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by JK
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: SMS, the Holy Grail?
Replies: 0
Views: 18

SMS, the Holy Grail?

For anyone out of Canada, Lac Megantic was a huge railroad accident in Quebec caused by a train of tankers running away with no engineer onboard, derailing and exploding in the middle of a town. http://montrealgazette.com/opinion/opinion-post-lac-megantic-bureaucracy-and-safety-remain-at-odds Once a...
by JK
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Celebrity Edge Rollout
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Celebrity Edge Rollout

This is interesting, the Celebrity Edge has what looks like a reverse rake bow. She is light ship in the photos, so it really gives a idea of how the suprestructure towers. https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/photos-eagerly-anticipated-celebrity-edge-floats-dry-dock/?utm_content=bufferc1af1&...
by JK
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: ETO CoC?
Replies: 6
Views: 154

Re: ETO CoC?

the problem is that the Feds make the rules, the provinces provide training courses.
by JK
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: John Metcalfe
Replies: 0
Views: 45

John Metcalfe

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by JK
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Transport Canada issues
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Transport Canada issues

Personally, I've have never been the recipient of this behaviour but I have heard plenty from others regarding it. A friend of mine is working on his 1sts and told me yesterday in the span of a couple of weeks he was told he didn't have to write to, yes indeed he does. It is a disgrace that people a...
by JK
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Chain Fall Certification
Replies: 4
Views: 129

Re: Chain Fall Certification

I think a lot of people just send them out to be tested now. So I wasn't much help was I ?
by JK
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: ETO CoC?
Replies: 6
Views: 154

Re: ETO CoC?

I think TC is in turmoil. Their good people are fleeing in droves and retiring. Who knows who is doing this work now is the same person as last week. When, and do not doubt it will happen, when there is a big accident, pollution, people killed, property destruction, there will be consternation at wh...
by JK
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Chain Fall Certification
Replies: 4
Views: 129

Re: Chain Fall Certification

ASME B30.16 - Overhead Hoists (Underhung)


https://www.asme.org/products/codes-sta ... -underhung


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There may be something here
https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#iso:std:iso ... ed-1:v1:en

In Canada you may fing it under the provincial regs
by JK
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: wages
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

Re: wages

Hey Camshaft, I've been ashore many years now doing ship repair, superintedentancy and most lately, chief bottle washer. I wouldn't have a guess now, what wages would be, which is why I read and passed by.
by JK
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Merry Christam and Happy New Year - thanks for your participation
Replies: 7
Views: 179

Re: Merry Christam and Happy New Year - thanks for your participation

Happy New Year, Martin and all I've come to know through this site.
May 2018 be prosperous and may you have great joy.
by JK
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Peter E. Hammond
Replies: 1
Views: 99

Re: Peter E. Hammond

he loks to have had an interesting life, RIP Mr Hammond.
by JK
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Merlyn Birthday
Replies: 14
Views: 294

Merlyn Birthday

Happy Birthday, young man!
by JK
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Final Report on the El Faro sinking
Replies: 2
Views: 196

NTSB Video

http://gcaptain.com/ntsb-video-details- ... s-el-faro/

This ship should never have been lost watching this.
by JK
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: JS Shirase
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: JS Shirase

I would expect it is low pressure, high volume. when I worked in the Arctic, you were running pretty well on full recirc, with the returns either going back to the seachest or seabay depending on temp settings. My preferece was to run seabay temperatures up around 24*C to stop alarms. The emergency ...

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