News & Announcements
Press Release | 26 February 2020
Statement by ISA Secretary-General Michael Lodge
It is with profound sadness that I learned of the passing of H.E Satya N. Nandan who served for an unprecedented three terms as Secretary-General of...
Announcement | 26 February 2020
Applications are now open for two financially supported internship opportunities with the International Seabed Authority (ISA), in cooperation with the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), UK, to candidates...
Press Release | 25 February 2020
The Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) Mr. Michael W. Lodge welcomed H.E. Deryck Lance Murray, as the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to ISA, on 14...
The "Mining Code" refers to the whole of the comprehensive set of rules, regulations and procedures issued by the International Seabed Authority to regulate prospecting, exploration and exploitation of marine minerals in the international seabed Area...read more
Documents and Resources
ISA Calendar of Events
ISA Deep Data
The data repository holds centralized data of public and private information on marine mineral resources acquired from various institutions worldwide. The Authority uses this data to standardize and evaluate data for quantitative mineral assessments. The ISA Database is the newest addition. Read more
A principal function of the Authority is to regulate deep seabed mining and to give special emphasis to ensuring that the marine environment is protected from any harmful effects which may arise from mining activities including exploration and exploitation. Read more
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