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by Revolver
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 1st Class General and Motor Notes
Replies: 6
Views: 2941

Re: 1st Class General and Motor Notes

JK, your age may be showing lol These days with such reduced crews - C/E's are managers of the dept. AND have to also be doers... But valid point, be aware you are the manager and are responsible for your people, environment, ship, machinery, and cargo... Know there is always more than one way to sk...
by Revolver
Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 1st Class General and Motor Notes
Replies: 6
Views: 2941

Re: 1st Class General and Motor Notes

just wondering if anyone here can sugggest from where to begin preparing for TC class 1 oral examination and what to expect from the examiner during oral examination. I would start with having lots of experience and good sea stories heh And then get to the IMO web page and learn to navigate that, a...
by Revolver
Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Second Class Exams
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: Second Class Exams

I believe they will let you write exams up to, but not including, Orals.
But also given the state of things, it may be hard to get in to write depending on where you are.
by Revolver
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Full Crew for Tanker
Replies: 1
Views: 1381

Re: Full Crew for Tanker

Which market? Haha
by Revolver
Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Alfa Laval PU150 problem
Replies: 6
Views: 2447

Re: Alfa Laval PU150 problem

Springs, all clean ie ~ no scaling, operating water seals, seals greased so sliding bowl isn't sticky?
by Revolver
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Permanent Foreign Seafarer Entry into Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 2236

Re: Permanent Foreign Seafarer Entry into Canada

What will protect our jobs....hmmm...have a senior ticket...maybe?
by Revolver
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Superintendent
Replies: 5
Views: 2482

Re: Superintendent

As much as troubleshooting is my favorite part of this puzzle we call a career, I have zero interest in being a super....at least for the next 20 years or so.
Dont they work in the office, like...5/7ths of the year? Terrible....
by Revolver
Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Superintendent
Replies: 5
Views: 2482

Re: Superintendent

"But the problem is it won't turn on again!?"


"...did...did you plug it back in?"
by Revolver
Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: About CDI Vetting Advice for 3rd Eng.
Replies: 2
Views: 1977

Re: About CDI Vetting Advice for 3rd Eng.

Housekeeping Safety equipment, validity, functionality, upkeep - of al various aspects (bilge alarms, fire fighting, life saving, engine safety's and shut downs, emerg fire pump and gen...everything) Pollution control Maintenance records Record keeping (ORB, BDNs, Sludge Recipts etc.) Certifications...
by Revolver
Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Boiler burner problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1952

Re: Boiler burner problem

...wha?

FO solenoid stuck open and putting fuel in when you don't want it to?
Check and clean the FO VVs.
by Revolver
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Capt. William Power
Replies: 1
Views: 1724

Re: Capt. William Power

Wild Bill.
He was well known and quite a character; I knew him and his family for a number of years - lived down the road from him.
I made sure to give my condolences to his family.
by Revolver
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Bunkering Operation at ARA ( Amsterdam-Ryotterdam- Antwerp)
Replies: 4
Views: 2273

Re: Bunkering Operation at ARA ( Amsterdam-Ryotterdam- Antwerp)

They're crooks, and it's part of the cost of doing business with them. They hold the cards. You can either get serious and win once, and they wont serve you again. Or you can bite the bullet and get the FO you need. I'm sure the company managers realize what's going on, I dont think as a 3rd you nee...
by Revolver
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Alfa Laval S846 HFO Separator problem
Replies: 9
Views: 4815

Re: Alfa Laval S846 HFO Separator problem

Wow no one, nothin....

Check the sensor. Clean it?
Is your V4 valve passing and dropping press too quick, sometimes?
What's timer 65?
Is oil actually leaking from the bowl?

What's on the go?
by Revolver
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Canadian Labour Code changes
Replies: 4
Views: 2445

Re: Canadian Labour Code changes

Because...money?