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First US offshore wind farm to begin production within days

There has been a hiccup at the nation's first offshore wind farm as it prepares to start delivering power.

Expert discusses nation's environmental agenda under a Trump administration

Donald Trump has vowed to "rip up" the Paris climate agreement, repeal the Clean Power Plan, and scrap NASA's Earth science research while reviving the coal industry, approving the Keystone XL pipeline, and expanding offshore oil drilling.

Enabling the offshore wind supergrid

In 2010, world leading companies in offshore wind came together to form 'The Friends of the Supergrid'—an association that advocates for an efficient, interconnected and resilient electricity grid to complement existing national transmission infrastructure. Show More Summary

MP: End London's role as a clearing house for dirty money

``The National Crime Agency says up to £90bn is laundered through the UK each year, while an estimated £120bn worth of UK property is owned by offshore shell companies. Some 75% of properties whose owners are under investigation for corruption made use of offshore corporate secrecy to hide their identities. Show More Summary

Australia Is Responsible For Immigrant Children Suffering In Detention, UN Investigator Says

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

SYDNEY, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Australia is responsible for children detained for years in an offshore immigration center developing post-traumatic stress disorder and other ailments, a United Nations investigator into the human rights of migrants said on Friday. The findings of U.N. Show More Summary

U.N. investigator says Australia responsible for children suffering in detention

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is responsible for children detained for years in an offshore immigration center developing post-traumatic stress disorder and other ailments, a United Nations investigator into the human rights of migrants said on Friday.

One Of These Conservatives Should Be Trump's EPA Chief

WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: William Reilly, co-chairman of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, testifies on Capitol Hill on March 16, 2011 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images) There have been lots of rumors about who President-elect Trump is going to pick to [...]

NOIA Congratulates Trump, Urges Path Forward on Offshore Development

NOIA President Randall Luthi today released the following statement on the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. “On behalf of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), I congratulate President-elect Trump on his victory at the polls.

National park tips: They're rustic, but these California islands have room for campers to relax

The next time somebody suggests a weekend in Catalina, counter with Channel Islands National Park … if you’re ready to be rustic. Its islands are a great place for an offshore getaway, and the islands don’t get a lot of overnight traffic. When I camped on Santa Cruz Island one November night a...

Roadshow to help Australian companies participate in Naval Ship building Deals

A national roadshow for the Future Frigates and Offshore Patrol Vessels has kicked off to help Australian companies get involved in the multibillion dollar projects. The Minister for Defence industry, The Hon Christopher Pyne MP today launched the roadshow in Adelaide before it heads to Perth…

Offshore detention policy ‘a source of deep national shame’

last monthAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Former ACT Labor chief minister Jon Stanhope was the keynote speaker at a Canberra Refugee Action Committee rally in Civic Square today. The full text of his speech is below. Read our news story on the rally here: Stanhope to ALP MPs: Take a stand on offshore detention. On 30 October of 2016, there is […]

Abu Dhabi to Merge Shipping Units After Offshore Energy Combined

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

By Mahmoud Habboush (Bloomberg) — Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. will combine three shipping and ports units less than a month after consolidating two offshore oil and gas businesses. Abu Dhabi National Tanker Co., Petroleum Services Co....Show More Summary

Brazil Opens Offshore Oil Market to Foreign Investors

Earlier this month on October 5th, Brazil’s congress approved the key points of a polarizing bill, which would allow foreign investment in the nations offshore oil fields. The bill overturns parts of a 2010 bill which was aimed at increasing government control over the lucrative oil fields. Show More Summary

Can U.S. bring back $2 trillion hoarded overseas?

Call for a tax holiday on repatriated offshore earnings to fix nation's crumbling infrastructure; opponents say it won't work

Picture Proof That U.S. Offshore Wind Lives

America’s first offshore wind farm on track – in pictures Chris Nelson, September 28, 2016 (The National) “…[Deepwater Wind’s] Block Island Wind Farm – America’s first marine-based wind farm – remains on-schedule…The final blade on the...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Future Of Offshore Wind Foreseen

The National Offshore Wind Strategy September 2016 (U.S. Departments of Energy and the Interior) Executive Summary Offshore wind energy holds the promise of significant environmental and economic benefits for the United States. It is an abundant, low-carbon, domestic energy resource. Show More Summary

If The Business Lobby Wants To Fix The Budget It Can Start With Its Own In The Detention Industry

A national audit office review of offshore detention spending continues to highlight the lunacy – and cost – of locking up men, women and children on faraway islands. Max Chalmers explains. In the age of the on-again, off-again “budget emergency”, not everyone benefitting from the state’s largesse is asked to live within their means when [...]Show More Summary

This should be a sun-block weekend in the Bay Area

Warmer weather from the 70s to the 90s is expected to begin Friday and peak on Sunday, offset by a high pressure ridge building over the state, along with offshore flow, according to a report from National Weather Service forecasterShow More Summary

Australia's complex refugee debate

History might yet see nation as pioneer of offshore prisons for asylum seekers, rather than as a pariah for having them.

Large-scale tidal power project launches in Scotland

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The MeyGen project is a large-scale effort to deploy up to 398 MW worth of offshore tidal stream turbines, connected to the UK National Grid by 2020. The project is now officially underway, with Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of...Show More Summary

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