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by seagull
Wed Apr 20, 2016 4:56 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Yarmouth ferry needs a QMED (oiler)
Replies: 1
Views: 318

Re: Yarmouth ferry needs a QMED (oiler)

This is foolish. And yet again demonstrates the NS Governments complete ineptitude concerning Marine issues. Think of the Bluenose II. Here we have a Ferry service, completely funded by the NS Government, using a US owned/flagged vessel... hence NO Canadian Seafarer jobs. Job posting concerning this...
by seagull
Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Crew Shortage
Replies: 129
Views: 110720

Re: Crew Shortage

There is a definite crew shortage. But, those companies who have the foresight to pay a going industry level rate; and practice some ideas of implementing crew retention ideas.. manage to attract and keep good people. Other outfits, such as the one I work for.. do the opposite to the above; and wond...
by seagull
Wed Feb 10, 2010 3:56 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Seafarers and taxes, regarding the OECD
Replies: 8
Views: 4173

Re: Seafarers and taxes, regarding the OECD

Gid-day: Having worked outside the country, and obtained the tax credit.. I can shed some "users" light on the topic. If you work in the oil and gas exploration sector, internationally, and your employer is recognzied by the Canadian Gov`t as such (ie, C-Mar, Maersk-Seabase).. you qualify ...
by seagull
Sun Dec 13, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Sarah Desgagne arrested ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1726

Re: Sarah Desgagne arrested ?

More info please .....
by seagull
Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:59 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: SIU and Engineers
Replies: 7
Views: 3644

SIU and Engineers

Hello:
There is amovement by the SIU to represent Engineers on the Lakes.. wonder if anyone out there has had experience, as an engineer, with the SIU as their union ? Would like to hear views and comments on this..
brgds
by seagull
Fri Feb 13, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Chief Engineer wages
Replies: 21
Views: 24554

Re: Chief Engineer wages

Somewhere between 100 to 120 thousand is the norm. More in the offshore.
rgds

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