The Maldives Mission is a partnership between The Government of the Republic of Maldives, Maldivian organisations, Nekton and Nekton’s Alliance of international partners.

There is a global alliance of 40 organisations collaborating on the Mission

Maldives Alliance

  • Government of Maldives: Office of the President, Government Ministries - Fisheries, Environment, Tourism and Defence and Maldives Meteorological Services
  • Research / Academic: Maldives Marine Research Institute
  • Civil Society Organisations: Noo Rajjee, IPNLF, Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme, Manta Trust, Coral Research Institute, The International Pole & Line Foundation, Small Island Research Group, IUCN Maldives, Blue Marine Foundation

Nekton’s Alliance: International Partners

Mission Partner: Omega

Expedition Partner: OCEEF – Ocean Conservation, Exploration and Education Foundation

Strategic Partners

  • Teledyne Marine: Official Subsea Technology Partner
  • The Associated Press: Official News Agency Partner
  • Helly Hansen: Official Apparel Partner
  • SAAB Seaeye: Official ROV Partner
  • Kensington Tours: Official Tourism Partner
  • SAIAB: Research and Technology Partner

Collaborating Partners:

  • Commonwealth Blue Charter
  • University of Oxford: Academic Partner
  • Paralenz: Subsea Imaging Partner
  • Sonardyne: Subsea technology Partner
  • Natural History Museum (UK): ROV Partner
  • REV Ocean: Submersible Partner
  • Triton: Submersible Operations
  • Priavo: Official Maritime Security Partner
  • Encounter EDU & AXA: Official Education Partner
  • Great Campaign & UK Government & FCDO.
  • EYOS: Expedition logistics
  • Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST): Institutional Partner
  • Alfametal: Specialist Engineering