deep sea mining

Saturday, May 27, 2023
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Researchers Detect 5,000 Species Threatened By Deep Sea Mining

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) –Researchers have released the first tally of deep ocean animals that inhabit the seabed targeted for strip mining,

May 27, 2023
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Thursday, May 4, 2023

Maersk Divesting Stake in Deep-Sea Miner The Metals Company Amid Legalization Process – Report

Global shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk is reportedly selling its stake in The Metals Company (TMC), a leading deep-sea mining firm, as the legal process to

May 4, 2023
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Monday, April 3, 2023
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Deep Sea Mining Applicants Face Uncertainty

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) A United Nations-affiliated organization is expected to start accepting applications this summer from companies looking to mine

April 3, 2023
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Sunday, April 2, 2023

UN To Start Taking Deep-Sea Mining Applications This July

(Reuters) – The International Seabed Authority will start accepting applications in July from companies that want to mine the ocean’s floor, a

April 2, 2023
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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Deep Sea Mining Loses its Biggest Corporate Backer

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) — A growing number of countries are calling to delay plans to strip-mine the seabed for metals to make electric car

March 22, 2023
Total Views: 3413

Sunday, March 19, 2023

What’s Included In The UN High Seas Biodiversity Treaty?

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) –An agreement reached this month on the language of a landmark United Nations treaty to preserve marine biodiversity

March 19, 2023
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Thursday, March 16, 2023

Norway’s Loke Expands Deep-Sea Mineral License Portfolio

Norwegian deep-sea mining company Loke Marine Minerals has acquired the deep-sea mineral business UK Seabed Resources (UKSR), which holds 100% interest in two

March 16, 2023
Total Views: 1546

Saturday, February 11, 2023
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Canada Says It Won’t Permit Sea Floor Mining

Feb 9 (Reuters) – Canadian officials on Thursday said they would not allow mining in its domestic ocean seabeds, citing a lack of legal

February 11, 2023
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Friday, January 27, 2023

Norway Finds ‘Substantial’ Mineral Resources on its Seabed

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – A Norwegian study has found a “substantial” amount metals and minerals ranging from

January 27, 2023
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Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Renewable Energy vs Ocean Life – The Deep Sea Mining Dilemma

by Scott Shackelford, (Indiana University) As companies race to expand renewable energy and the batteries to store it, finding sufficient amounts of rare earth

January 18, 2023
Total Views: 1618

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Australian Mining Magnate Calls For Deep Sea Mining Ban

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Fortescue Metals executive chairman Andrew Forrest on Tuesday said his charitable foundation is in favour of a pause

November 8, 2022
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Monday, November 7, 2022

More Governments Are Turning Against the Deep Sea Mining Rush

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) — As world leaders gather at the United Nations climate summit in Egypt this week, another international meeting is

November 7, 2022
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Wednesday, October 12, 2022

New Polymetallic Nodules Collection System Tested Key Region of the Pacific Ocean

NASDAQ-listed The Metals Company (THC) says it has successfully collected polymetallic nodules from the seafloor of the Pacific Ocean as part of a trial of a

October 12, 2022
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Monday, July 18, 2022
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Decarbonization Threatens To Strip-Mine Ocean Seabeds

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) As battery makers scramble to procure cobalt, nickel, and other metals to meet rising consumer demand for electric cars, governmental

July 18, 2022
Total Views: 2177

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
DEEPGREEN Ship Maersk Launcher

Subsea Mining SPAC’s Rush For Underwater Metals Comes With Deep Risks

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) –A seabed mining startup, DeepGreen Metals (NYSE SPAC Listing $SOAC) has successfully sold itself to investors as a

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 2982

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
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Mining Robot Stranded on Ocean Floor in Deep-sea Mining Trial

April 28 (Reuters) – A seabed mining robot being tested on the Pacific Ocean floor at a depth of more than 4 km (13,000 ft) has become detached, the

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 4496

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Allseas-Backed EV Battery Developer DeepGreen to Go Public via $2.9 Billion SPAC Deal

March 4 (Reuters) – DeepGreen Metals, an EV battery metals maker, said on Thursday that it will be acquired by blank-check firm Sustainable Opportunities

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 3541

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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Norway Eyes Sea Change in Deep Dive for Metals Instead of Oil

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Norway’s oil and gas reserves have made it one of the world’s wealthiest countries but its

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 1985

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Maritime News

China Leads Countries Plumbing the Ocean Depths for Metallic Rocks

By Barbara Lewis LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) – China, the leading holder of international deep sea exploration licences, has increased its lead in the race

November 14, 2018
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Friday, April 27, 2018

Maersk Supply Service AHTS Embarks on Deep Sea Mining Study in Pacific

A Maersk Supply Service AHTS has departed San Diego on its first deep sea mineral study in the ultra-deep waters of the Pacific Ocean. The departure marks

April 27, 2018
Total Views: 137