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Norwegian Seismic Company Dives into Deepsea Mining Business

Nov 24, 2020

Seabird Exploration, a Norway-based provider of seismic survey services for the offshore oil and gas industry, is diversifying and venturing into deep-sea mining.The company on Monday announced a plan for funding and listing of its 100% owned subsidiary Green Minerals AS (GM).'Green Minerals enables the world's drive towards electrification and digitization in a sustainable manner.  We do this by deep-sea mining of marine minerals and Rare Earth Elements (REE) key to the green shift…

Green Minerals' Production System to Be Ready in 2026

Mar 16, 2021

Green Minerals, a subsea minerals mining company recently created by Seabird Exploration, a Norway-based provider of seismic survey services wanting to diversify its business suffering from oil price cycles, on Tuesday said it expects to have its marine minerals production system ready in 2026…

Strohm to Deliver TCP Jumper for Allseas' Deepsea Mining System

Feb 17, 2021

Offshore installation and construction company Allseas which is working to get into the subsea mining business, has awarded a contract to Strohm to deliver a composite jumper for its in deepsea mining technology.Last year, Allseas announced…

ABS Grants AIP for CMI's Deepsea Mining System

Jan 25, 2021

In what has been described as an industry first, maritime and offshore classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has awarded China Merchants Industry (CMI) Approval in Principle (AIP) for its deep-sea mining system design.The…

ABS Publishes Subsea Mining Guide

Nov 04, 2020

ABS has published the Guide for Subsea Mining, detailing class requirements for the design, construction, installation and survey of mobile offshore mining units.The publication, which ABS is calling an industry-first, comes as global interest…

NPD: High Content Minerals in Seabed

Jun 10, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s chemical analyses of sulphides and manganese crusts from the Norwegian shelf reveal that the sulphides contain a high content of copper, zinc and cobalt.The sulphis contains mostly contain iron, but also…

Debmarine to Build $468mln New Vessel

May 20, 2019

Namibia marine diamond mining company, Debmarine Namibia announced that its Board of Directors have approved the construction of the world’s first ever custom-built diamond recovery vessel.The new vessel is expected to cost US$468 million and…

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