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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: 578

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: 124665

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: 5066

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: 2130

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: 4570

SIU and Engineers

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..
by seagull
Fri Feb 13, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Chief Engineer wages
Replies: 21
Views: 28007

Re: Chief Engineer wages

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

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