Signing the Extension Agreement

Kingston (Jamaica)  On 4 November 2022, Mr. Tomasz Abramowski, the Director General of IOM and Mr. Michael W. Lodge, the Secretary-General of the ISA, signed the Agreement on the Extension of the Contract for Exploration for Polymetallic Nodules for a period of 5 years. Exploration works will continue to determine the geological resources and environmental conditions in IOM claim area within the Clarion-Clipperton Zone. Photo: courtesy of the ISA.