Tonga At Sea Training Programme

The manual application forms for training have been phased out. All applications should be completed using the web form. Applicants are required to use the online portal to submit applications together with a copy of your passport photo, the signed nomination form indicating preference for either the geological or environmental programme, degree/certificate and résumé.


Tonga Offshore Mining Limited


On 12 May 2015, ISA/TOML elected the following candidats for at-sea training commencing 15 June 2015.

First-ranked candidates
Andriharizafy Rantosoa (Madagascar)
Victor Lopes (Brazil)

Chinedu Okweze (Nigeria



At-Sea training programme from June to August or from September to November 2013. The training will be for a duration of six weeks and will utilise multi-beam echo sounder survey and dredging. Mobilisation and de-mobilisation is expected to be either from Seattle or San Diego, USA.

Selected Candidates
[17 July 2013]: 

  1. Dody Darmawan (Indonesia)
  2. Paul Poloka (Papua New Guinea)

Alternate Candidates
[should any of the above candidates be unable to participate]:

  1. Syed Waseem Haider (Pakistan)
  2. Benjamine Titus (Vanuatu)