Latest News for: Offshore labor supply


New hub launched to support New York offshore wind supply chain

Splash24/7 21 Jun 2021
Among the resources available on the OSW Supply Chain website is a NYSERDA-based geo-map offering a straightforward view of offshore wind training and manufacturing organisations, port operations, apprenticeship programs, labor organisations, consulting services, and offshore construction services.

Biden administration gives major push to giant offshore wind farm

Politico 08 Mar 2021
offshore wind industry has been anxiously awaiting for years ... Lefton hailed the jobs that would be created in the construction, maintenance and supply chain of the offshore wind industry, and she said those would be in partnership with unions and the labor movement "to ensure that we can realize the full potential of this industry.".

Oil Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – Supported as Supply Side Issues Move to Forefront

FX Empire 06 Oct 2020
U.S ... Supply Side Factor Contributing to Rally. At the start of the week, the crude oil market is being beset by supply concerns due to a spreading labor strike in Norway, which has shut six offshore oil and gas fields, and the evacuation of oil platforms in the Gulf, with Tropical Storm Delta heading toward the Louisiana and Florida coast ... ....

COVID-19 to lead to protectionism in global supply chain

Korea Times 03 May 2020
These developments have raised doubts about relying on global supply chains to cut labor and other costs ... The COVID-19 outbreak has highlighted the critical risks and weaknesses of conventional global supply chains," he said ... "Labor cost advantages from offshoring have weakened a lot in the past several years," one executive told The Korea Times.

Petrobras strike risks Carnival fuel supply, labor court declared the strike illegal

Petroleum World 18 Feb 2020
FUP blamed Petrobras for any potential fuel supply disruptions ... "The company is also hiring companies with experience in the operation and maintenance of offshore oil and gas production facilities, to supply specialized and certified labor to operate on their own platforms for the duration of the strike movement," Petrobras said.

Miami looks at creating another Dinner Key mooring field

Miami Today 10 Jul 2019
As the City of Miami moves ahead on long-awaited repairs and improvements at the city’s Dinner Key Marina, another contractor is poised to be hired to build an adjacent mooring facility ... The work includes furnishing all materials, labor, services, supplies, goods, and equipment to construct a 25-vessel mooring field offshore from Dinner Key Marina ... .

Losing the Economy to Mythology

Information Clearing House 19 Mar 2019
These two developments meant that highly productive and highly paid American labor could be substituted out of production functions and replaced with equally productive but much cheaper foreign labor, because large excess supplies of Asian labor suppressed Asian wages below the productivity of labor.
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