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by JK
Tue May 15, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2018 April - TC's Jolly Jack retirement, Halifax
Replies: 6
Views: 219

Re: 2018 April - TC's Jolly Jack retirement, Halifax

the red headed cat will surface again, I'm sure.
by JK
Sun May 13, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Telephone Cord Stops Main Engine
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: Telephone Cord Stops Main Engine

4 hour course to learn the system. When will companies understand that their senior staff may not be as computer/automation system comfortable as the younger generation? As usual management skates away with a brief nod towards lack of training from TSB. This should have been found during the sea tri...
by JK
Fri May 11, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: 3D printing
Replies: 1
Views: 62

3D printing

I started on a 1949 steamer that would have been the Cadillac of her day, everything would have been sand cast, rolled or welded in her construction.
To move to 3D printing of ship components in my career, is just mind blowing.


https://splash247.com/3d-printed-ships- ... ep-closer/
by JK
Wed May 09, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Junior Officer charged
Replies: 0
Views: 96

Junior Officer charged

Interesting that with the fiasco that fleet was admitted to be, the most junior is charged. Not defending the person and their errors, but how do you get to night orders being ignored?

https://splash247.com/junior-officer-pl ... collision/
by JK
Wed May 09, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Expert consultant services
Replies: 0
Views: 142

Expert consultant services

Requirement for hiring one senior marine engineer to provide expert consulting services to Canadian Coast Guard on vessel inspection and testing services. (FP802-170372)

https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-da ... 8-00825102
by JK
Fri May 04, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: For The Geeks
Replies: 0
Views: 94

For The Geeks

May the Fourth be with you!

Heathrow Airport

heathrow.jpg
by JK
Thu May 03, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Westfalia separator, model: OSC 50-01-536/60
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Re: Westfalia separator, model: OSC 50-01-536/60

I actually liked the Westfalia s better then the Alfa Lavals back in my sea day. Too long ago for any meaningful contribution.
by JK
Thu May 03, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Captain Garth Sveinson
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Captain Garth Sveinson

Garth passed this afternoon in Dartmouth, N.S.
He has worked with the Canadian Coast Guard for 38 years. Memorial details to follow.

RIP my friend. You were a fine man and will be missed.

https://www.arbormemorial.ca/atlantic-d ... son/18863/
by JK
Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canadian Coast Guard
Replies: 3
Views: 338

Re: Canadian Coast Guard

They'd probably hire you in a shake of a dogs tail. If you have a ticket and a heartbeat, they have a hole to slot you into. Maybe one of those little vometcomets.
by JK
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canadian Coast Guard
Replies: 3
Views: 338

Canadian Coast Guard

Looks like they are hiring, plenty of jobs posted

https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/ ... &log=false
by JK
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: TC SSB
Replies: 16
Views: 464

Re: TC SSB

I’m out of town today. Are you finished and gone now?
by JK
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2018 June - Fatigue in Transportation Forum, Montreal
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: 2018 June - Fatigue in Transportation Forum, Montreal

This looks very interesting. I read an article how fatigue also affects fuel consumption rates a couple of months ago. It would all be that lack of judgement I guess.
by JK
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: TC SSB
Replies: 16
Views: 464

Re: TC SSB

LOL
My turn at the retirement bar is coming too
by JK
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Website Area
Topic: To the cowards that moderate this forum...
Replies: 3
Views: 303

comment from one of “them” groups

To read posts that refer to other groups that aren’t the preferred one, one that I just happen to be one of, as”them” is not a pleasant experience. One I never expected to see here In 40 years of my work as an engineer, I have had many,very unpleasant work experiences, where my “ group” was not want...

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