ISA/BGR Contractor Training Programme Opportunities Deadline 25 September 2017
News & Announcements
JAMAICA, Kingston (31 August 2017) - - The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources of the Federal Republic of Germany (BGR), is offering two (2) At-Sea training places for candidates from developing States within its 2018...
JAMAICA, Kingston (28 August 2017) - - The ISA will host a workshop on the design of impact reference zones (IRZ) and preservation reference zones (PRZ) in the Area. The workshop will be held in Germany from 27-29 September 2017.
JAMAICA, Kingston (25 August 2017) - - The Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority has made available a document entitled “Draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area” (ISBA/23/LTC/CRP.3*) for comment by...
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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
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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Central Database Repository
The Central Data Repository (CDR) 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. Read more