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Norway’s hydrocarbon ‘exploration hotspot’ set for five more wells this year

Upstream Online 15 May 2023
The current exploration hotspot in Norway’s Troll-Gjoa offshore area will ...

My thrilling journey to the end of the earth

The Times/The Sunday Times 22 Apr 2023
Let me start where my journey actually ended, by a dusty narrow-gauge railway siding under the wide skies of southern Argentina ... The old La Trochita line ... Ilhabela is a hotspot for São Paulo socialites ... 1 ... Offshore are two contrasting islands — Ilhabela, an ultra-trendy hotspot for São Paulo socialites, and Ilha Grande, which is verdant and car-free ... 2.

CBO scores Petrobras contracts for PSV trio

Splash24/7 06 Apr 2023
Brazil is expected to remain a hotspot for quality offshore tonnage, with the state-run oil giant alone in the market for more ...

Major offshore wind developers partner with the Carbon Trust to decarbonise and scale up sustainably

Splash24/7 03 Feb 2023
While offshore wind energy generation has a significantly lower carbon impact than fossil fuels, the sector must also work collaboratively to de-couple its own value chain from carbon and resource-intensive models of production, deployment and operation, addressing key hotspots such as steel, cement and fuels.

Offshore wind developers partner with Carbon Trust to decarbonize industry

SAFETY4SEA 03 Feb 2023
Eleven offshore wind developers – bp, EnBW, Fred Olsen Seawind, Parkwind, RWE, ScottishPower Renewables, Shell, SSE, Total Energies, Vattenfall and Ørsted – are partnering with the Carbon Trust to make future offshore wind more sustainable ... Identify key carbon emission drivers and hotspots in the offshore wind value chain and wind farm life cycle.

Armed Pirates Rob Two Offshore Vessels in Bay of Campeche

The Maritime Executive 01 Jan 2023
The offshore oil and gas sector in Mexico's Bay of Campeche is a longtime hotspot for armed robbery, often linked to organized crime. Armed pirates boarded two offshore vessels in two days on the 28th and 29th, according to local media, leaving the crew unharmed but making off with valuable equipment.

PALFINGER: Scottish Offshore Wind Project Places Major Order

The Maritime Executive 05 Dec 2022
In 2023, PALFINGER will deliver 60 of its new PF120-4 fixed boom cranes to the Moray West Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland and one PTM12000 jetty crane to its Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base. Thanks to its long coastline and ideal wind conditions, Scotland is a hotspot for the offshore wind industry.

Global UAV Market Report 2022: Increased Funding and Use of UAVs for Marine Border Patrolling ...

Eagle-Tribune 11 Nov 2022
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 11, 2022-- ... Drones can also be employed for aerial evaluation of buildings and other infrastructures such as pipelines, electric grids, offshore plants, and solar plates. They can use thermal imaging cameras to detect hotspots on solar plates; spots where energy is not spreading evenly ... fixed-wing and rotary-wing ... ... CONTACT.

Farasan Islands celebrate 1st International Biosphere Reserves Day

Arab News 03 Nov 2022
JEDDAH. The Saudi National Center for Wildlife has organized a program in honor of the Farasan Islands Reserve to mark the first International Day for Biosphere Reserves, on Thursday ... The Farasan islands, described as habitat hotspots, are located 50 kilometers offshore from Jazan and are among the largest islands in the Red Sea ... ....

Satellites can now catch small but 'nefarious' methane emissions from offshore oil platforms

The Advocate 22 Sep 2022
Satellites now have the power to detect the small but all-too-common releases of a potent climate-warming pollutant from offshore oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico ... The company plans to add six more satellites and expand their reach across the Gulf and other world hotspots for offshore oil and gas activity.

Seabirds can be the bread crumbs for tracking elusive whales

Popular Science 20 Sep 2022
Humpback whales are hard to tag, but their feathered snacking buddies are another option. Hans Toom from Pixabay ... Both species are preparing for an offshore feast—the whales ascend from the deep to capture sand lance, a silver eel-like fish ... Identifying overlaps in known persistent hotspots, like SBNMS, means that now they can look farther offshore ... .

Amid rise in Pogo-related kidnapping, PNP to ramp up police visibility in key cities

The Philadelphia Inquirer 12 Sep 2022
... Offshore Gaming Operators (Pogo), including the deployment of more police officers in Pogo hotspots like Paranaque, Pasay, and Makati.

Taiwan Should Shoot Down Chinese Drones, Military Expert Says

Voa News 09 Sep 2022
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen ordered Taiwan's military last week to take strong countermeasures against any Chinese provocation, and on September 1 the military shot down a drone over Shiyu, a tiny islet constituting part of Taiwan's Kinmen County just offshore from Xiamen, a port city and tourist hotspot in China ... Days earlier, U.S ... .

African penguins endangered by shipping noise in Algoa Bay

Reuters 16 Aug 2022
Biodiversity hotspot hit by noise pollutionAlgoa Bay is South Africa's offshore bunkering hubPenguin population in Algoa Bay shrinks by 85% ... noise pollution on a seabird, and the consequence of offshore bunkering activities on underwater noise levels, researchers said.

Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard beaches close to swimming after shark sightings: Great white spotted 25 ...

Boston Herald 15 Aug 2022
Multiple great white shark sightings continued to trigger beach closures on Sunday ... Earlier in the day on Sunday, a great white was spotted about 150 to 200 yards offshore Nauset Beach. The other Cape Cod shark hotspot in recent weeks has been Chatham, where many sharks were seen close to shore on Sunday ... “About 150 yards from shore.” ... ....

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