News & Announcements

International Seabed Authority Reporting Standard Highlighted in AMC Seafloor Mineral Resources Article
JAMAICA, Kingston (1 June 2016) - - With a third of the world's seafloor area covered by the Economic Exclusive Zone and areas of the Continental Shelf, reporting requirements for mineral resources and mineral reserves are set by laws of nations within which the exploration companies operate. In an AMC Consultants newsletter article, (as quoted by Mining Journal Online...

The Republic of Korea Applies for Approval of Plan of Work for Exploration for Cobalt-rich Ferromanganese Crusts
JAMAICA, Kingston (12 May 2016) - - On 10 May 2016, the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority received an application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for cobalt-rich ferromanganese Crusts submitted by the government of the Republic of Korea.    The area under application is located east of the Northern Mariana Islands and covers a...

ISA Selects Five Candidates for Internships offered by Ifremer
JAMAICA, Kingston (9 May 2016) - -  The ISA Legal and Technical Commission has selected five candidates for internships offered by Institut francais de Recherche pour I’Exploitation de la Mer (Ifremer). The candidates will participate in a 5-day taxonomy workshop that will be held in Brest, France, from 27 June to the 1 July 2016 as part of the yearly summer...

International Seabed Authority Prepares for 22nd Annual Session
JAMAICA, Kingston (3 May 2016) - - The Authority's 22nd Annual Session will be held in Kingston, Jamaica from 11-22 July 2016. The Session will be preceded by meetings of the Legal and Technical Commission and the Finance Committee from 4-8 July. Legal and Technical Commission Election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission will be held during the July...

Call for Applications: 2016 Xiamen University and Dalian Maritime University Summer Programs
JAMAICA, Kingston (27 April 2016) - - Interested students from developing countries with a first degree or above, interested in oceans law and policy are invited to apply for a scholarship to either attend the two-week 2016 Xiamen Summer Program at the Marco Polo - Zheng He Academy of International Oceans Law and Policy in Xiamen University or the two-week 2016 Dalian...

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