Prototype vessel was successfully tested in September 1,300 meters below the South China Sea.
DeepGreen will use the insights to inform environmental and engineering decisions.
Italian partners looking to develop deep-sea mining technology.
Patania II will collect minerals at a depth of 4,500m.
The new ship will increase the shipowner's annual production by 35%
Mayer Brown's Ian R. Coles looks at the prospects for progress in deep-sea mining in 2020
Acquisition of Tonga Offshore Mining gives it another mining resource
Canadian company has success in lab with processing seafloor polymetallic nodules
Rod Whyte and Tom Albanese ponder underwater mining, China and the future of the mining industry
Now funded for its feasibility work, the companies partner up for the effort
Seabed mining coming soon, the Moon needs exploration first
The Vessel JV would support the acquisition of the production support vessel (PSV) for Solwara 1