Via DSM Observer - “This is an electric vehicle battery,” Gerard Barron exclaims as he holds a fist-size nodule, dark and lumpy, up to the screen. For Barron, CEO of DeepGreen Resources, harvesting polymetallic metals from the seafloor is not just a new mining venture, it is a mission to transition away from fossil fuels into a new, green economy. “The new engine is the battery,” and polymetallic nodules, he explains, contain almost every metal and mineral needed to build the next generation of high-capacity batteries.
Via Jamaica Observer - Many possibilities exist for Jamaica to expand its economy via the seabed, according to Michael Lodge, secretary general of the International Seabed Authority.
via ShippingWatch - 2018 is the toughest year in the oil and gas sector since the oil price plunged in 2014, according to Maersk Supply Service. A significant part of the shipping company's earnings must come from new business areas as soon as 2020. Chief Strategy Officer Jonas Agerskov lists four key areas in an interview with ShippingWatch.
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