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by JollyJack
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 4th class Maritime Law and Ships Business
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Re: 4th class Maritime Law and Ships Business

This is part of the Oral exam. (see TP2293) You should be aware of IMO Conventions as they apply to shipping (SOLAS, MARPOL etc) and Canadian regulations as applied to health and safety, personnel regs, COLREGS etc. Be VERY aware of the 3 rights under the MOSH Regulations. That's a given on Orals, i...
by JollyJack
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: UK COC TO CANADIAN
Replies: 10
Views: 4108

Re: UK COC TO CANADIAN

As a retired Examiner, (retired as of last July) I would advise you to present a valid STCW Certificate of Competence. If your ticket has expired, you'll get nothing. STCW validated MED Certificates are accepted IF THEY ARE CURRENTLY VALID, ie refreshed in the past 5 years. For 2nd Class you will ne...
by JollyJack
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Frieghter journey from Boston to Japan in 1966
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: Frieghter journey from Boston to Japan in 1966

G'day El Sol. I sailed on fruit ships in the '73 to '75, the major routes included citrus from California to Japan and Hong Kong, (Bunkers in Long Beach and Hong Hong) cars from Japan to Central America and bananas back to Long Beach. Bunkers at Bilbao in the Pacific side of the canal, then 7 days n...
by JollyJack
Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: working in the UK
Replies: 2
Views: 528

Re: working in the UK

by JollyJack
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Oil spill by malfunction validated in Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 719

Re: Oil spill by malfunction validated in Canada

Vessel Pollution and Dangerous Chemicals Regulations (SOR/2012-69) Exceptions to prohibited discharges 5 For the purposes of section 187 of the Act and sections 7, 29, 67, 82, 95, 100 and 126, substances may be discharged, and for the purposes of subsection 109(1) and section 110.6, substances may b...
by JollyJack
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally
Replies: 30
Views: 5183

Re: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally

I'm glad I retired. :)
by JollyJack
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: TC 3rd Class ofr NS based Superport
Replies: 4
Views: 891

Re: TC 3rd Class ofr NS based Superport

Since 2007 Martin, when CSA 2001 came into force. You need the "old" 3rd Class, 24 months sea service over 750 Kw and the PPS 2. Chief Engineer, Motor Ship and Steamship Endorsements 148 An applicant for a Chief Engineer, Motor Ship or Steamship endorsement shall meet the requirements set ...
by JollyJack
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: wages
Replies: 21
Views: 4054

Re: wages

STCW will be established in the new Marine Personnel Regulations. Temporary Foreign Worker Programme already exists. CSA 2001 calls for Canadian tickets on Canadian ships, MPR requires "qualified persons", ie, Canadian citizens or permanent residents to hold Canadian tickets. The MPRs are ...
by JollyJack
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: wages
Replies: 21
Views: 4054

Re: wages

The purpose of Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) is to ensure every Member State who issues an STCW Certificate of Competence meets the same standard. It says nothing about wages and conditions being the same. At present, only Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Ca...
by JollyJack
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: wages
Replies: 21
Views: 4054

Re: wages

That has been the purpose of Canada's adoption of STCW. All tickets are of equal value.
by JollyJack
Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: How to Learn to be a Good Junior Engineer
Replies: 7
Views: 1014

Re: How to Learn to be a Good Junior Engineer

Ask, Ask, Ask! Learn basic skills and practice them, eg, how do you harden and temper steel? How do you case harden? Play with the lathe, make a pair of model cannons, cut threads, polish shafts, file a flat surface, practice welding and cutting. Don't say it's all the fitter's or welder's job, be b...
by JollyJack
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally
Replies: 30
Views: 5183

Re: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally

Yes, it will alleviate the lack of 2nds and Chiefs, it will also alleviate the need for 2nds and Chiefs to know what they are talking about. Next aim is to alleviate the need to pay anyone!
by JollyJack
Wed May 16, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 1st Class General and Motor Notes
Replies: 1
Views: 734

Re: 1st Class General and Motor Notes

I can only repeat what the Examiner told me. "This Examination is on General Engineering Knowledge, that's everything you know about Engineering. Well? What do you know?" Now, it also includes International Maritime Laws and Canadian Regulations. See TP 2293 for the whole thing. https://ww...
by JollyJack
Thu May 03, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Specialized Oil tanker safety training Course
Replies: 1
Views: 658

Re: Specialized Oil tanker safety training Course

From Marine Personnel Regulations. 103 (3) The successful completion of a course that was taken for the purpose of obtaining a certificate of competency or an endorsement remains valid for life once that certificate or endorsement has been obtained, except in the case of the following courses: (c) a...
by JollyJack
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canadian Coast Guard
Replies: 3
Views: 826

Re: Canadian Coast Guard

Maybe I should apply!

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