Nodule collector passes North Sea test

Nodule collector passes North Sea test

North Sea drive test is "a key milestone", says company

Exploration

31 MARCH 2022
TMC advances deep-sea nodules collection system

TMC advances deep-sea nodules collection system

TMC touts project as first commercial system capable of undertaking deep-sea collection

Exploration

21 MARCH 2022
Uncertainty clouds deep-sea mining future - panel

Uncertainty clouds deep-sea mining future - panel

Impacts from mining activities may also take much longer to be remediated.

Development

20 DECEMBER 2021
Deep-sea miners explore low-impact technologies

Deep-sea miners explore low-impact technologies

Miners want to extract minerals from the ocean sea floor with the least disruption possible

Investment

29 NOVEMBER 2021
Op-ed: Is deep sea mining really required for a clean energy transition?

Op-ed: Is deep sea mining really required for a clean energy transition?

Deep sea mining, while possibly a revolutionary innovation, remains a venture unknown

Data

04 NOVEMBER 2021
Allseas ship to be converted to ABS class subsea mining vessel

Allseas ship to be converted to ABS class subsea mining vessel

Hidden Gem, is being converted to an American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) class subsea mining vessel

Innovation

12 OCTOBER 2021
New Debmarine Namibia diamond recovery vessel sets world record

New Debmarine Namibia diamond recovery vessel sets world record

AMV3 is scheduled to join Debmarine's existing five-strong fleet

Exploration

21 SEPTEMBER 2021
OSI deep sea riser certified by ABS

OSI deep sea riser certified by ABS

The riser was designed in accordance with ABS' Guide for Subsea Mining

Exploration

23 JULY 2021
DeepOcean invests in deep-sea minerals exploration firm

DeepOcean invests in deep-sea minerals exploration firm

ADEPTH Minerals aims to pursue environmentally responsible marine exploration

Exploration

12 JULY 2021
DeepGreen Metals to start new research phase

DeepGreen Metals to start new research phase

Data is being gathered to build a model of the ecosystem

Exploration

09 JULY 2021
GSR collects first deep-sea nodules

GSR collects first deep-sea nodules

The Patania II was lowered from a surface vessel via a 5km-long power cable

Exploration

22 APRIL 2021
GSR starts deep-sea exploration trials

GSR starts deep-sea exploration trials

Trial will include input from scientists from 29 European institutes.

Innovation

06 APRIL 2021