Nautilus' shipbuilding contract cancelled

Nautilus' shipbuilding contract cancelled

A Chinese shipyard has cancelled the contract for deep-sea mining hopeful Nautilus Minerals' vessel

Investment

05 JULY 2018
Seafloor resources all above board

Seafloor resources all above board

Conventional mineral exploration sampling and drilling at the bottom of the ocean can be 'crushingly...

Exploration

06 JULY 2016
Frontier search driven by size of the prize

Frontier search driven by size of the prize

Sea-floor exploration and mining must overcome formidable nautical obstacles

Exploration

27 MAY 2016
DRA bags Nautilus contract

DRA bags Nautilus contract

Nautilus has awarded the contract for the detailed design of the Solwara 1 dewatering plant

Development

30 JULY 2015
Deep-sea mine to leave less impact than land counterparts

Deep-sea mine to leave less impact than land counterparts

Solwara 1 impact to be confined to small area around offshore mine site

Natural resources

03 JUNE 2015
Nautilus contract awarded to Siemens

Nautilus contract awarded to Siemens

Siemens will supply of the entire electrical installation for Nautilus' production support vessel

Base metals

21 APRIL 2015
Nautilus' umbilical winches complete testing

Nautilus' umbilical winches complete testing

The umbilical winches for Nautilus' SPTs have successfully completed factory acceptance testing

Transport

25 MARCH 2015
All systems go at Nautilus

All systems go at Nautilus

Commissioning and factory acceptance testing has begun on Nautilus Minerals' third and final seafloor...

Fleet

24 FEBRUARY 2015
Nautilus orders vessel engines and thruster packages

Nautilus orders vessel engines and thruster packages

Nautilus Minerals has ordered the engines and thruster packages for its production support vessel

Logistics

10 FEBRUARY 2015
Second Nautilus SPT complete

Second Nautilus SPT complete

Mechanical and hydraulic assembly of Nautilus Minerals' second seafloor production tools is complete...

Fleet

02 FEBRUARY 2015
SMD begins assembly of auxiliary cutter

SMD begins assembly of auxiliary cutter

The assembly of Nautilus Minerals third and final seafloor production tool commenced this week at the...

Equipment

26 JUNE 2014
Delving the depths

Delving the depths

Deep-sea mining is moving closer to becoming a reality. Ailbhe Goodbody examines the current state of...

Equipment

27 MARCH 2014