An innovation in maritime technology, the VLOC
also reflects the commitment of Vale to create environmentally friendly operations.
En junio, el primer VLOC
de Vale no logro conseguir acceso a puertos chinos y tuvo que desviarse a Italia, un problema que, segun la empresa, se debio a factores comerciales.
In June, Vale's first VLOC
failed to access Chinese ports on its maiden voyage and was diverted to Italy--a glitch the company attributed to commercial factors.
Brazil Vale's current task of top priority is to immediately stop its ambitious fleet expansion plan especially to cease the construction of 400, 000 dwt VLOC
and other types of bulkers.
They comes under the 30 VLOC
orders placed by major Chinese ship owners, comprising ICBC Leasing, after they were contracted by mining group Vale to carry iron from Brazil to China over a period of up to 27 years.
Another gotcha is making sure your system is in VLOC
mode, not GPS mode.
Table 1 shows the status of COSCO's VLOC
vessels as of July 18, 2012.
Available sources for overlay are GPS 1, GPS 2, VLOC
1 and VLOC
The high brilliance of this new laser bar has been achieved by the new VLOC
epitaxial structure (Very Large Optical Cavity) and new proprietary mirror coating technology.
The firm said, they are part of the 30 VLOC
orders "placed by major Chinese ship owners, including ICBC Leasing, after they entered into the contract of affreightment (COA) with mining group Vale to transport iron from Brazil to China over a period of up to 27 years.
While 'only' 28 million dwt is due for delivery this year, two-thirds of that increase will come in the post-Panamax and VLOC
Christened "VALE SAHAM", the new Rongsheng-built VLOC
delivered to Oman Shipping Company S.