News & Announcements

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...

Call for Applications: GSR Training Programme
JAMAICA, Kingston (19 October 2016) - - Global Sea Mineral Resources NV (GSR), is offering two training opportunities for candidates from developing States, in accordance with its contract with the Authority for exploration for polymetallic nodules dated 14 January 2013.  The two training programmes are (1) for one candidate to attend the annual 2017 session of the...

The Government of India Signs Exploration Contract with the International Seabed Authority
JAMAICA, Kingston (26 September 2016) - - The International Seabed Authority and the Government of India have signed a 15-year exploration contract for polymetallic sulphides. The contract was signed today, Monday 26 September in New Delhi, India by the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and Dr M Rajeevan, Secretary of the Ministry...

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