In support of the Biden-Harris Administration’s goal of installing 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, the U.S. Department of the Interior has announced a proposed sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight, an area of shallow waters between Long Island and the New Jersey coast.Continue reading “Proposed Offshore Wind Development Sale in NY Bight”
Washington Maritime Blue is looking for a Quiet Sound program director. Closing date: Priority applications due June 25, 2021–open until filled. Salary Range: $90,000-$135,000 + comprehensive benefits. Reports to: president/CEO and Quite Sound Advisory Board. Location: Seattle, WA preferred. Direct applicants only–no third-party agencies. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for full job description and questions.
The Red Sea Reef Foundation (RSRF) has awarded research grants to five scientists from Israel and Jordan who are studying corals in one of the world’s largest marine refuges from climate change. Each selected project involves an innovative approach, such as using deep neural networks to derive data on coral reef fish populations, characterizing corals’Continue reading “Grants for Red Sea Reef Research”
On June 24, industry experts will discuss efforts to reduce emissions from offshore production facilities as part of the NOIA ESG Panel on Reducing Carbon Emissions. The panelists are: Mike Paulin, Intecsea, technical advisor. He will discuss design approaches for offshore facilities that help achieve emission reductions. Monica Bøe, Equinor Production International (EPI), vice president safety, security and sustainability,Continue reading “Reducing Offshore Carbon Emissions”
5 Gyres hosted a virtual “Science State of the Union” on World Oceans Day earlier this month about plastics science. It discusses the past, present and future of plastic pollution science as it relates to innovation and policy. Watch the event here.
Marine Renewables Canada and the the Consulate General of Canada in Boston will host a webinar June 24 for an overview of the Jones Act and how it applies to Canadian companies looking to enter the offshore wind supply chain. The Jones Act is a federal law that regulates maritime commerce in the United States.Continue reading “Webinar June 24: How Jones Act Applies to Canadian Companies in Offshore Wind”
The University of Gibraltar will host the first virtual INCISE conference June 14-18 on submarine canyons. Submarine canyons act as a link between shallow-water environments and the deep sea. They are extremely important for biodiversity because they serve as nursery habitats and hotspots for sea life. Find out more at: https://www.unigib.edu.gi/incise2021/.
The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has released a short podcast explaining the newly published Recommended Code of Practice on Environmental Sustainability. Before handing over to her two guests, Peter de Bree and Nadine Robinson, Andrea Burnley explains that, when surveyed, four out of five IMCA members (there are over 700 member companies in 60Continue reading “Podcast on IMCA’s New Environmental Sustainability Code”
French American Innovation Day 2021: Growing The Blue Economy For Ocean Sustainability is a virtual summit featuring experts from both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts on national and regional policies designed to accelerate innovations, promote economic development and ignite bold visionary leadership and collaboration. This event will be most useful for those interested in economicContinue reading “French American Innovation Virtual Summit June 9 and 16”
Concordia Damen has signed a historic contract with Lenten Scheepvaart for the construction of the first ever inland waterway vessel to run on hydrogen. The vessel, to be named MV Antonie, will be 135 meters long, weigh 3,700 tons and boast a revolutionary fuel cell propulsion. It will be used to transport salt between DelfzijlContinue reading “Contract for First Hydrogen-Fuel Inland Waterway Vessel”
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