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UK Seeks to Become Biggest India's Partner in Infrastructure Projects

The United Kingdom wants to become India’s biggest partner in infrastructure projects and make London the world’s center for offshore trading in the Indian national currency, the rupee, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday.

Australian asylum policies under fire at U.N. rights review

GENEVA (Reuters) - Australia came under fire on Monday at the United Nations for its offshore processing of asylum claims, facing allegations that it sent back some refugees in defiance of international law and detention of child migrants.

Protesters target Australian immigration camp operator meeting

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The company running Australia's offshore immigration detention camps rejected on Wednesday suggestions its staff were involved in rights abuses on isolated Pacific islands as the United Nations stepped up criticism of the facilities.

Aaron Smith Takes the Helm at OMSA

Aaron Smith has been appointed as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Offshore Marine Services Association, Inc. (OMSA), the national trade association representing the U.

Coastal Recreation Lobby Event: Washington DC Feb 11-12

On February 11-12, 2016, Surfrider members, coastal recreation businesses, and our partners will convene in Washington D.C. to ask our nation’s leaders to protect the Atlantic coast from offshore oil and gas development. Please join...

Israel Threatens Tiny Cyprus in Offshore Drilling Dispute

Israel has stepped up tensions over an offshore natural gas field in the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus' economic zone, apparently threatening to break off energy cooperation between the two countries if its revenue sharing demands are not met.

Australian court tests legality of offshore detention for asylum seekers

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's highest court will begin considering on Wednesday whether the policy of sending asylum seekers to the tiny South Pacific nation of Nauru for long-term detention is in breach of the constitution, a major challenge to the controversial policy.

Has China Lost its Taste for Canadian Tar Sands?

Only three years ago, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), China’s third-largest national oil company (NOC), launched the largest-ever Chinese overseas takeover bid, offering $15.1 billion to buy Nexen Inc., Canada’s ninth-largest oil company. Show More Summary

IRS Starts Offshore Account Data Swaps Under FATCA

Forget bank secrecy, as the IRS and other nations begin swapping tax data under FATCA, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

Friday News: Really wet instead of crazy wet edition

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Track of Joaquin moves farther offshore (Outer Banks Sentinel) -- While Governor Pat McCrory declared a State of Emergency in all North Carolina's 100 counties on Oct. 1, National Weather Service meteorologist-in-charge Richard Bandy told the Sentinel that "based on wind speed probabilities." Hurricane Joaquin has—as of today—been downgraded. Show More Summary

US Could Have 3.3 GW Offshore Wind By End Of Decade

The US currently has no offshore wind capacity, but a new report has suggested that that could grow to 3.3 GW by the end of this decade. A new report from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)...Show More Summary

NOIA Commends Shell’s Efforts Offshore Alaska

National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement regarding Shell’s decision to halt exploration activities

India Approves Offshore Wind Energy Policy

The Indian Government has finally approved a national offshore wind energy policy which may lead to a significant rise in the country’s wind energy capacity. During a meeting of cabinet ministers earlier this week, the Indian Government...Show More Summary

NOIA Supports DOI’s Upcoming Offshore Lease Sale

National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) president Randall Luthi today voiced his support for the U.S. Department of Interior’s (DOI) Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale scheduled for next week.


Wind Power Sets Records As Countries Seek Climate Fixes; A key tool in the U.S. Clean Power Plan, wind gets global lift with lower costs and more offshore farms. But will its growth continue? Wendy Koch, August 13, 2015 (National Geographic) “As...Show More Summary

The economic realities of offshore drilling the Atlantic OCS

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Applying reason to a rhetoric-filled debate: Taylor, in her presentation, explored the economic and other benefits that have been touted as reasons to pursue offshore drilling off the Atlantic coast. Enhancing the nation’s energy independence,...Show More Summary

Discussing Offshore Wind Farms, Hurricanes, & Long-Term Sustainability

“Accelerating the penetration of renewable energy into the national and global energy portfolio is among the most important technical and social challenges of our time.” So says Andrew Myers, an assistant professor of civil and environmental...Show More Summary

CWind Joins National Workboat Association

Citing crew transfer services as an integral part of its offering, offshore wind industry service provider CWind announced it is now a member of the National Workboat Association (NWA) of the U.

‘Rogue Nation’ Puts Cruise In Control At $65M Offshore; Sets Career & ‘M:I’ Franchise Bests – Intl Box Office Update

2ND UPDATE, 6:30 PM PT: Tom Cruise was in control at the worldwide box office this weekend as Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation took off with $121M global. The international portion of that, $65M, topped the last film in the franchise, Ghost Protocol, by 49% on a like-for-like currency basis in the same market suite. Show More Summary

First Ever US Offshore Wind Farm Gets First “Steel In Water,” No Turning Back Now

Tiny Rhode Island has been leaping wind energy obstacles right and left, and is on its way to getting the nation's first offshore wind farm off the ground First Ever US Offshore Wind Farm Gets First “Steel In Water,” No Turning BackShow More Summary

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