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by The Dieselduck
Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Marine Manager - Kootenay Lake ferry operation
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Marine Manager - Kootenay Lake ferry operation

Western Pacific Marine Ltd. Kootenay Lake Ferry Division Located in Balfour B.C MARINE MANAGER WPM is seeking a full time Marine Manager to oversee the Kootenay Lake Division of the Main Lake passenger ferries (Osprey 2000 and M.V. Balfour) and the Harrop II and Glade II cable ferries. Applicant mus...
by The Dieselduck
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: John Pirquet
Replies: 0
Views: 19

John Pirquet

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of a long standing and active member of our Vancouver Island Branch of the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering; John Pirquet. Please join me in wishing his family our kindest regards at this time. John was one of the original authors of ...
by The Dieselduck
Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally
Replies: 23
Views: 2083

Re: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally

You can find the audio recording of the consultation session that occurred in Vancouver, Monday Nov 19, 2018 here. The sound is not super great, but I think you can hear all the comments adequately. You can download the files from my "general folder", since I cannot upload that file format...
by The Dieselduck
Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2018 - Fall CIMarE newsletter
Replies: 0
Views: 65

2018 - Fall CIMarE newsletter

2018 - Fall CIMarE newsletter

Fall 2018.pdf
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by The Dieselduck
Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally
Replies: 23
Views: 2083

First consultation session report

I attended the MPR2019 consultation session in Vancouver, this past monday, November 19, 2018. It was a lively discussion, and the panel was made up of the guy actually drafting the text, one deck side and one engineering consultant to that process and the overall person responsible for the project....
by The Dieselduck
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Navy’s Hidden Figure ship Designer Raye Montague
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Re: Navy’s Hidden Figure ship Designer Raye Montague

Pretty amazing story
by The Dieselduck
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Tattoo for engineers
Replies: 4
Views: 413

Re: Tattoo for engineers

I like the MSD thing, although I think tattoos are way overrated, unless of course you have earned them - whatever that seems to mean.
by The Dieselduck
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2018 Dec - CIMarE VIB XMas Social
Replies: 0
Views: 44

2018 Dec - CIMarE VIB XMas Social

The Vancouver Island Branch of the CIMarE is pleased to again invite members to a complimentary sit down pre-Christmas dinner at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club Thursday evening December 20, 2018 starting at 5:30. Your spouse, significant other or best friend is also invited. For additional guests the...
by The Dieselduck
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally
Replies: 23
Views: 2083

Re: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally

In earlier post I attached the full document, which I found a little much to digest, so I broke the 183 page document down into parts you can download and absorbed more readily. 2018.11-MPR2019 Div 1 - General Provisions.pdf 2018.11-MPR2019 Div 2 - Deck.pdf 2018.11-MPR2019 Div 3 - Engineering.pdf 20...
by The Dieselduck
Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally
Replies: 23
Views: 2083

Re: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally

Essentially this is the new MPR which dictates the future of engineering licenses. Have a look at the engineering side of it, and if anyone has observations please send them to me, or post it here. I am planning to attend the Vancouver consultation and will hopefully bring up and clarify various ite...
by The Dieselduck
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally
Replies: 23
Views: 2083

Re: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally

Fresh off the press, MRP 2019 discussion / consultation paper.

2018.11.07-MPR2019 Discussion.PDF
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by The Dieselduck
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Marine Maintenance Mechanic
Replies: 0
Views: 203

Marine Maintenance Mechanic

Marine Maintenance Mechanic SAAM SMIT Canada Inc. - Kitimat, BC We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and qualified Marine Mechanic to fill a position at our Marine Maintenance Facility in Kitimat. SHORT JOB DESCRIPTION Scheduling and executing of preventive maintenance on our fleet of tugs...
by The Dieselduck
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2018 Nov - ABCMI British Columbia's Industrial Marine Business Opportunities Conference, Vancouver, Canada
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2018 Nov - ABCMI British Columbia's Industrial Marine Business Opportunities Conference, Vancouver, Canada

British Columbia's Industrial Marine Business Opportunities Conference - Register by this Friday - AGENDA Keynote Speakers: • Honourable Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology, Province of British Columbia • Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement Cana...
by The Dieselduck
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2018 Nov - CIMarE VIB monthly meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 80

2018 Nov - CIMarE VIB monthly meeting

MONTHLY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT THURSDAY, 15 NOVEMBER 2018 This month's meeting feature a presentation by Miles McKinnon, Engineering manager for electrical and control systems for BC Ferries. He will talk about such systems as they are being built into the new Island Class ferries. The presentation wi...
by The Dieselduck
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally
Replies: 23
Views: 2083

consultation sessions across Canada

Marine Personnel Regulations - those regulations that dictate everything for professional seafarers in Canada - are coming - many years late, but they are coming. As a seafarer in Canada I have been "blindsided" by lack of consultation in the past when drawing up these regs that directly a...

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