ABS approves Chinese deep-sea mining vessel

ABS approves Chinese deep-sea mining vessel

Prototype vessel was successfully tested in September 1,300 meters below the South China Sea.

Exploration

25 JANUARY 2021
DeepGreen supports environmental seabed reseach

DeepGreen supports environmental seabed reseach

DeepGreen will use the insights to inform environmental and engineering decisions.

Sustainability

27 AUGUST 2020
Italian deep-sea mining tech alliance

Italian deep-sea mining tech alliance

Italian partners looking to develop deep-sea mining technology.

Exploration

04 AUGUST 2020
GSR completes seabed mineral collector trials

GSR completes seabed mineral collector trials

Patania II will collect minerals at a depth of 4,500m.

Exploration

03 AUGUST 2020
ABB to power De Beers deep-water diamond vessel

ABB to power De Beers deep-water diamond vessel

The new ship will increase the shipowner's annual production by 35%

Exploration

13 JULY 2020
The regulation of deep-sea mining

The regulation of deep-sea mining

Mayer Brown's Ian R. Coles looks at the prospects for progress in deep-sea mining in 2020

Natural resources

03 JUNE 2020
DeepGreen gains ground

DeepGreen gains ground

Acquisition of Tonga Offshore Mining gives it another mining resource

DeepGreen derives base metals from deep-sea nodules

DeepGreen derives base metals from deep-sea nodules

Canadian company has success in lab with processing seafloor polymetallic nodules

Sustainability

17 OCTOBER 2019
"Someone will have to go off and find new resources"

"Someone will have to go off and find new resources"

Rod Whyte and Tom Albanese ponder underwater mining, China and the future of the mining industry

Investment

01 JULY 2019
DeepGreen, Allseas planning to mine the seas

DeepGreen, Allseas planning to mine the seas

Now funded for its feasibility work, the companies partner up for the effort

Investment

18 JUNE 2019
Opportunities in space, deep-sea mining

Opportunities in space, deep-sea mining

Seabed mining coming soon, the Moon needs exploration first

Exploration

30 APRIL 2019
Nautilus may get a Vessel of support

Nautilus may get a Vessel of support

The Vessel JV would support the acquisition of the production support vessel (PSV) for Solwara 1

Investment

07 DECEMBER 2018