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.
A sign posted in the sand just south of the Huntington Beach Pier lets beach goers know that the shoreline and water are closed due to the offshore oil spill last weekend as hundreds of crews continue cleaning Huntington Beach and Newport Beach on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
Oh boy, did it feel great this morning. A crisp clean slight chill was in the air ... I'll take it after this summer's temperatures. Colt Krnavek with Ocean Breeze Charters sent in a report from 100 miles offshore of Galveston. The crew was on a 36-hour charter, and Krnavek said, "the seas were less than 1 foot throughout the weekend's trip." ... Capt ... ....
Owner/operator of offshore crew transfer vessels Windcat Workboats announces plans to add six additional hydrogen-powered vessels to its fleet servicing Europe’s offshore wind and energy sector. A division of Belgium’s Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) the company is focusing on the emerging opportunities tied to the offshore wind sector.
The range was designed in accordance with the latest technical requirements of the European standard EN13852-3 for light offshore cranes. The crane plays an important role in lifting materials and equipment in the daily offshore wind business and closes the supply chain from the crew transfer vessel (CTV) to the offshore wind platform.
Zøhner, previously the chief executive officer of Danish crew transfer vessel operatorWorldMarineOffshore, will be responsible for overseeing the operations and growth of the firm’s regional portfolio with headquarters in Denmark.
The offshore wind industry on the U.S ... of service vessels to get technicians to and from offshore turbines ... Rhode Island-based AWT operates two crew transfer vessels, one serving the Block IslandWindFarm and one carrying technicians to the CoastalVirginiaOffshore Wind Farm.
... large-scale, floating offshore wind turbines ... Recent additions include the Service Operations Vessel (SOV) range with walk-to-work capability for the efficient maintenance of offshore installations, and the new FastCrew Supplier (FCS) 7011 for fast and comfortable crew transfers.