News & Announcements

OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS : 2018 ISA/Contractor Training Programmes
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 Resources Research and Development Association (COMRA) are offering places for candidates from developing States under their...

OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: 2018 GSR Training Programme
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. The five training opportunities are for: One fellowship to attend the 2-year Master of Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes) programme...

Ifremer and ISA Sign Extension Agreement of Exploration Contract for Polymetallic Nodules
JAMAICA, Kingston (27 November 2017) - -  The International Seabed Authority and l’Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la Mer (IFREMER ) have signed an Agreement on the extension of the exploration contract for polymetallic nodules in the Clarion Clipperton Zone.    IFREMER entered into a 15-year contract for exploration for...

ISA Secretary-General Talks Deep Seabed Mining at Ocean Board Meeting
JAMAICA, Kingston (16 November 2017) - -  The Authority has done a good job over its 24 years of existence of building its institutional capacity to manage deep seabed mining. Speaking at the special session on deep seabed mining at the 88th meeting of the Ocean Studies Board of the National Academies of Science in Washington, the Secretary-General of the International...

International Seabed Authority and Pew Charitable Trusts
JAMAICA, Kingston (14 November 2017) - - The International Seabed Authority has engaged with the Pew Seabed Mining Project in several areas including partnerships in relation to workshops in environmental matters held in Berlin and a workshop in Uganda earlier this year – the first to be held in a landlocked developing country. Speaking at Pew Charitable Trusts in...

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