Offshore Supply

Black Friday causes toxic congestion in US ports and warehouses

With millions of Americans rushing to take advantage of Black Friday deals this weekend, the shopping spree will add to a pollution crisis in American ports. For months, disrupted supply chains have been polluting the port districts with more pollution than they normally can endure. The holiday season will make …

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Carl: Biden’s war on American energy

From day one in office, President Biden and his administration have been at war with American energy. Less than a year after his presidency, we are already feeling the negative effects of his policy on the pump, on our heating bill and on the prices of practically all consumer goods. …

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Opinion / Editorial: Virginia Seizes Opportunity to Lead in Wind Energy |

Dominion already has the first offshore wind turbine in federal waters, a pilot project with two giant turbines off Virginia Beach. It is interesting and encouraging that the surveillance shows that the underwater supports for the turbines have become a haven for marine life. Siemens Gamesa cited its existing partnership …

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My Squishy Little Dumplings: The hot toy everyone wants

Dart is part of a family of interactive dumplings from toy maker WowWee that hit stores in mid-July. They’re basically what the name suggests – squeezable but inedible dumplings that are big enough to fit in the palm of your hand. And they’re getting harder and harder to find. As …

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Dana Petroleum awards PD & MS-FPSO engineering contract

Up to 80 jobs are to be created in Aberdeen after the engineering and construction company PD&MS has landed a “significant” North Sea contract. The company will be undertaking a series of engineering modifications and offshore construction work on Dana Petroleum’s Triton and Western Isles FPSO facilities. The contract has …

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Where are the water meters for Gainesville? Maybe stuck somewhere offshore

Water Resources Linda MacGregor said they expect to receive the water meters it needs in January, which means some developers who have already requested them will wait several months. The main component that is scarce, according to MacGregor, is brass fittings that help connect the water pipe to the meter. …

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National perspective on the supply chain

A key force driving US supply chain problems is the lack of warehouse space combined with a dramatic increase in consumer demand in the states. On November 5, the National Conference of State Legislatures held a summit meeting to discuss supply chain issues. Ray LaHood, co-chair of Building America’s Future, …

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