Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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Shipping

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 dreams for deep-sea discovery now center...

January 12, 2021
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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 for alternative sources of battery...

November 14, 2018
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Friday, April 27, 2018
News

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 Maersk Supply Service’s...

April 27, 2018
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Friday, March 30, 2018
News

First Deep Sea Mining Production Vessel Launched in China

Toronto-based Nautilus Minerals Inc. has announced that its newbuild deep sea mining production support vessel has been launched at the Mawei shipyard in China. The vessel, named Nautilus New Era, will...

March 30, 2018
Total Views: 28

Monday, August 15, 2016
News

Mining the Ocean Floor: Good Idea?

By Adam Minter (Bloomberg) While commodities traders still work their way out of a historic slump, Japan is looking ahead to the next boom. According to Bloomberg News, next year a...

August 15, 2016
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Friday, August 12, 2016
Offshore News

Japan Dives Deep Offshore In Search For Ocean Metal

by Masumi Suga Ichiro Suzuki (Bloomberg) As deep as 1,600 meters (5,250 feet) under water and 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) from Tokyo, work has begun on the new hunting ground...

August 12, 2016
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
News

Keppel Unit Wins Seabed Exploration Contract in Search of Mineral Resources

A unit of Keppel Corp. has signed a 15-year seabed exploration contract in its search for rare minerals on the seabed of the Pacific Ocean.

June 16, 2015
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