Yearly Archives: 2019

Marawa Research and Exploration Ltd. Training Opportunity

Apply Here Marawa Research and Exploration Ltd. in accordance with its exploration contract for polymetallic nodules with the International Seabed Authority is offering two (2) fellowships to candidates (one from a developing State and the other from Kiribati) the opportunity to attend the International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS) Summer Academy under its 2019 […]

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Nauru Ocean Resources Inc. At-sea training opportunity

Apply Now Nauru Ocean Resources Inc (NORI) in accordance with its exploration contract for polymetallic nodules with the International Seabed Authority is offering two (2) at-sea on-board placements to candidates (one to a candidate from a developing States and the other to a candidate from Nauru) interested in marine science and in particular physical and chemical oceanography and/or […]

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Colossal Advancements in Accessible Deep-Ocean Technology

Accessing the deep seafloor is no small feat. Nations, institutions, contractors, and corporations make major capital investment into the tools and machines needed to explore and, ultimately, exploit the deep ocean. The enormous costs involved in deploying even basic equipment in 6000 meters of water has been among the biggest limiting factors in the development […]

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Pacific Small Island Developing States Capacity Building Workshop on Deep Seabed Mining

MEDIA ADVISORY | 7 February 2019 The International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) will hold a regional training and capacity building workshop for Pacific Small Island Developing States (P-SIDS) on deep seabed mining in Nuku’alofa, Kingdom of Tonga, from 12 to 14 February 2019.  The workshop is […]

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Legal Adviser (Oceans and Natural Resources)

Location: London SW1, Pall MallClosing date: 20 February 2019 £72,447 p.a + benefits We have an outstanding opportunity for a Legal Adviser with experience in maritime affairs and Law of the Sea in the Oceans and Natural Resources (ONR) section of our Trade, Oceans and Natural Resources Directorate. The successful candidate will provide legal and policy advice, […]

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Communications Specialist

ORGANISATIONAL SETTING & REPORTING The post is located within the Executive Office of the Secretary-General at the Headquarters of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) located in Kingston, Jamaica, and reports directly to the Senior Policy Officer and Special Assistant to the Secretary-General. RESPONSIBILITIES Within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following: Takes the […]

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MIT Comparative Study of Economic Models for Polymetallic Nodule Mining Now Available Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT | 29 January 2019 The comparative study of economic models requested by the International Seabed Authority (ISA) Council is now available on the ISA website: http://bit.ly/isa-wg  Prepared by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the study, which compares four economic models, will be reviewed at the first meeting of the open-ended working group of the ISA Council, […]

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Nautilus and DSMF extend the maturity date of the existing secured loan facility

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nautilus Minerals Inc. (TSX:NUS, OTC:NUSMF Nasdaq Intl Designation) (the “Company” or “Nautilus“) and Deep Sea Mining Finance Ltd. have agreed to extend the maturity date of the existing secured loan facility which is currently due on February 8, 2019, for 28 days ending on March 8, 2019. The […]

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Search for a New Executive Director for the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)

The Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) is seeking its next full‐time Executive Director to carry on from the current Executive Director, Dr. Ed Urban, who will retire this fall. SCOR is an interdisciplinary committee of the International Science Council and is the leading non‐governmental organization for the promotion and coordination of international ocean science […]

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Ambassador Masahiko Kiya, the Ambassador for TICAD 7,MOFA Japan, Ambassador Soloman Maina, Kenya’s ambassador to Japan and Siddharth Chatterjee, United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya (Kenya Embassy)

Blue Economy: The new frontier for Africa’s growth – An interview with Siddharth Chatterjee UN Resident Coordinator to Kenya

Nikki Shimbun for Pulse Live Kenya | 8 February 2019 The blue economy in Africa is neglected, ignored or underexploited, but it can offer a range of African solutions to African economic problems. More than one-quarter of Africa’s population lives within 100km of the coast and derive their livelihoods there. According to the International Energy Agency […]

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