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by 46Tall
Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:55 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Info on RCL
Replies: 0
Views: 684

Info on RCL

Does anyone out there have info on working with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines?

They have opportunities for 3rd Engineers and I was just curious if anyone new what to expect from them regarding wages, rotation, onboard responsibilities etc??
by 46Tall
Fri Jan 01, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Boiler Safety v/v
Replies: 3
Views: 792

Boiler Safety v/v

Having a bit of discrepency; can anyone out there shed some light on the proper way to float the safety valves of a low pressure boiler??
by 46Tall
Tue Nov 10, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Jobs at McKeil
Replies: 5
Views: 1634

Jobs at McKeil

I have a colleague asking about 2nd engineer jobs on a tug with McKeil. I know nothing about this company and am hoping someone here can pass on some info regarding salary, rotation or and other applicable info that may be of help that I can pass onto him.
by 46Tall
Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:26 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Boiler blowdown
Replies: 14
Views: 1357

Boiler blowdown

We have a low pressure boiler, approx. 3 bar, that we've been blowing down on a fairly regular basis and there is a bit of disagreement as to the valve order. One side believes the ships side valve should be opened first then the boiler valve and then close the boiler valve first followed by the shi...
by 46Tall
Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:04 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 2nd Class Electro questions
Replies: 1
Views: 751

2nd Class Electro questions

I'm wondering if anyone has written the 2nd class electro exam recently and can give me a heads up on possible questions I can expect. I have been through all the questions in the ships library section of this site but am wondering if anyone can remember questions they received.
Thanks in advance.
by 46Tall
Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vibration issues
Replies: 6
Views: 1539

Vibration issues

Looking for some help regarding a vibration issue. We have a 900RPM inline 9 engine driving a 4160V alternator, 3 phase, 2125kVA and are experiencing vibration in the alternator housing. Everything has been checked and re-checked including bolts securing housing to the stator, the stator itself is s...
by 46Tall
Sat Apr 05, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Sea chest/bay
Replies: 2
Views: 1715

Sea chest/bay

I am continually getting conflicting answers when I as the question "what is the difference between a sea chest and a sea bay?" Is somebody here able to provide an answer to this question?
by 46Tall
Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 2nd class Qualifying Time
Replies: 3
Views: 3626

2nd class Qualifying Time

I have a 4th class ticket and am planning to skip my 3rd class & challenge for my 2nd class. Can anyone help me with how much qualifying time Transport Canada requires in order to sit 2nd class exams. (How much is required to be in-charge of a watch) I have received a few different answers on th...
by 46Tall
Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 4th class motor
Replies: 2
Views: 3195

4th class motor

I will be writing my fourth class shortly & am wondering if anyone knows what I could expect motor question wise or if there are any motor practise exams out there that I could get my hands on. I have the EKG part in hand. Thank you.

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