News & Announcements

NOW ONLINE: Comments to Draft Exploitation Regulations
JAMAICA, Kingston (3 December 2016) - -  The Authority has received 43 submissions of comments from stakeholders on its working draft Regulations and Standard Contract Terms on Exploitation for Mineral Resources in the Area. Among them, eight were submitted by governments (seven members and one observer), ten by Contractors, one by an international organization and...

Call for Applications: Internships at Ifremer through its Contractor Training Programme
JAMAICA, Kingston (18 November 2016) - -  The French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer) is offering two (2) internships for candidates from developing States in accordance with its exploration contract for polymetallic nodules with the International Seabed Authority.  The two-month long internships will take place at Ifremer's deep­sea...

Deadline for Comments to Working Draft Exploitation Regulations Extended
JAMAICA, Kingston (3 November 2016) - -  The deadline for comments by members and all stakeholders to the initial working draft regulations and standard contract terms on exploitation for mineral resources in the Area has been extended to 25 November 2016.    The zero draft is the first step toward consolidating the views of the Authority’s...

Head of EU Delegation to Jamaica Presents Credentials to ISA
JAMAICA, Kingston (28 October 2016) - -  Ambassador Malgorzata Wasilewska, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Jamaica, presented her credentials to the Secretary-General as the new Permanent Representative to the International Seabed Authority on 26 October 2016.  She is also the Head of the Delegation to Belize, the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and the...

Call for Applications: Ifremer Training Programme
JAMAICA, Kingston (21 October 2016) - - Ifremer (French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea) is offering one (1) at-sea training place for candidates of developing states in accordance with its contract for polymetallic sulphides exploration with the International Seabed Authority. The at-sea training will take place on-board one of Ifremer’s research vessel for a...

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