News & Announcements

ISA Calls For Nominations For 2013-2014 At-Sea Training Programme
The International Seabed Authority is calling for nominations for six short-term training opportunities in 2013-2014 for suitable candidates from developing States provided by two ISA Contractors. The ISA training programme is pursuant to the terms of contract for exploration for polymetallic sulphides between COMRA and the Authority and the terms of contract for...

ISA 18th Session Compendium Goes Electronic
ISA's compendium of selected decisions and documents of the 18th session is now available online.  The compendium will now be available in electronic format only. The Authority will be issuing e-copies of the annual compendium in the six  (AR | CH | EN | ES | FR | RU) official languages of the United...

ISA Endowment Fund Announces Funding For Candidates To Attend Rhodes Academy 18th Session
The ISA Endowment Fund is inviting applications from suitable candidates interested in being sponsored to attend the 18th Session of the Rhodes Academy of the Oceans Law and Policy meetings held   June 30 - July 20, 2013 in Greece. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2013 For more details, candidates can download the Information Booklet, the...

Singapore Applies For Approval Of Plan Of Work For Exploration For Polymetallic Nodules
On 19 April 2013, Ocean Mineral Singapore Pte. Ltd., a company sponsored by the Government of Singapore, submitted an application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic nodules in a reserved area. The area under application is the reserved area portion of the UK Seabed Resources Ltd claim area in the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone of the Pacific...

India Applies For Approval Of Plan Of Work For Exploration For Polymetallic Sulphides
On 26 March 2013, the International Seabed Authority received an application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic sulphides submitted by the Government of India. The application area is in the Central Indian Ocean and that the applicant has elected to offer an equity interest in a joint venture arrangement with the Enterprise in lieu of a reserved...

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