VLOC

AcronymDefinition
VLOCVery Large Ore Carrier (shipping vessel)
VLOCVOR/Localizer (VOR: VHF Omni-directional Radio Range; aviation/navigation)
VLOCVictorian Lyric Opera Company (Rockville, MD)
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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.
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 segments.
Christened "VALE SAHAM", the new Rongsheng-built VLOC delivered to Oman Shipping Company S.