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Marine Mining for Critical Minerals

Tuesday, 7 May
604
Technical / Poster Session
Key to the energy transition are reliable supply of critical minerals. Tremendous progress has been realized in the last few years to source reliable supplies of green energy minerals such as nickel, cobalt, copper and rare earth elements. This session showcases resource potential, field tested mineral collector and lift systems, exploration vessel optimization, seafloor drilling, sediment plume monitoring, and ship to ship transfer challenges.
Chairperson(s)
Julien Denegre, Executive Vice-President Gas-to-X - Tractebel Engineering
John Wiltshire, Professor Emeritus - University of Hawaii Manoa
Sponsoring Society:
  • Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration Inc. (SME)
  • 1400-1418 35266
    Prospects for Marine Minerals in the US Pacific OCS and EEZ
    D. McConnell, Geomarine Resources PLLC
  • 1420-1438 35243
    Deep Sea Minerals - Feasibility of Side-by-Side Offloading in Open Ocean
    A. Sreenivasan, A.J. Voogt, MARIN USA Inc.; M. Taha, Transocean
  • 1440-1458 35061
    The Seafloor Nodule Collector: Best Available Techniques and Future Developments
    H. Stoffers, Global Sea Mineral Resources NV; B. Devolder, P. Ramos, DEME Group NV; J. Heiler, Global Sea Mineral Resources NV
  • 1500-1518 35500
    Could One Size Fit Most? A "Right Sized"Vessel for DSM Exploration in Remote Regions
    H. Smit, L. Meyer, Moana Minerals Inc; G. van Eck, Moana Minerals Ltd
  • 1520-1538 35309
    Use and Conversion of an Existing Marine Drilling Riser for a System Integration Test for the Collection of Seafloor Polymetallic Nodules
    S. Flamen, Global Sea Mineral Resources NV; M. Taha, A. Barr, Transocean LTD
  • 1540-1558 35057
    Observing Deep Water Sediment Plumes Using Mobile and Seabed Deployed Instrumentation
    J. van Smirren, A. Banks, DHI Water and Environment, Inc.; M. Clarke, L. Marsh, K. Allen, The Metals Company; T. Foster, DHI Water and Environment, Inc
  • 1600-1618 35282
    Considerations With Respect to the Technology and Economics of Nodule Offloading from a Deep-Sea Mining Production Vessel to a Transport Vessel in the Open Ocean, and Transportation to a Port for Offloading
    J. Wodehouse, J. Halkyard, Deep Reach Technology Inc.; M. Anderson, Elgin Separation Solutions Ltd.

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