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by JK
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Query about Lifeboat EK general exam
Replies: 5
Views: 61

Re: Query about Lifeboat EK general exam

I think the first one covers it as BP says. Every lifeboat shall be powered by a compression ignition engine. No engine shall be used for any lifeboat if its fuel has a flashpoint of 43 °C or less (closed-cup test). (LSA 4.4.6.1) The engine shall be capable of operating when the lifeboat is flooded ...
by JK
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Query about Lifeboat EK general exam
Replies: 5
Views: 61

Re: Query about Lifeboat EK general exam

It’s been a long time since I did my 2nds, but check SOLAS for lifeboat requirement. It will tell you exactly what is required. If you don’t have access I’ll have a look.
by JK
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: ER noise level
Replies: 5
Views: 137

Re: ER noise level

Ha, noise levels, we went all through that with one of our older ships. It depends on : propeller noise auxiliaries turbos, silencers, exhaust gas system spring hangers ventilation, supply and exhaust hydraulics reduction gears insulation, piping and pipe supports resilient mounts and isolation Thos...
by JK
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Premature pipe failure
Replies: 8
Views: 734

Re: Premature pipe failure

Just a thought, there may be a sacrificial section of pipe installed to protect the rest of the system. This is suppose to fail and shouldn't be replaced with other types of materials.
by JK
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Wake Collins
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Wake Collins

Wake passed away on Friday July 12, 2019. He had been employed with the Canadian Coast Guard for 42 years and was Chief Engineer on multiple vessels.
RIP Chief.
https://www.gg.ca/en/honours/recipients ... c0oXAZwj3k
by JK
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Postions required Northern Crewing
Replies: 0
Views: 221

Postions required Northern Crewing

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by JK
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Polar Prince
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Polar Prince

Northern Crewing Agency Inc.
9 July at 09:12 ·

Northern Crewing Agency Inc.
8 July at 12:23 ·
Immediate opening for Chief Engineer and 2nd Class Engineer on the Polar Prince for July 12th. Email resume and certificates to vpeddle@northerncrewing.com.
by JK
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Trevor Paul O'Neil
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Trevor Paul O'Neil

This young man was killed at Halifax Shipyards. I have dealt with his employing company many times and never had issues with them. Investigations are ongoing. RIP Trevor O'Neil.


https://www.arbormemorial.ca/atlantic-s ... eil/36190/
by JK
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Subsea 7 looking for super human Vessel Superintendent, Aberdeen
Replies: 5
Views: 595

Re: Subsea 7 looking for super human Vessel Superintendent, Aberdeen

They'll get some young hotshot who'll live on his phone for a couple of years until he burns out.
by JK
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Seaspan Launches Second CG Ship
Replies: 0
Views: 306

Seaspan Launches Second CG Ship

I don't think the first one has been accepted by CG as of yet, but the 2nd ship was floated out yesterday.
The first ship was outfitted at Ogden Point in Victoria.

https://www.nsnews.com/news/seaspan-launches-second-coast-guard-ship-1.23846221
by JK
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MSC Opera Crash In Venice
Replies: 5
Views: 395

Re: MSC Opera Crash In Venice

I'm wondering if the telegraphs or propulsion control locked up. There's not much design info online for those ships that I have seen.
by JK
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Lifeboat accident in the making?
Replies: 0
Views: 150

Lifeboat accident in the making?

I poked around a bit, but ship info for the cruise industry seems sparse. Are these the 270 person lifeboats that have been allowed by Class for these huge ships? What is concerning is the boat that hauled up on one davit, probably giving it a bit of a torque and overload. So the ship sailed later t...
by JK
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: US Marine Industry in Trumpworld
Replies: 0
Views: 143

US Marine Industry in Trumpworld

Fascinating reading on the US marine industry and Mitch McConnell’s wife as secretary of transportation. It’s pretty swampy.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/02/us/politics/elaine-chao-china.html

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