Tag Archives: Gulf of Mexico

Women Offshore Profiles Mother and Daughter Pilot-Mate Team

Women Offshore, an online organization promoting a diverse ocean workforce, reported that, “of the 1.6 million seafarers worldwide, there are approximately 32,000 women sailing the high seas and inland waterways; women making up just 2% of the industry.” In an article published this month, Women Offshore profiles a mother and daughter, pilot and mate, who encountered each other at work

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Safety Bureau Identifies 36 Gas Release Hazards Offshore Gulf of Mexico

A recent review by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) examining compliance and incident data throughout the Gulf of Mexico revealed a potential risk associated with gas releases. During the timeframe reviewed, 31 gas release incidents were reported to BSEE by 14 unique operators. Further, the bureau issued 36 gas release incidents of non-compliance during the same timeframe.

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