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September 12, 2016, Cabinet okays extension of contract for rights to explore polymetallic nodules in Indian ocean

August 17, 2016, Chatham Rock closer to seafloor phosphate mining

August 16, 2016, Cash-strapped Nautilus to lay-off workers, cancel contracts for delayed Solwara 1

August 10, 2016, Katti asks Swakop Matters to step out of the shadows

August 10, 2016, Japan looks to sea floor in search for metals

August 08, 2016, International Seabed Authority issues draft seabed mining regulations

August 04, 2016, Second company keen on sea bed mining around Cook Islands

July 28, 2016, Abundant and diverse ecosystem found in area targeted for deep-sea mining

July 26, 2016, Cooks contract with International Seabed Authority at 'significant' milestone

July 20, 2016, Korea to excavate minerals in western Pacific Ocean

July 18, 2016, Cook Islands Investment Corporation signs exploration contract with ISA

July 15, 2016, Deep-sea mining briefing at International Seabed Authority

July 14, 2016, China looks into deep sea mining in PNG waters

July 13, 2016, Bangladesh becomes President of International Seabed Authority Assembly

July 05, 2016, Research expedition to test technologies for sea floor mineral deposits

July 04, 2016, Research expedition to test technologies for sea floor mineral deposits

July 01, 2016, Marine Phosphate responds to opponents

June 30, 2016, Nautilus struggles to finance deep sea mining project

June 16, 2016, India sets sights on Gold in ocean

June 13, 2016, More studies on Phosphate mining needed

June 13, 2016, Republic of Nauru International Seabed Minerals Act 2015

May 26, 2016, Nautilus upgrades and increases CCZ Mineral Resource to over 685 million tonnes

May 23, 2016, Woc and Dubai Maritime Cluster sign partnership agreement

May 23, 2016, Seabed Mining Licences to go under hammer soon

May 1, 2016, Saudi, Sudanese Oil Ministers to discuss Atlantis II Project

April 28, 2016, Precautionary management of Deep Sea Mining potential in Pacific Island countries

April 20, 2016, India working on deep ocean exploration and mining technologies

April 14, 2016, Cooks prepare for possible future extraction of seabed minerals

April 11, 2016, Odyssey Marine Exploration responds to decision on "Don Diego" project

March 30, 2016, Glaring problems with SPC deep sea mining framework: blue ocean law

March 30, 2016, UKSRL signs second exploration contract with ISA

March 24, 2016, Pacific community defends seabed law review

March 20, 2016, Report analyses regional mechanism

March 16, 2016, Breaking the Surface: The future of deep sea mining in the Pacific

March 12, 2016, Nautilus Seafloor Production Tools arrive in Oman

March 05, 2016, Chatham Rock Phosphate signs agreement for equity injection

March 01, 2016, Benefits to Pacific seabed mining investigated

February 28, 2016, China passes seafloor mining law

February 20, 2016, No bids for deep sea mineral tender

February 16, 2016, Regional research project shows dangerous folly of PNG seabed mining experiment

February 12, 2016, Cabinet to decide on phosphate mining

February 11, 2016, Nautilus Minerals files preliminary prospectus for C$103M rights offering

February 10, 2016, China to further explore Antarctic, deep sea this year

February 10, 2016, EU launches major deepsea mining project

February 06, 2016, E.U. deepsea mining project launched

February 03, 2016, Nautilus takes delivery of seafloor production tools

February 03, 2016, Chatham Rock determine to reapply for seabed mining licence as fee stoush looms

January 22, 2016, Norway explores its seabed mining potential

January 19, 2016, Nautilus ready to wet test seafloor production equipment

January 19, 2016, Moratorium on marine phosphate mining 'was never lifted'

January 14, 2016, Ready for next great game: mining minerals from seas

January 08, 2016, Pacific Offshore Mining eyes Bay of Plenty seabed

December 24, 2015, Nautilus eyeing 38 potential experimental seabed mining sites in PNG and Tonga

December 17, 2015, Odyssey Marine Exploration executes $21 million deal, retires all bank debt, and retains a financial interest in future shipwreck projects

December 12, 2015, Nautilus Minerals and Tongling sign new offtake agreement for Solwara 1

December 03, 2015, Trans-Tasman Resources applies for new seabed mining permit

December 03, 2015, Kraken releases SoundPix® solution for next generation seabed mapping

November 20, 2015, SPC welcomes Nauru's new legislation to govern seabed mining activities

November 13, 2015, Government muzzles environmental watchdog to pave way for mining deals

November 12, 2015, Rare Earth Diplomacy: India and Japan makes strategic partnership to explore stakes in deep-sea mining

November 11, 2015, Huge seabed gold deposit discovered off eastern China coast

November 11, 2015, Kermadecs just the start as Nick Smith signals intention for more marine reserves

November 11, 2015, Norwegians square up to offshore challenge

November 10, 2015, $16.4 Billion undersea gold deposit discovered in China

November 10, 2015, Brazil to explore bottom of Atlantic Ocean in probe of mineral wealth

November 06, 2015, Odyssey Marine Exploration reports third quarter 2015 results

October 31, 2015, Top legislature mulls seabed exploration law

October 31, 2015, Ocean Floor Geophysics Inc. has completed a seafloor sampling, AUV, and geophysical exploration program for Global Sea Mineral Resources NV

October 30, 2015, India expands deep-sea mining

October 28, 2015, CRP seeks more capital to ensure overseas listing

October 22, 2015, Germany debates costs, deep sea mining and cruise ships

October 21, 2015, Memorandum of Understanding between the French Maritime Cluster (CMF) and the Deep Sea Mining Alliance (DSMA) on industrial, technological and scientific cooperation

October 05, 2015, Pacific countries discuss environmental management options for deep sea minerals development

September 29, 2015, Fishing, mining interests in Kermadec sanctuary won't attract compensation

September 28, 2015, New Zealand to create giant South Pacific sanctuary, banning fishing and mining

September 22, 2015, Science expedition to study deep-sea deposits

September 17, 2015, Odyssey Marine Exploration provides update for "Don DIego" Phosphate project and renegotiates bank loan agreement

September 10, 2015, Cooks keen to co-operate with India over seabed resources

August 22, 2015, China tests deep-sea mining exploration vehicle

August 13, 2015, Seabed tenders open in Cooks

August 12, 2015, Namibia in over its head in seabed mining quandary

August 11, 2015, Namibia may ban marine Phosphate mining

August 11, 2015, Namibia: Phosphate mining uncertain

August 08, 2015, Second leg research cruise of pilot action "Ecological aspects of deep-sea mining" has started

August 07, 2015, African states urged to be more involved as seabed mining regulations are drawn up

July 30, 2015, Cooks set to sign contract on seabed minerals in Pacific

July 29, 2015, Nautilus Minerals: vessel dewatering plant detailed design contract awarded

July 29, 2015, Leaders' declaration G7 summit acknowledges risks around deep sea mining

July 24, 2015, First Chinese company acquires undersea mining approval

July 24, 2015, Seabed council agrees on criteria for approved contract extension

July 23, 2015, SPC and International Seabed Authority seal new agreement

July 21, 2015, Seabed council discusses regulatory framework for mineral exploitation

July 21, 2015, Phosphate miner urged to engage Govt

July 16, 2015, Five NGO's seek observer status at ISA assembly

July 16, 2015, Deep seabed mining regulation in the Pacific

July 09, 2015, Managing mining of the deep seabed: contracts are being granted, but protections are lagging

July 09, 2015, Scientists call for temporary halt on new deep sea mining projects

July 06, 2015, SLR investigates deep sea mining

July 06, 2015, Chatham Rock pressing on with bid

June 30, 2015, India begins first seabed exploration for gold and other mineral deposits in Indian ocean

June 30, 2015, CRP seeks farmer capital to support local Phosphate supply

June 28, 2015, Govt set to mine mineral resources off Okinawa

June 23, 2015, Black Sand mining in Cagayan, Philippines, goes offshore

June 17, 2015, Samicor promotes Phosphate idea to Luderitz

June 16, 2015, NGO's question Nautilus Minerals report on seafloor mining 'minimum' impacts

June 16, 2015, Keppel Corporation: Ocean Mineral Singapore awarded contract for seabed exploration

June 09, 2015, Study to investigate the state of knowledge of deep-sea mining

June 08, 2015, Phosphate mining calls for baseline study

June 03, 2015, Reprisk releases report on seabed mining and deep sea drilling

June 01, 2015, New Zealand Green Party urges government to put moratorium on seabed mining

June 01, 2015, Nautilus Minerals' Solwara 1 Project has the potential to significantly reduce social and environmental impacts compared to terrestrial copper mines

May 29, 2015, SPC, EU to establish deep sea mining network

May 29, 2015, Mining company apply for prospecting permit for NZ seabed

May 22, 2015, GRN reviews Phosphate moratorium

May 21, 2015, Submission to the International Seabed Authority on the report to ISA members and stakeholders

May 21, 2015, Antipodes Gold: transaction update

May 19, 2015, Samoa hosts deep sea minerals policy and legislation training

May 14, 2015, PhD offered: potential of polymetallic nodules

May 14, 2015, PhD offered: predictive modelling and marine spatial planning in deep-sea mining

May 13, 2015, Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited: Allotment of Shares

May 13, 2015, Landmark Lawsuit Challenges U.S. Approval of Deep-sea Mineral Mining

May 08, 2015, Nautilus Minerals Announces Financial Results for Q1 2015

May 07, 2015, China wants to co-operate with India on deep seabed mining

May 07, 2015, A Vertical Mining System Concept Using DTH for Seafloor Mining

May 06, 2015, Nautilus Minerals Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors

May 06, 2015, ISA and the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources of Germany Sign Exploration Contract

Apr. 30, 2015, Fugro Sets Water Depth Record for Seafloor Drills

Apr. 29, 2015, Debmarine Namibia Secures Funding for Diamond Exploration Vessel

Apr. 27, 2015, Marshall Islands consults on deep sea minerals

Apr. 22, 2015, Seminar on International Deep Seabed Mining

Apr. 20, 2015, Environmentally Friendly, Lucrative, and Beneficial to Society? Experts Discuss Deep-sea Mining

Mar. 23, 2015, Horizon 2020 programme to develop revolutionary underwater mining system

Mar. 23, 2015, An Ocean Mining Dispute Off Mexicos Baja California Coast

Mar. 19, 2015, Odyssey Marine Exploration: What's The Deal?

Mar. 19, 2015, Chinese Deep-Sea Sub Reports Large Mineral Deposits In Indian Ocean Seafloor

Mar. 16, 2015, Kraken Sonar Receives Financial Contribution from the Government of Canada

Mar. 13, 2015, Odyssey Marine Exploration Enters Into Financing Agreement With Strategic Investor for Offshore Mineral and Resource Exploration

Mar. 13, 2015, Seabed Authority Issues Draft Framework for the Regulation of Exploitation Activities

Mar. 12, 2015, Russia Inks Major Ore Exploration Deal with International Seabed Authority

Mar. 09, 2015, IHC Mining Joins World Ocean Council

Mar. 05, 2015, Chatham Rock Seeks Another 125M to Pursue New Seabed Mining Licence

Feb. 26, 2015, ISA and South Africa to Co-host Sensitization Seminar

Feb. 23, 2015, Japan Aims to Commercialise Seafloor Mining in 2020s

Feb. 23, 2015, Nautilus Minerals commences Commissioning of the Auxiliary Cutter

Feb. 18, 2015, Progress Toward Management Of Deep Seabed Minerals

Feb. 18, 2015, Vanuatu Long Way Off From Deep Sea Mining: Regenvanu

Feb. 18, 2015, Rare Earth Metal Balls Found Beneath The Atlantic Ocean

Feb. 13, 2015, DEEP SEA MINING: Starting A Dialogue - A Report on the Vanuatu Government’s Consultation Workshop

Feb. 12, 2015, Licensing Regime to be Introduced for Deep Seabed Mining

Feb. 12, 2015, Deep Seabed Mining Bill will help fims capitalise on emerging industry: Lim Hng Kiang

Feb. 11, 2015, DMC appointed by EPA to hear and determine the marine consent application has REFUSED consent for CRP

Feb. 09, 2015, Chinese firm buys British deep-sea robot designer

Feb. 04, 2015, India to explore mineral deposits off Mauritius coast

Feb. 04, 2015, UNFC under consideration by the International Seabed Authority for classification of polymetallic nodules

Feb. 03, 2015, Chinese manned sub discovers precious metals in Indian Ocean

Feb. 02, 2015, ISA and Ocean Mineral Singapore PTE Ltd. Sign Exploration Contract for Polymetallic Nodules in Reserved Areas in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone

Jan. 30, 2015, Scientists Study Potential Impacts of Deep-Sea Mining

Jan. 30, 2015, Nautilus targets Solwara 1 production in three years

Jan. 30, 2015, Nautilus Minerals Completes Assembly of the Collecting Machine

Jan. 30, 2015, Nautilus Minerals Completes Assembly of the Collecting Machine

Jan. 28, 2015, Governments Will Forge First Treaty Protecting Global Oceans

Jan. 19, 2015, Consultations on draft Seabed Mining Policy to resume in April

Jan. 16, 2015, Chatham Rock decision pushed out to February

Jan. 13, 2015, Deep Sea Mining: AUV to Help Unlock Hidden Resources

Jan. 01, 2015, Student completes MSc thesis on Dynamics of Flexible Risers for Deep Sea Mining Applications

Dec. 23, 2014, International Seabed Authority ISA Calls For Applications For Comra Training Programme In 2015

Dec. 23, 2014, China deploys submersible in Indian Ocean to explore metals

Dec. 17, 2014, Company confident it will mine seabed

Dec. 16, 2014, Deep sea mining is the future in Papua New Guinea

Dec. 15, 2014, Odyssey Receives Key Mexican Government Endorsement

Dec. 15, 2014, CRP trials show Chatham rock phosphate effective fertiliser

Dec. 15, 2014, Oceanica Receives Key Mexican Government Endorsement

Dec. 13, 2014, CRP trials show Chatham rock phosphate highly effective

Dec. 13, 2014, ‘We're not going away,' says TransTasman Resources, as EPA appeal dropped

Dec. 12, 2014, Closure of hearing on Chatham Rock Phosphate application

Dec. 11, 2014, Proposed fees for deep-sea mining licenses to be announced

Dec. 11, 2014, China to Build World's First Deep-Sea Mining Vessel

Dec. 11, 2014, US$113 million released to Nautilus and Solwara 1 JV formed

Dec. 09, 2014, Africa: General Assembly Adopts Sustainable Fisheries Resolution, but Defers Action On Draft Text Addressing Oceans, Law of Sea

Dec. 04, 2014, PNG mining meet "showcases destruction"

Dec. 03, 2014, Would-be ironsands miner TransTasman Resources loses CEO

Nov. 29, 2014, The Sustainable Development of Mineral Resources in the International Seabed Area

Nov. 29, 2014, Chatham Rock Phosphate: Funding Round Successfully Completed

Nov. 28, 2014, Escrowed funds to be released to Nautilus

Nov. 25, 2014, Japanese Researchers Hunt for Rare-Earth Under Seabed

Nov. 24, 2014, Rights Sought for Seabed Mining Off Cornish Coast

Nov. 19, 2014, ISA, Ifremer Ink Seabed Exploration Contract

Nov. 19, 2014, Tertiary institute researches deep sea mining to promote awareness

Nov. 17, 2014, Statoil in test case for industry as Canada extends seabed territories

Nov. 7,2014, Webinar: Can Deep Sea Mining Benefit Society?

Nov. 6, 2014, Nautilus Minerals secures vessel charter

Nov. 6, 2014, Chatham Rock raises $900,000

Nov. 6, 2014, China research vessel finishes Pacific Ocean voyage

Oct. 24, 2014, Diamond giant orders offshore mining vessel

Oct. 23, 2014, Deep sea deposits prompt rethink of Vanuatu's minerals policy

Oct. 23, 2014, CRP issues business plan guidance

Oct. 17, 2014, Obama to expand ocean preserve to 6 times the size

Oct. 14, 2014, Vanuatu Government seeks views of the people on deep sea mining

Oct. 14, 2014, Panaji hosts meet on marine metal mining

Oct. 13, 2014, The final frontier - Brazil may mine deep ocean floor in international waters

Oct. 13, 2014, Marshall Islands: National Seabed Minerals Management Board launched

Oct. 13, 2014, All that glitters is not gold

Oct. 13, 2014, Seabed mining risk to New Zealand's unique marine life: scientist

Oct. 13, 2014, National Seabed Minerals Management Board launched

Oct. 9, 2014, Pacific call on Vanuatu to ban seabed mining

Oct. 7, 2014, Concerns mount about seabed mining in Mexico

Oct. 7, 2014, Mining Impact On Whales Unclear

Oct. 7, 2014, Chatham Rock Phosphate To Raise Money To Fund Its Marine Consent Application

Oct. 4, 2014, Nautilus Minerals Gets Approval For Deep Sea Mine