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Vale Sells Four Capesize Bulkers to Polaris Shipping

Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. has concluded the talks with shipping company Polaris Shipping for the sale ...

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MacGregor Wins Pusnes Contract for New VLOCs

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, a Finnish provider of cargo-handling machinery for ships, has won Pusnes deck ...

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Vale Sells Three Valemaxes for USD 269 Mn

Brazilian mining giant Vale SA reached an agreement to sell three of its Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOCs) to a ...

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Moody’s Lowers Navios' Rating as Vale Scraps Iron Ore Deal

Greek dry bulk shipping company Navios Maritime Holdings’ corporate family rating has been downgraded as ...

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ICBC Reveals Builders of Its Valemax Series

ICBC Financial Leasing Co has disclosed the names of builders of its ten 400,000 dwt VLOCs intended to transport ...

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Vale, ICBC Sign Long-Term Iron Ore Transport Deal

Brazilian mining major Vale has signed a 27-year iron ore transport deal with ICBC Financial Leasing, the leasing ...

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COSCOCS Closes Deal for 10 VLOCs at SWS

China’s newly established shipping major, China COSCO Shipping Corporation (COSCOCS) has signed a contract ...

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SOHAR Port Boosts Ties with Vale to Export Minerals

Oman’s SOHAR Port and Freezone has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ...

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CMES on Ordering Spree with Ten VLOCs

Shanghai-listed shipping company China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has placed an order for ten VLOCs at three ...

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Pan Ocean Clinches USD 359 Mln Deal with Vale

Freshly rehabilitated South Korean shipping company Pan Ocean Co. has entered into a Contract Of Affreigtment (COA) ...

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CMES, Vale Shake Hands on Iron Ore Transport Deal

China Merchants Energy Shipping’s (CMES) subsidiary, Hong Kong Ming Wah Shipping, has signed a deal ...

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Roger Agnelli, Ex Vale’s CEO, Dies in Plane Crash

Roger Agnelli, ABB Board of Directors’ member and former Chairman of Brazilian mining company Vale, died in a ...

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COSCOCS Inks 27-Year Ore Transport Deal with Vale

The newly-created shipping major China COSCO Shipping Corporation (COSCOCS) has penned a 27-year agreement with ...

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Interactive Image: World’s Largest VLOC

In today’s interactive picture we introduce the giant Valemax-the world’s biggest iron ore carrier, ...

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Vale, Fortescue Join to Stay Competitive in China

Brazilian mining giant Vale and its Australia-based counterpart Fortescue Metals Group, operating in the Pilbara ...

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Maersk and Vale Secure Space at Ningbo-Zhoushan

Chinese Ningbo-Zhoushan port and shipping conglomerate A.P. Møller Mærsk Co have signed an agreement to expand ...

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Vale Reopens Port of Tubarão, Sends First Cargo to Asia

Brazilian mining giant Vale has resumed operations at Port of Tubarão’s ore and coal terminals, after the ...

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Vale Given Green Light to Resume Operations at Tubarão

A Brazilian appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering mining giant Vale SA to suspend operations at its Port ...

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Vale’s Tubarão Port Closed amid Environmental Concerns

Brazilian mining giant Vale has received a notification from the local court on the suspension of activities at its ...

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Vale Wraps Up Sale of Four VLOCs

Brazilian mining company Vale S.A. (Vale) and a consortium led by ICBC Financial Leasing, a wholly-owned subsidiary ...

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Vale to Offload Its Remaining Valemaxes for USD 1.1Bn

Brazilian mining giant Vale SA plans to dispose of its remaining 11 Valemaxes though a lease-back deal estimated to ...

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