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Government should create 250,000 green apprenticeships for young people, urges Friends of the Earth

The Daily Mail 02 Mar 2021
But it's not too late to turn this around,' remarked Friends of the Earth climate campaigner Denis Fernando ... Prime Minister Boris Johnson already set out a 10-point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution last November that includes a prohibition on combustion engine sales by the end of the decade and a promise to quadruple offshore wind power.

New contracts see Solstad Offshore increase Australian presence

Splash24/7 01 Mar 2021
Solstad Offshore has been awarded two new contracts in Australia ... The vessel is mobilising from Norway, and will provide support to a drilling campaign offshore north Western Australia.

Pleas to save historic ‘Versailles of Wales’ before it falls into ruin

The Guardian 28 Feb 2021
Campaigners will ‘shame’ mansion’s offshore owners into fully restoring national treasure or selling it on A vast ...

'There's no excuse for this': The crisis in Texas was a warning of the larger ...

Alternet 26 Feb 2021
Without a bold rebuilding campaign, Americans will continue to risk their well-being and livelihoods as the nation collapses around them ... Investments in manufacturing facilities will enable the nation to rebuild production capacity decimated by decades of offshoring.

Van Oord secures long-term offshore wind contract with Vanttenfall

Splash24/7 23 Feb 2021
Van Oord will provide jack-up and associated lifting services for main component exchanges across Vattenfall’s portfolio of offshore wind farms through its MPI Offshore organisation.

Labor pushes for inquiry into ‘broken’ visa system that forces applicants to take trips abroad during Covid

The Observer 22 Feb 2021
One area of focus for the inquiry will be the government’s handling of offshore granting requirements, which ... Labor MP Julian Hill, who has campaigned against the offshore requirements, said the inquiry will also examine the broader “mess” of the family and partner visa program.

Beach files plan for Geographe subsea campaign

Offshore Energy Today 19 Feb 2021
Australian oil and gas firm Beach Energy is proposing to undertake subsea installation and […]. The post Beach files plan for Geographe subsea campaign appeared first on Offshore Energy ... .

Opponents of NJ offshore wind project worry turbines will affect views, fishing, and tourism

Phys Dot Org 17 Feb 2021
The project will power a half-million homes in New Jersey and, according to Orsted, create thousands of jobs, both offshore and on during the initial construction process, which could begin this year ... But a campaign called Go Green and Unseen created by the Conte family raises concerns about the wind farm and its impact on tourism.

Money in the Wind

The Maritime Executive 15 Feb 2021
In November 1947, the world's first real offshore oil well entered service off the coast of Louisiana, ushering in an entirely new industry ... Much of that work involves offshore vessel companies." ... President Joe Biden included offshore wind development in his campaign platform, and the overt support sends a message to investors.

LETTER: State will benefit from Biden's stand against offshore drilling

Cape Cod Times 14 Feb 2021
Last week, President Biden issued an executive order to address the climate crisis and announced, “climate day at the White House … means it’s jobs day.” With this announcement, he made a clear commitment to protecting Massachusetts‘ coast from new offshore drilling.

Turkey Purchases its Fourth Drillship

The Maritime Executive 12 Feb 2021
The government of Turkey is in talks to buy its fourth drillship, adding new capability to its controversial offshore E&P campaign in the Eastern Mediterranean ... With the offshore drilling market stuck in a prolonged downturn and countless drilling companies undergoing bankruptcy proceedings, asset prices have been in decline.