Offshore (1979) is a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. It won the Booker Prize for that year. It recalls her time spent on boats on the Thames in Battersea. The novel explores the liminality of people who do not belong to the land or the sea, but are somewhere in between. The epigraph, "che mena il vento, e che batte la pioggia, e che s'incontran con si aspre lingue" ("whom the wind drives, or whom the rain beats, or those who clash with such bitter tongues") comes from Canto XI of Dante's Inferno.
"Offshore", when used relative to hydrocarbons, refers to an oil, natural gas or condensate field that is under the sea, or to activities or operations carried out in relation to such a field. There are various types of platform used in the development of offshore oil and gas fields, and subsea facilities.
Lifeboat crews were called to rescue people taking part in an unofficial mass walk to an offshore fort. Hundreds of people ignored official advice and walked to St Helen's Fort off the Isle of Wight during the weekend's low tides. The RNLI said it was called to help a mother and child as well as a missing child. All were safely located ... .
Show Caption. of. Expand ... Both charters have their resident favorites, like Patches, a black and white speckled offshore bottlenose dolphin. Patches and his crew (typically about 50 other dolphins) has been spotted on and off Southern California coastlines since 2006, when he was discovered by the late local naturalist MarkTyson ... Natural influence ... .
Coast GuardStationGeorgetown crew poses with StacyHicks, a 68-year-old man who capsized his vessel offshore Pawleys Island on Aug ... Hicks was wearing his life jacket and stayed with his vessel until the Station Georgetown crew came to rescue him ... GEORGETOWN — A Coast Guard Station Georgetown boat crew rescued a boater Aug.
Philippines crewing agency GlobalMarine and Offshore Resources has had its licence suspended by the Filipino authorities for illegally charging placement fees and breaching seafarer contracts ...Related. Australia bans tanker for underpaying crew wages ... Related. ITF launches web tool for seafarers to identify crewing scams ... . .
The crew of Spring Mix II with CaptainChris Watkowski had a great day of it with four nice yellowfin tuna and a pile of mahi ... The crew of the Turnin’ Fins with Captain Jake Shaffer at the helm had a good day in the offshore canyons today releasing a nice blue marlin on the troll.
An urgent mission is underway in Kaikoura to recover a boat that has run aground 200m offshore, sparking fears of a diesel spill in the delicate world-renowned ecosystem ... It ran aground approximately 200m offshore. Four crew members were rescued and ...
I will maintain a guardian’s eye on my crew at all times, and keep a cool, yet deliberate, hand on the throttle ... Most cases don’t occur in the surf, but surfman and the crews of the motor lifeboats are the people who can get through any conditions to help the disabled mariners offshore, who would otherwise be drifting helplessly.
Omega Protein responded with additional resources and cleanup crews to remove the dead fish from the water and beaches, according to the news release ... According to an Omega Protein news release, crew were bringing menhaden aboard while one mile offshore of Kiptopeke State Park when the captain noticed a group of red drum in the net.
In one of the incidents at the weekend, a man on an inflatable kayak was seen struggling against a falling tide and offshore wind near Cleethorpes. RNLI crew member Matt McNally said the man was more than a mile off the coast and unable to get back to shore ... tide and offshore wind.