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News & Announcements
JAMAICA, Kingston (11 January 2018) - - The Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority has released the submissions from member States and other stakeholders to the “Draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources...
JAMAICA, Kingston (5 January 2018) - - The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Republic of Korea (MOF-ROK), L'Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer ( IFREMER), Interoceanmetal Joint Organization (IOM) and China Ocean Mineral...
JAMAICA, Kingston (1 December 2017) - - Global Sea Mineral Resources NV (GSR), is offering five places for candidates from developing States under its 2018 contractor training programme.
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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