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BMW lazy for opposing sea bed mines, says firm

The Times/The Sunday Times 07 Apr 2021
... metals for electric car batteries from the bottom of the ocean is engaged in a furious row with BMW over its call for a moratorium on deep-sea mining.
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Draft paper on Blue Economy: Political parties, fishery experts in Kerala voice concern

Business Line 18 Mar 2021
The mining may also resurface various pollutants which are presently settled at the sea bottom and their regeneration can cause serious health hazards among the seafood consumers, he said ... “The current controversies are related to other sectors like mineral explorations in the seas, allowing FDI etc,” he said.
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Pasifika Calls For The Protection Of Our Seas

Scoop 11 Mar 2021
... waste, and ban deep sea mining in their territories.
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JDVC pushes Feb operations of PH’s first large-scale offshore mining

Manila Bulletin 01 Feb 2021
In a statement, Jun Herrera, JDVC and APL consultant, said the first newly-built deep sea mining vessel that will be used for offshore mining ... To confirm this, JDVC commissioned a Singapore survey company to conduct a full “sea bottom profile” of its mining tenements off Cagayan.
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Apollo Global announces subsidiary’s start of magnetite mining operations in Cagayan

Manila Standard Today 31 Jan 2021
Jun Herrera, JDVC and APL consultant, said the first newly-built deep sea mining vessel arrived in Cagayan and was taking shelter because of strong waves ... JDVC said it commissioned a Singapore survey company to conduct a full “sea bottom profile” of its mining tenements off Cagayan.
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Elbit Systems wins Asian unmanned naval vessel deal

Globes 13 Jan 2021
The Seagull USVs to be supplied will integrate Side-Scan and Forward-Looking sonars, Mine Identification and Destruction Remotely Operated Vehicles ... The Seagull USVs will enable the customer’s Navy to execute end-to-end MCM operations, handling bottom, moored and drifting sea mines.
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Whales are disturbed by noises made in trawling deep waters

Irish Independent 14 Dec 2020
The team used hydrophones to record the impact on the marine environment of trawlers in two surveys in the Irish and Celtic Seas. Ecologically sensitive areas of the oceans need stronger environmental protection from the wide variety of potential pollution sources, including ships, deep-sea mining and bottom trawling, the team suggests.
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PH’s 1st large-scale offshore mining to start in January

Manila Bulletin 06 Dec 2020
Its operations focus on the mining of magnetite, an iron-oxide mineral used to make steel and other products ... There is no permanent structure buried to the sea bottom,” the company further said ... Under his mine consortium agreement with JDVC, Lao acquired two deep-sea mining vessels, with a net capacity of 10,000 tons per day.
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Mine explodes, damaging Maltese-flagged oil tanker off Saudi Arabia

Independent Online 26 Nov 2020
A mine in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia's coast near Yemen exploded and damaged an oil tanker Wednesday, authorities said, the latest incident targeting the kingdom amid its long war against Yemen's Houthi rebels ... Saudi-owned channels later aired reports about Houthi mining in the Red Sea ... The Red Sea has been mined previously.
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Mine explodes, damaging oil tanker off Saudi Arabia

Yahoo Daily News 26 Nov 2020
A mine in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia's coast near Yemen exploded and damaged the oil tanker MT Agrari on Wednesday, Nov ... Saudi-owned channels later aired reports about Houthi mining in the Red Sea ... Mines can enter the water and then be carried away by the currents, which changed by the season in the Red Sea. The Red Sea has been mined previously.
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Oil tanker damaged in mine explosion off Saudi Arabia

Belfast Telegraph 25 Nov 2020
A mine in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia near Yemen has exploded and damaged an oil tanker, authorities have said ... A United Nations panel in 2018 found the Houthis used both improvised and what appear to be Iranian-manufactured “bottom” mines, explosives that could be live in the water for as long as a decade.
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Mine explodes, damaging oil tanker off coast of Saudi Arabia

Stars and Stripes 25 Nov 2020
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A mine in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia's coast near Yemen exploded and damaged an oil tanker Wednesday, authorities said, the latest incident targeting the kingdom amid its long war against Yemen's Houthi rebels ... The Red Sea has been mined previously.
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China live streams footage of its manned submarine visiting the deepest part of Earth — Mariana Trench

Yahoo Daily News 24 Nov 2020
... pushes ahead in deep-sea mining. Beijing this month set up a joint training and research centre with the International Seabed Authority, which will train professionals on deep-sea technology as well as conducting research on mining for valuable minerals at the bottom of the ocean.
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Chinese sub reaches Earth’s deepest ocean trench

Asiatimes 21 Nov 2020
... pushes ahead in deep-sea mining. Beijing this month set up a joint training and research centre with the International Seabed Authority, which will train professionals on deep-sea technology as well as conducting research on mining for valuable minerals at the bottom of the ocean.
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China's new manned submersible reaches bottom of Earth's deepest ocean trench in 'historic' mission

Yahoo Daily News 21 Nov 2020
... pushes ahead in deep-sea mining. Beijing this month set up a joint training and research centre with the International Seabed Authority, which will train professionals on deep-sea technology as well as conducting research on mining for valuable minerals at the bottom of the ocean.
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