden voyage from Brazil to China, is “highly

June 21, 2011
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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Nor-Shipping announces 2011 Clean Ship and Next Generation Ship winners

The news item is from the 2011 event visit gCaptain’s NorShipping 2013 page for information on the next event. Nor-Shipping last week released names of

May 31, 2011
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

VALE BRASIL – World’s largest ore carrier loaded in Brazil

The world’s largest ore carrier, Vale Brasil, was loaded for the first time Tuesday at Pier I at Ponta da Madeira Port Terminal (TPPM) in Brazil. The

May 25, 2011
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