Sailing the Seven Seas

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

Polaris Orders Five More VLOCs at HHI

South Korean shipping company Polaris Shipping has added five more 325,000 dwt Very Large Ore Carriers to the ...

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Two Injured in Explosion aboard Polaris VLOC

Two Filipino seafarers were reportedly injured in an explosion aboard the 250,000 dwt ore carrier Stellar Young, ...

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Fourth VLOC Joins Fortescue's Fleet

FMG Sydney, the fourth of eight very large ore carriers (VLOCs) ordered in 2014 by Australian iron ore company ...

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BIMCO: No Reason to Sell Old Converted VLOCs

Although there is a huge age gap between converted and normal very large ore carriers (VLOCs), there are not many ...

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NS United Orders Second Valemax in Japan

Japan’s shipowner NS United Kaiun Kaisha has placed an order for another 400,000 dwt Capesize very large ore ...

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Cracks Found on Another Polaris VLOC

Cracks have been found aboard another Polaris Shipping-operated very large ore carrier (VLOC), the 1994-built ...

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Partners Eye LNG-Fuelled VLOC Design

Hyundai Heavy Industries, Lloyd’s Register, Woodside Energy, Anangel Maritime Services and General Electric Company ...

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Fortescue's First VLOC Completes Maiden Voyage

FMG Nicola, the first of eight very large ore carriers (VLOCs) ordered in 2014 by Australian iron ore company ...

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Fortescue Secures Funds for Eight VLOCs

Australian iron ore company Fortescue Metals Group Limited has finalized an agreement with the China Development ...

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Oil Spills from VLOC Berge Bureya in Strait of Malacca

The Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) Berge Bureya took part in an oil spill incident off Malaysia in the Malacca ...

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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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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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CMES Cleared to Order 10 Valemaxes

Shanghai-listed China Merchants Energy Shipping, a subsidiary of China Merchants Group, has issued a stock filing ...

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COSCO Cuts Loss, Approves Shipping Deal with Vale

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China COSCO Holdings managed to slash its quarterly annual loss by 45.3%, and is trying to move forward with the ...

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Update: Vale, Cosco Ink Iron Ore Shipping Deal

Vale S.A. (Vale) and China Merchants Group signed in Beijing on September 26 a contract by which Vale will ...

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Guangzhou Shipyard Scores VLOC Quartet Order

Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) has secured an order from Australian miner Fortescue Metals Group to ...

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Fortescue Negotiating More Ships

Australian miner Fortescue has launched talks for the construction of four highly efficient very large ore carriers ...

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Yangzijiang Secures First 260,000DWT VLOCs Order

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Limited has secured a shipbuilding contract for four 260,000DWT very large ore ...

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China Rongsheng Heavy Hands Over VLOC ‘VALE ...

China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Limited, a large heavy industries group in China, announced the ...

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Vale Takes Delivery of Eleventh VLOC from Rongsheng ...

China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings Limited, a large heavy industries group in China, announced the ...

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VLOC ‘Vale Shinas’ Docks at Port of Sohar (Oman)

Ending its maiden voyage from Brazil, VLOC ‘Vale Shinas’ has docked at Vale’s deep-water jetty to ...

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