Previous applications and activities
A number of activities have taken place in the EEZ, from oil rig maintenance to marine research. Find out about these completed activities.
Decision reports for marine discharge consents applications under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012.
Decision reports for dumping consents applied for under the Discharge and Dumping Regulations (2015).
Marine scientific research, prospecting and exploration are permitted activities if you follow certain rules.
Read about previous seismic survey activities here.
This page has the decision reports for granting or declining previous notified and non-notified marine consent applications since 2013.
These are structures constructed or placed on the seabed, during or for the purpose of carrying out, a permitted activity.
Rulings allow petroleum operators to continue with activities that existed before the EEZ Act came into force.
Decision reports for notified marine consent applications since 2013.
Anyone who launches a space vehicle that deposits material in the EEZ or Continental Shelf must meet certain reporting requirements.
Read about completed submarine cabling activities here.