Blue Nodules latest news

Video clip of the trial cruise of the seabed mining project Blue Nodules is now online!

  During a two-week trial cruise in the Gulf of Malaga on board the Spanish research vessel Sarmiento de Gamboa, technical performance and environmental effects of the mining crawler Apollo... Read more

First field trials of seabed mining project Blue Nodules successful

During a two-week trial cruise in the Gulf of Malaga on board the Spanish research vessel Sarmiento de Gamboa, technical performance and environmental effects of the mining crawler Apollo II... Read more

Blue Nodules General Assembly 04 in Spain

The Blue Nodules Project had a very successful forth General Assembly at the partner Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya. Meeting in Vilanova i la Geltrú near Barcelona, Spain. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

Blue Nodules on Dutch television

The scientific program ‘FOCUS’ had a topic on metal hunger which was shown on Dutch television on the 15th of February 2018. Around minute 9 off the episode you will... Read more

Video about Blue Nodules published by the European Commission

Watch the video published by the European Commission where the coordinator of the Blue Nodules project explains the project and working in a European funded project. FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

The second Blue Nodules newsletter

The second Blue Nodules newsletter has been published. It appoints the following topics: Exploitation rules and regulations: ISA 23rd Session in Kingston Jamaica Nodule degradation Deep sea mining as part... Read more

Blue Nodules on the website of The Motorship

Minerals on and beneath the seabed may represent the next great bounty of the ocean, but retrieving them can be a daunting challenge. Stevie Knights examines two early deep-sea mining... Read more

Blue Nodules in EU Horizon magazine

Phil Weaver (Seascape) and Laurens de Jonge (IHC) gave an interview for the EU Horizon magazine on the Blue Nodules project. The article called ‘Underwater debris is clouding hopes for... Read more

The first Blue Nodules newsletter

The first Blue Nodules newsletter has been published. It appoints the following topics: Developing Subsea Harvesting equipment and technologie Assessing and minimizing environmental impacts of deep sea polymetallic nodule harvesting,... Read more

Blue Nodules General Assembly 02 on Texel – The Netherlands

A two day consortium meeting was held on the 15th and 16th of November 2016 on Texel – The Netherlands at the NIOZ organisation. This General Assembly meeting gathered all partners... Read more