A FOOS celebration

ON MAY 15 2008, Andrew Forrest stepped onto the deck of the Cape size vessel Heng Shan and started shovelling iron ore from a wheelbarrow into its hold.

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Not too long after this, Andrew Forrest was on the deck of the Heng Shan shovelling ore into its hold.

While it seems a fairly small thing, it marked a massive change in the world's iron ore market and a key way point on a journey that had started just five years ago.