Maritime Forum

Maritime Forum Themes


Workshop on best practices on mining policies and technologies - deep-sea mining

Event date:
13/06/2014 - 00:00
Table of Contents
    session on mining in extreme environments

    Mining in extreme environments Chairperson Sieglinde GRUBER, DG RTD, EC

    Hotel Bloom, Brussels

    • A developer’s perspective on best practice from a mining frontier – the deep sea - Jonathan Lowe, Nautilus Minerals (Canada)
    • Nodules, crusts, sulfides:  Marine resources in the glance of exploration licenses with the International Seabed Authority - Ulrich Schwarz-Schampera, Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (Germany)
    • Equipment for environmental baseline studies during the exploration and environmental monitoring during exploitation of marine mineral resources in the deep sea - Gerd Schriever, OKTOPUS GmbH and BIOLAB Research Institute (Germany)
    • Advances in underwater mining and associated technology - Stef Kapusniak, Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (UK)
    • Study to investigate state of knowledge of Deep Sea Mining – Iain Shepherd, DG MARE EC