Sailing the Seven Seas

Have you ever thought about the first journey of a ship, her maiden voyage from the shipyard to its owner?

Korea Lines Orders Two Bulkers

Korea Lines Corporation, part of Samra Midas Group, has announced an investment in two 325,000 dwt bulk carriers. ...

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Brokers: Vale Tied to Up to 30 New Valemaxes

Brazilian miner Vale has been linked to a time charter deal for up to 30 Valemax newbuilds contracted from seven ...

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Vale Sells Two VLOCs to China's Bocomm

Brazilian mining giant Vale has finalized a sale agreement for two of its very large ore carriers (VLOCs) with ...

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Another Win for Navios in Vale Contract Dispute

A New York arbitration tribunal has ruled in favor of Navios South American Logistics, part of Greek dry bulk ...

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GMS: Vale's VLOC Demolition Sale Fails

Brazilian mining giant Vale’s recent sale of a very large ore carrier (VLOC) for demolition has reportedly ...

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NS United to Carry Iron Ore for Vale

Japan-based marine company NS United Kaiun Kaisha has received a 25-year contract of affreightment for the ...

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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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