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Japan Oil, Gas And Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) And ISA Sign Exploration Contract
The International Seabed Authority and JOGMEC of Japan signed a 15-year contract for prospecting and exploration for cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts in Tokyo on 27‎ January 2014.‎   The contract was signed by the Secretary-General of the Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and the President of JOGMEC, Hirobumi Kawano in the presence of State Minister Midori Matsushima of...

ISA Prepares For Legal And Technical Commission Meetings In Kingston
Two ISA Legal and Technical Commission (LTC) meetings have been scheduled to be held in Kingston in 2014. The first session of the ISA LTC meetings will be held in Kingston from 3-14 February and the second session will take place during the Authority's 20th Session from 7-25 July. In an attempt to balance the workload of the Commission between the two sessions, some...

Brazil Applies For Approval Of Plan Of Work For Exploration For Cobalt-Rich Ferromanganese Crust
On 31 December 2013, the Authority received an application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for Cobalt-rich Ferromanganese Crust in the Area submitted by Companhia de Pesquisa de Recursos Minerais (CPRM), which is a Brazilian State Enterprise. The application is sponsored by the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil. The application area is in the...

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