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by Atlantic
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr
Replies: 19
Views: 953

Re: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr

On one ship I worked on, I believe it was wärtsilä wasa32 engine, we had problems with our fuel pumps because the fuel temp was to high, turned up to lower the viscosity. Temp somewere over 150C I believe.
by Atlantic
Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr
Replies: 19
Views: 953

Re: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr

I would look in to the fuel supply system. Is the purifier set up for the right fuel viscosity. Are the fuel filter the recommended type micron etc.
by Atlantic
Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Not Good
Replies: 0
Views: 261

Not Good

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/encana-close-deep-panuke-sable-island-offshore-project-natural-gas-exxonmobil-nova-scotia-1.4153149 It's not looking good for NS offshore. Soon exxon is closing sable island in 4-5 years there could be nothing left here? Then I have to go to NL again beeing...
by Atlantic
Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Atlantic Towing looking for full crew
Replies: 14
Views: 2479

Re: Atlantic Towing looking for full crew

I don't have a problem with newfs getting a job. I don't have a problem with that they hire newfs first but when my company sends me there and the crew treats you like shit and does everything to make you leave because they think a newf should have the job it sucks. I don't want to go there but I ha...
by Atlantic
Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Atlantic Towing looking for full crew
Replies: 14
Views: 2479

Re: Atlantic Towing looking for full crew

That musical would have been different if they came there to work. :?
by Atlantic
Sun Jul 31, 2016 5:57 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: another crew member dies in boat drills
Replies: 5
Views: 1194

Re: another crew member dies in boat drills

It's crazy that our rescue/lifesaving equipment is to dangerous to use, at drills and exercise, as intended in a real emergency.
by Atlantic
Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:01 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Plate cooler
Replies: 31
Views: 2750

Re: Plate cooler

I would contact the manufacture of the cooler, you can add to many plates and mess with the flow rates and actually lose cooling capacety.
by Atlantic
Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:39 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Seperator Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 3478

Re: Seperator Problem

Hi, Did you have it apart again since you changed the O-rings? It's easy to damage the rectangular ring that's on the lower stainless bowl, the one under the discs, during assemble I did this myself last month. And it gave me a similar problem. How are the bearings check the maintence history if the...
by Atlantic
Wed Apr 29, 2015 12:10 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: STCW Refresher courses
Replies: 5
Views: 1410

Re: STCW Refresher courses

Hi all, I thought if you are working and take part in regular drills you don't need any course for certification? Anybody heard anything like that?
by Atlantic
Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Turning gear question
Replies: 13
Views: 1302

Re: Turning gear question

Tide?
by Atlantic
Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Question regarding working out of country
Replies: 8
Views: 1995

Re: Question regarding working out of country

Hi AudicoupeGT, I worked for several years on foreign flagged vessel. You have to declare your income and pay tax on it in Canada. Next year they will pro rate you to pay installments every quarter, to cover the estimated tax. If you pay in to little you will be dinged for the interest of the outsta...
by Atlantic
Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Regulations for OWS
Replies: 9
Views: 5455

Re: Regulations for OWS

Hi Guys Thanks for all the comments, so en route to port is the normal procedure thanks. Thank you Big Pete for you post. I have a questing though regarding "Purifier Sludge is full of fine particles which separate to the bottom of the Purifier Sludge Tank and if you try to put the water from t...
by Atlantic
Wed Dec 24, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Regulations for OWS
Replies: 9
Views: 5455

Re: Regulations for OWS

Hi JK, thanks for your reply. I'm aware of the special areas in MARPOL not sure about fishing zones in Canada though. I'm not the one operating it (and would not, unless i was sure it was legal to do so) but we are having a discussion on board. So if we in Canadian waters its under way but if we lea...
by Atlantic
Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Regulations for OWS
Replies: 9
Views: 5455

Regulations for OWS

Hi all and merry Christmas. I have a question regarding OIly water separators. When can you run it? Do the ship has to be on route? Or is making way ok? We are just puttering around making sure the oil rigs don't fall over so we are not on route I asume. On transport canada web site I found this. ht...
by Atlantic
Sun Oct 12, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Injection pump sticking problem in Wartsila 32 engines
Replies: 8
Views: 3856

Re: Injection pump sticking problem in Wartsila 32 engines

I have had a similar problem on wasa 32. The fuel oil temp was to high @ 150 C. We lowered it to 125 C and the worked much better.

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