JAMAICA, Kingston (31 May 2018) – – China Minmetals Corporation (CMC), in accordance with its exploration contract for polymetallic nodules with the International Seabed Authority, is offering four (4) At-Sea training places for candidates from developing States within its 2018/2019 training programme.
Two candidates will undergo environmental exploration training onboard the HAIYANG LIUHAO or the XIANGANGHONG SHIHAO research vessels for 40 days between 31 August and 04 December 2018.

A further two candidates will also undergo geological exploration training, also onboard the above named research vessels  for approximately 40 days in 2019.

CMC will cover all relevant costs associated with the training including: medical insurance, travel cost to and within China, meals, accommodation and living allowance. 

Applications should be submitted to training@isa.org.jm, in one of the official languages of the International Seabed Authority using the manual forms on the training web page OR  through the online training portal by the 28 June 2018 deadline.

Users applying through the online portal must remember to also upload a copy of the signed nomination form together with a passport photo, degree/certificate and résumé.

One of the Voluntary Commitments that the ISA made at the UN Ocean Conference 2017 was “Enhancing the role of Women in Marine Scientific Research through Capacity Building” – we therefore strongly encourage suitably qualified females to apply for these training opportunities.

For more information, visit our website.

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