Paul Forsberg

Consequences of Offshore Wind

The “Unintended Consequences” of Offshore Wind 2.0

Back in December of 2019, I wrote and article titled “The Unintended Consequences of Offshore Wind.”https://offshorewfs.com/unintended-consequences-of-offshore-wind-farms/ It attracted a very large amount of readers from both sides of the isle and actually put this blog on the map. Sportfishing enthusiasts loved it, NIMBY folks hated it, and the Offshore Wind Developers seemed a bit relieved. …

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2021 Year End Summary Report (Video) for Offshore Wind and Fisheries

Year End Summary Report showing the ever improving communication, transparency and developing relationship between Offshore Wind Developers and fishermen. This is just a short year end powerpoint video indicating how things have progressed from April of 2019 to December of 2021. Each year lessons are learned, ideas are formed, strategies discussed, standards are set, and …

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Commercial Fisherman Speaks Out

The following comment is from an experienced Commercial Fisherman who recently hung up his fishing boots to work in Offshore Wind as an Onboard Fisheries Liaison. He provides valuable information and communication between Offshore Wind Survey Vessels and Commercial Fishing Vessels south of Martha’s Vineyard. I have removed the names of vessels for confidentiality purposes …

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Public Relations Nightmare for Offshore Wind That Could Have EASILY Been Avoided

How To Avoid The Single Biggest Public Relations Nightmare For Offshore Wind Aggravated, Exasperated, Peeved and Verklempt are four adjectives that replace the cuss words I uttered when I read this article about a negative interaction between Fisherman and an Offshore Wind Survey Vessel in the Dispatch News. How much damage was done to the …

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Captains and Crew Looking For Work!

US Mariners Looking For Work In Offshore Wind! We Have Captains, AB’s, QMED’s, Deckhands and Greenhorns Looking To Work in Offshore Wind! **************************1500 Ton Master looking for work – all paperwork in order**************************THREE 500 Ton Captains looking for work – all paperwork in order **************************Deckhand with Extensive Mechanical Experience. **************************TWO 200 Ton Captains – All paperwork in …

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Fishermen Perform Very Valuable Service to Offshore Wind Developer

NEW BEDFORD, MA – November 19, 2021 – Offshore Wind Farm Support is proud to announce the placement of seasoned, experienced and knowledgeable fisherman known as “Certified Fisheries Liaison Officer” onboard the Survey Vessel HOS Mystique for Vineyard Wind.  The HOS Mystique will be performing Geo-SubSea Survey operations in the southern/central portion of Vineyard Wind …

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