This season of Law & Order: CI remained in its time slot of NBC Sunday's at 9PM/8c, its final season in this slot on NBC; its move to Tuesdays in the sixth season caused a ratings decline. During the 2005–2006 network TV season episodes were up against episodes of Desperate Housewives on ABC and episodes of Family Guy and American Dad! on Fox. The show "roller coasted" in the ratings with the competition, but NBC executives were impressed with the 11 million viewers per week it was able to retain.
Offshore (1979) is a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. It won the Booker Prize for that year. It recalls her time spent on boats on the Thames in Battersea. The novel explores the liminality of people who do not belong to the land or the sea, but are somewhere in between. The epigraph, "che mena il vento, e che batte la pioggia, e che s'incontran con si aspre lingue" ("whom the wind drives, or whom the rain beats, or those who clash with such bitter tongues") comes from Canto XI of Dante's Inferno.
"Offshore", when used relative to hydrocarbons, refers to an oil, natural gas or condensate field that is under the sea, or to activities or operations carried out in relation to such a field. There are various types of platform used in the development of offshore oil and gas fields, and subsea facilities.
Two Career DevelopmentPlans were launched yesterday to attract local talent to the marine and offshore engineering industry ... They are critical in almost every aspect of marine and offshore projects." ... The Career Development Plans will be adopted by four firms for a start - Dyna-Mac Engineering, KeppelOffshore & Marine, PaxOcean and Sembcorp Marine.
JLL head of research and consultancy Janlo de los Reyes said office vacancy also hit 14.7 percent in the first quarter, with largest move-outs from Philippine offshore gaming operators and outsourcing and offshoring companies ... The surge in vacancies is seen to sustain the downward trend in rents.
Mills added that only less than 2 percent of their portfolio’s office leases is expiring this year, which makes them “not directly exposed to market vacancy and possible rental adjustments at this time.” ... It also has no Philippine offshore gaming operator tenants, which is currently driving vacancy in the country’s office market, according to Mills.
ColliersPhilippines said office vacancy would reach 12.5 percent this year as more Philippine offshore gaming operators moved out and business process outsourcing companies rationalized their office space requirements ... The group said it was expecting residential vacancy to accelerate to 16.9 percent this year from 15.6 percent in 2020.
Office vacancy in 2021 would start from the spill-over of spaces vacated by Philippine offshore gaming operators in 2020 estimated at 300,000 sq. m ... He said this is because offshore affiliates of US companies were expected to drive cost-cutting measures in most markets and this is seen to have positive impact on the Philippines and India. .
It attributed the worsening office vacancy to Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogo) and outsourcing companies shutting down or rationalizing their office footprint in line with the remote working arrangements being implemented to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
He said these are mainly offshoring and outsourcing players seeking office space outside Metro Manila... This sharp rise, according to delos Reyes, was due to the preterminations by Philippine offshore gaming operators, especially in the cities of Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue whose vacancies increased substantially in the third quarter of this year.
“No pain, no gain... “I came from a farming family and it has always been my ambition to become an agropreneur, but I don’t have the time before because I was busy with my career which required me to work offshore. “Alhamdulillah, last year I found out that TKPM Peradong has vacancies and was looking for new agropreneurs ... ....
WILMINGTON — The U.S ... Earlier this year, the USCG revealed the driving force behind the move is the shift to its new 360-foot OffshorePatrolCutter, which cannot be maintained by the existing facilities in Wilmington. The vacancy left by the Diligence will open up an opportunity for the city, which is working with the Coast Guard and local Rep ... .
By Bernie Cahiles-Magkilat The potential closure of Chinese-owned POGOs (Philippine gaming offshore operators) in Metro Manila will create a temporary increase in vacancy rates in the short term but not... .