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by westcoaster
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 2nd class motor question.
Replies: 8
Views: 2557

Re: 2nd class motor question.

Thanks. Good point about the governor oil pump.
by westcoaster
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:12 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Exam Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 3754

Re: Exam Questions

After recently writing TC general and motor exams it is quite apparent the TC question bank has not kept up with technology. A good approach would be for TC to use exams from the UK. They seem to be much more practical and relevant. I understand there are still a lot of old vessels in Canada's domes...
by westcoaster
Thu Jan 09, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 2nd class motor question.
Replies: 8
Views: 2557

Re: 2nd class motor question.

Thanks a million. Exactly what I'm looking for. This is why this website is so great.
by westcoaster
Thu Jan 09, 2014 7:30 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 2nd class motor question.
Replies: 8
Views: 2557

Re: 2nd class motor question.

Thanks for the info. I'll dig up a FM OP manual. Maybe a manual from the days of 4 stroke direct reversing engines would have it. Once again I find myself looking for information on equipment that for all practicality, no longer exists. If the jacket water pump is also engine driven I suppose there ...
by westcoaster
Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 2nd class motor question.
Replies: 8
Views: 2557

2nd class motor question.

Hello guys. There is an exam question i'm studying that goes something like this. " Sketch and Describe an engine driven lubricating pump for a direct reversing engine" does anyone know of a book with a good drawing of such a pump? or worked on a reversing engine that had an engine driven ...
by westcoaster
Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:15 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: TeeKay Tankers information
Replies: 3
Views: 4823

Re: TeeKay Tankers information

With a 4th class ticket you will be a 3rd engineer. As a junior officer your work rotation will be 3 months on and 2 months off. Thier ships are all very modern, the oldest ones are around 15 years. I sailed with them as a cadet and then two shifts as 3rd engineer. The working conditions are good, t...

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