OceanExpert ID : 13169
International Seabed Authority
(International Seabed Authority)
14 - 20 Port Royal Street
International / Intergovernmental
+1 876 9229105
+1 876 9220195
The International Seabed Authority is an autonomous international organization established under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea(link is external) and the 1994 Agreement(link is external) relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
The Authority is the organization through which States Parties to the Convention shall, in accordance with the regime for the seabed and ocean floor and subsoil thereof beyond the limits of national jurisdiction (the Area) established in Part XI and the Agreement, organize and control activities in the Area, particularly with a view to administering the resources of the Area.