Latest News for: Isl offshore


Islands of deterrence: Britain’s long history of banishing ‘undesirables’

Open Democracy 01 Apr 2021
The proposals include a consultation on changing the law to “keep the option open, if required in the future, to develop the capacity for offshore asylum processing”. Gibraltar and the Isle of Man have ... Behrouz Boochani spent six years in the Australian offshore detention regime.

Moriarty findings under investigation outside the State

The Irish Times 22 Mar 2021
Replying to questions about its examination of the tribunal’s findings, the Garda said ... There was no comment from the agency when asked about its involvement. Payments ... The initial payment was routed through a series of offshore bank accounts, commencing in the Isle of Man, moving to Jersey and terminating in an Isle of Man account in Mr Lowry’s name.

Rivalry raises $20 million for sports and esports online betting

Venture Beat 01 Mar 2021
At the moment, the company has an offshore gambling license with the Isle of Man, which allows it to facilitate gambling in places where ...

Authorities make another arrest after human bones found in Gibson

Daily Comet 26 Feb 2021
Authorities said a third suspect has been charged with murder after human remains were found in a wooded area in Gibson this week ... With help from the Coast Guard and Grand Isle Police Department, Lovett was taken into custody Thursday, authorities said. Grand Isle Police arrested him as he returned from offshore work without incident ... .

Greenpeace builds an underwater 'boulder barrier' to stop damaging fishing in a protected area of ...

The Daily Mail 26 Feb 2021
In total 18 boulders, each weighing about three tonnes and carrying the name of a celebrity endorser, were dropped this week from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza in the Offshore Brighton marine protected area (MPA) ... Offshore Brighton MPA is the red southernmost rectangle southeast of the Isle of Wight.

Queen's property chief delays sale of Scottish seabed windfarm plots

The Observer 12 Feb 2021
BP took its first step into the UK’s offshore wind sector during last week’s auction with bids for two windfarms worth 15 times the rate paid by developers in the past, raising concerns within the industry that the rocketing seabed prices would inflate the cost of reaching the UK’s climate targets.

Queen's property manager and Treasury to get windfarm windfall of nearly £9bn

The Observer 08 Feb 2021
The Queen and the Treasury will receive an offshore windfarm windfall of almost £9bn over the next decade, after a major auction of seabed plots attracted runaway bids from energy companies including the oil company BP ... Quick guide Offshore windfarms in the UK ... How important is offshore wind power to the UK energy system? ... Offshore auction map.

Queen's property manager banks huge windfarm bonanza

The Observer 05 Feb 2021
The crown estate, which manages the monarch’s property portfolio, holds exclusive rights to lease the seabed around the British Isles ... Quick guide Offshore windfarms in the UK ... How important is offshore wind power to the UK energy system? ... The UK has 44% of all European offshore wind power capacity.

An MDI couple that started community-building suppers has more mouths to feed during the pandemic

Bangor Daily News 03 Feb 2021
Last month, they had their busiest weeks yet ... That program, which it runs with College of the Atlantic, the Bar Harbor Food Pantry and the Ellsworth nonprofit Healthy Acadia, got off the ground in December and delivers food by van or ferry to all of MDI, Trenton and the offshore island communities of Cranberry Isles, Frenchboro and Swans Island ... 26.

Interview: Charles A. Donadio, Jr.,�President, American Wind Transfers

The Maritime Executive 01 Feb 2021
offshore wind industry ... offshore wind industry eventually begins to pick up steam and move forward, there will be all kinds of opportunities for small-business owners to support the development of the massive supply chain that will be needed ... There are actually two offshore wind farms now ... offshore wind?.

For Whom the Bell Tolls: The State of Planet Earth at Year’s End 2020

GlobalResearch 12 Jan 2021
... $US21 and $US32 trillion – has been invested virtually tax-free through the world’s still-expanding black hole of more than 80 ‘offshore’ tax havens (such as the City of London Corporation, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Nauru, St.

'Creekman' raising money for Lafayette House in Portsmouth

Union Leader 05 Jan 2021
An accordion-playing radio personality who participates in an extreme swim for charity each winter has chosen to raise money for Lafayette House in Portsmouth this year. On Jan ... Sredzienski said he started the annual charity swim in 2008, when he decided he was going to make it to the Isles of Shoals in January, which is 7 miles offshore ... ....

Substantial progress made in Brexit talks but big differences remain – EC chief

AOL 17 Dec 2020
The Royal Navy River-class offshore patrol vessel HMS Mersey at anchor in the Solent off the Isle of Wight, one of four river patrol vessels put on standby by the Government to guard against European trawlers entering UK territory if the trade talks with Brussels fail.

Scilly drone flight paves way for commercial service

The Engineer 14 Dec 2020
A drone flight carrying freight to and from the Scilly Isles ... The test flight was a collaboration between offshore drone operator Flylogix and the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company, which owns Land’s End Airport and has maintained a link from Cornwall to Scilly since 1920.

Engineering firm BiFab formally placed in administration

BBC News 14 Dec 2020
BiFab, which has steel fabrication yards in Fife and the Isle of Lewis, said it had been unable to compete with yards owned or subsidised by governments in and outside the EU ... "There is a strong pipeline of future wind contracts and projects across the UK, including in Scottish offshore waters.