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by JollyJack
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: ETO CoC?
Replies: 14
Views: 2310

Re: ETO CoC?

NSCC in Port Hawkesbury offers the ETO course, I saw it on the billboard as I drove past.
by JollyJack
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Query about Lifeboat EK general exam
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: Query about Lifeboat EK general exam

On my Port State inspections in the winter, ships were detained regularly because the lifeboat engine wouldn't start. Education is required here, MDO has a cloud point of about -6C, so when it's 20 C below, it ain't gunna go! You have to use #1 diesel in winter, cloud point -20 or below. Same with l...
by JollyJack
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Engine Room Rating Exam Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Engine Room Rating Exam Questions

I generated the Exams, you should know a little bit about everything. It's more practical than theoretical, so studying won't help much if you haven't actually done the job. If you know your way around ands engine room, you'll have no problems.
by JollyJack
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: ER noise level
Replies: 9
Views: 263

Re: ER noise level

GM 58 and 71 series engines were called screaming Jimmies, the blowers really didn't have any noise suppression. The Halifax class frigates has extensive noise suppression. On sound trials, the hydrophone people had to reset lower limits several times, because ships passing off Halifax were drowning...
by JollyJack
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally
Replies: 32
Views: 6168

Re: MPR2019 on the horizon, finally

This is the TP, not the MPRs. The TP explains what is required to meet the MPRs, that's all.
by JollyJack
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 4th class Maritime Law and Ships Business
Replies: 1
Views: 456

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: 4500

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: 294

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: 647

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: 851

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: 32
Views: 6168

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: 969

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: 4537

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: 4537

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: 4537

Re: wages

That has been the purpose of Canada's adoption of STCW. All tickets are of equal value.

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