Latest News for: Offshore environment


New Jersey and wind farm developer Orsted settle claims for $125M over scrapped offshore projects

Times Union 28 May 2024
Phil Murphy made Tuesday regarding offshore wind ... The state is home to vociferous opposition to offshore wind by numerous groups who say the projects are too costly and are potentially harmful to the marine environment.

Portugal's New Government Committed to Developing Offshore Wind

MarineLink 28 May 2024
Portugal's new government is committed to developing offshore wind energy and also sees "repowering" onshore wind farms and promoting solar projects, including small-scale ones, as a priority, the environment minister said on Monday.

Offshore wind does not kill whales, President Trump. It's a viable energy alternative 28 May 2024
But among Trump’s most audacious bon mots was spouting nonsense about offshore wind. Trump trotted out the old debunked lie about “windmills,” claiming “they ruin the environment … they kill the whales.”. Offshore wind does not kill whales.

New Petrobras CEO Says Oil Prospect is of “National Interest”

MarineLink 28 May 2024
Petrobras' new chief executive said a basin in Brazil's Equatorial Margin, an environmentally sensitive offshore prospect seen as the country's most promising frontier for oil exploration, was a matter of "national interest.".

K Line crew management software gets nod from ClassNK

SAFETY4SEA 24 May 2024
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd ... Ltd. (Solverminds) ... We aim at a safe and comfortable environment where onshore and offshore personnel with diverse values and different nationality, gender can make full use of their skills. said K Line in a statement ....

Slow market, high interest rates, stubborn inflation: What is happening with the NZ housing market ...

RNZ 24 May 2024
"The quicker price setters get their heads around a low inflation environment and wage expectations get more realistic with low inflation than the less painful disinflation is and the more employment remains in good stead," Orr said.

State coastal agency announces funding to keep local waterways clean; highlights boater safety programs for National Safe Boating Week

Island Free Press 22 May 2024
Boats in Hatteras during the Hatteras Village Offshore Open in May 2023 ... The NC Clean Marina Program is designed to assist marinas and boatyards in protecting our environment through the use of best management and operation practices.

Is there a safety net for workers in the world’s most dangerous jobs?

The Eastern Herald 22 May 2024
For those facing the unique challenges of maritime environments, consulting with a seasoned offshore accident lawyer can ensure that their rights and well-being are adequately protected, even in the wake of accidents.

Home loan cuts 'a story for next year'

RNZ 22 May 2024
"Factors such as bank competition and offshore financing rates also play an important role. But in an environment where OCR cuts appear even more likely now to be a story for 2025 than 2024, something ...

Wind power crowned year’s largest source of electricity

The Times/The Sunday Times 21 May 2024
Gas power fell to 31 per cent, meaning it lost the No 1 spot it had held for 28 years ... UK. Environment. Related articles. Offshore job losses ‘will hit 30,000’ without faster energy transition ... Greig Cameron ... .

Andy Harris, Ocean City mayor voice new opposition to West OC pier plan

Delmarva Now 17 May 2024
Arcon Training Center opened its doors to teach a curriculum of safety for the next generation of offshore and land-based wind energy technicians ... Maryland Department of the Environment responds to concerns.

Mining firm slams 'hostility' of offshore wind sector over claims the two industries are incompatible

RNZ 16 May 2024
Offshore wind turbines and ... Eggers said the briefing paper was poorly researched and underplayed the impact of offshore wind energy on the environment, commercial fishing and navigation of ships.

Labor and Greens gag debate on fuel efficiency standards in deal on offshore gas bill

AOL 16 May 2024
The offshore petroleum and greenhouse gas storage legislation amendment is a workers safety bill containing a schedule that would allow the resources minister to override the environment minister when ...

Fluid End Assembly Market Forecast Report 2032

GetNews 15 May 2024
Expanding Offshore Drilling Operations ... This is an illustration of the increasing prevalence of stainless steel in challenging environments, specifically in the context of offshore drilling.

Titan Enterprises’ Ultrasonic Flow Meter Performs “Great” in Microgravity

The Engineer 15 May 2024
Titan Enterprises’ flowmeters have been put through the wringer in various harsh environments, from high speed on an F1 racetrack, to deep mining and offshore oil rigs ... environment - microgravity.