4th Contractors’ Meeting

19 and 22 April 2021 Three representatives of IOM, Tomasz Abramowski, Ivo Dreiseitl and Kamila Mianowicz took part in the fourth annual meeting of exploration contractors to discuss issues of common interest and key areas of work relevant to contractors, organized by the Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority (ISA). Issues discussed during this virtual … Read more

DeepGreen/Nori Global Stakeholder Workshop

San Diego (USA)  The IOM delegate, Kamila Mianowicz, took part in the DeepGreen/Nori Global Stakeholder Workshop held in San Diego (USA), 5-6 February 2020. The workshop was a part of DG/Nori consultation programme to assess the environmental and social impacts (ESIA program) of sourcing metals from nodules found on the seabed in the Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ). Representatives of … Read more

IOM Training Programme 2020 – application

Szczecin (Poland)  Interoceanmetal Joint Organization offers two (2) opportunities in September-October 2020 for candidates from developing States as part of its training programme in accordance with its Contract for exploration for polymetallic nodules signed with the Authority on 29 March 2001 and extended on 25 May 2017. Candidates will receive a comprehensive six (6) weeks multidisciplinary … Read more

International workshop Towards a standardized approach to REMPs in the Area

Hamburg (Germany)  The IOM delegate Kamila Mianowicz took part in the international workshop Towards a standardized approach to Regional Environmental Management Plans in the Area, hosted by Germany and co-organized with the Netherlands and Pew Charitable Trusts and held in Hamburg (Germany) from 11 to 13 November 2019. Representatives of scientific community, NGOs, governmental officials, … Read more

Mr. Andrzej Przybycin re-elected as a chair of ISA Finance Committee for the 24th Session

Kingston (Jamaica)  On Monday 9 July 2018,  Mr Andrzej Przybycin of Poland was re-elected Chair of the Authority’s Finance Committee for the 24th Session.  Mr Ye Minn Thein of Myanmar was re-elected Vice Chair. During its 9-12 July meeting, the Finance Committee will consider the Authority’s proposed budget for 2019-2020; the implementation of cost-saving measures; … Read more

Workshop on the Development of a Framework for Regional Environmental Management Plans (REMPs)

Szczecin (Poland)  From 27 to 29 June 2018 the International Seabed Authority and the University of Szczecin organised a 3-day workshop on the development of a framework for Regional Environmental Management Plans (REMPs) for polymetallic sulphide deposits in Szczecin, Poland. Contractors, representatives of sponsoring States, universities and science organizations took part in this event. The … Read more

The meeting with CVMR

Szczecin (Poland)  On Monday 28th of May 2018 the meeting with CVMR (Toronto, Canada) took place in our office in Szczecin. CVMR Corporation (CVMR) is a privately held multinational organization with its head office and R&D Centre in Toronto, Canada. The company is engaged in mining and metal refining of metals, using its own proprietary … Read more

The 70th Council of Interoceanmetal Joint Organization & European Mining Business Forum

Burgas, Sofia (Bulgaria)  From Monday 14th to Friday 18th May, the 70th Council of Interoceanmetal Joint Organization was held in Burgas, Bulgaria. Representatives of Member states, i.e., the Russian Federation, the Republic of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Cuba, together with their delegates, took part in … Read more