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ISA Ocean Governance

New Era for the ISA?

The 23rd Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority – and the first Annual Session under new Secretary General Michael Lodge – convened 31 July 2017 at the ISA headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica. By the time of the final gavel on 18 August, the ISA had made a series of decisions with major implications both […]

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seabed authority work

Seabed Authority work to be reviewed at 23rd session

SYRANNO BAINES in JAMAICA GLEANER | 12 August 2017 “For the first time in its history, provision has been made for a review of the work of the International Seabed Authority (ISA). The provision which falls under Article 154 of the Law of the Sea Convention will see the general assembly considering a report produced by […]

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Nigeria

Nigeria looks to benefit from seabed mining

MARINELOG | 10 Aug 2017 “By working with the International Seabed Authority (ISBA), Nigeria is set to benefit from deep sea mining, said Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), speaking at the opening ceremony of the 23rd Assembly of the International Seabed Authority (ISBA) held in Kingston, […]

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