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Open-ended Informal Working Group advances discussions on financial model for mineral exploitation in the international seabed area

Representatives from Member States, civil society organizations and contractors, gathered at the International Seabed Authority (ISA) Headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica, this week, for an open ended informal working group meeting established to advance discussions on the financial model for mineral exploitation in the international deep seabed area. Established by the ISA Council in July 2018, the […]

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International Seabed Authority internship associate legal officer environmental management plans Women and girls in science ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

Twenty-fifth Annual Session of ISA

The first part of the 25th annual session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) will consist of a meeting of the ISA Council convening from 25 February-1 March 2019 and a meeting of the Legal and Technical Commission (LTC) from 4-15 March 2019, in Kingston, Jamaica. The meeting arrangement follows the revised schedule, decided at […]

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International Seabed Authority internship associate legal officer environmental management plans Women and girls in science ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

1st Part of the 25th Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA)

On Monday, the Council of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) opened for the first part of the 25th annual session in Kingston, Jamaica. The Council elected its President and Vice-Presidents for 2019, addressed organizational matters, and heard reports on the status of exploration contracts, the implementation of the 2018 Council decision relating to the summary […]

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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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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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Nautilus Provides Corporate Update

Vancouver, British Columbia, January 8, 2019 – Nautilus Minerals Inc. (TSX:NUS, OTC:NUSMF Nasdaq Intl Designation) (the “Company” or “Nautilus“) provides the following corporate update. 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 January 8, 2019, for 30 days ending on February […]

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New paper considers protection for damage caused by deep-sea mining

Sonali Campion for The Commonwealth | 7 December 2018 A new Commonwealth paper examines who should be held responsible if deep-sea mining in international waters causes environmental damage. Written by Hannah Lily, Legal Adviser in the Commonwealth’s Oceans and National Resources team, it is part of an eight-part series produced in collaboration with the Centre for International […]

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Nautilus Provides Corporate Update

Vancouver, British Columbia, December 2, 2018 – Nautilus Minerals Inc. (TSX:NUS, OTC:NUSMF Nasdaq Intl Designation) (the “Company” or “Nautilus“) provides the following corporate update. Nautilus is currently negotiating the terms of an agreement with arm’s length third parties that would involve the creation of a new joint venture company (the “Vessel JV”) to be owned by the third […]

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International Cable Protection Committee celebrates the 60th anniversary of its first submarine cable protection initiatives

After six decades, the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) continues to fulfil its mission by advancing submarine cable protection worldwide. Today, marks the 60th anniversary of the ICPC’s first Plenary held on 26 November 1958. In the mid-1950’s, a group of submarine cable systems operators formed The Cable Damage Committee (CDC). At the inception of […]

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