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by D Winsor
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Transport Canada issues
Replies: 5
Views: 160

Re: Transport Canada issues

Well what do you expect! T/C inspectors are now in a "Dead End" job and they know it. Time was that the primary roll of the T/C inspector was to conduct certification examinations, conduct regular inspections of machinery & hulls, conduct annual safety and port state inspections, carry...
by D Winsor
Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Engine Room Resource management course
Replies: 6
Views: 255

Re: Engine Room Resource management course

I agree with Big Pete's recommendation with respect to the Engine room Resource Management course to go to your local T/C office and ask where to get the course or if it is still needed. You may however not be able to get an answer considering T/C is reviewing the certification process after suspend...
by D Winsor
Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Merry Christam and Happy New Year - thanks for your participation
Replies: 7
Views: 174

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

Wishing you Martin and your family and all that follow this forum a Happy & Joyous Christmas and 2018 As I refer myself in my other pastime "photography" as "practitioner of capturing and preserving brief moments in time". May we all take the time to forget what may be bother...
by D Winsor
Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: ME instructor, MI MUN, NFL
Replies: 7
Views: 553

Re: ME instructor, MI MUN, NFL

If memory serves me correctly but when CPF's were being built in Saint John wasn't there a joint Bachelor's "Marine Engineering" or a "Marine" specialized Mechanical Engineering Degree program that is/was set up between the Mun and Saint John Campus of UNB Engineering Departments...
by D Winsor
Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Merlyn Birthday
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Re: Merlyn Birthday

Still having birthdays, at your age? Should be ashamed of yourself! I stopped having birthdays at 36, I've been 36, 36 times now! JollyJack you must think like the late Comedian Jack Benny but he stopped counting at 39. My father also tried put the brakes on and stop counting at 39 as well but had ...
by D Winsor
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: CoC as per STCW 2010 Manila Convention
Replies: 75
Views: 3843

Re: CoC as per STCW 2010 Manila Convention

A few years ago, after talking to and lending my Marine Steam Engineering books to an engineer who worked at Point Lepreau Nuclear Plant. He wanted to borrow the books because the Marine Engineering Books were the best reference books for the Power Engineering exams. I looked into challenging at lea...
by D Winsor
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Merlyn Birthday
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Re: Merlyn Birthday

Happy Belated Birthday Merlyn
by D Winsor
Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: CoC as per STCW 2010 Manila Convention
Replies: 75
Views: 3843

Re: CoC as per STCW 2010 Manila Convention

Just went to the TC web site to refresh my memory on the details in the section 144 of the MPR listed in the SSB and the link to the MPR is dead! :?
by D Winsor
Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:29 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Joseph Gamble
Replies: 0
Views: 91

Joseph Gamble

Joe Gamble has answered the Telegraph for the final time
http://thechronicleherald.ca/obituaries/1522275-gamble-joseph
by D Winsor
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: There's that navy humidity reasoning again
Replies: 25
Views: 633

Re: There's that navy humidity reasoning again

But where do they use Rohr threads? BP I don't know about Rohr thread but I do know about where Whitworth threads are used :lol: BP I understand what you are saying about issues with drainage systems on A/C Systems. After thinking about it for a while I'm inclined to believe that part of the issue ...
by D Winsor
Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Irving looking for Engineering Cadets
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: Irving looking for Engineering Cadets

JK wrote:Theres a couple of experienced CG CEs who bailed to the company. Maybe that is where it is coming from.


Presumptous lot aren't they, thinking all Cadet Programs in Canada are the same as the CCGC :lol:
by D Winsor
Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: There's that navy humidity reasoning again
Replies: 25
Views: 633

Re: There's that navy humidity reasoning again

Problems, problems, if the believe inadequate air con is too blame and they want to run the ships longer, why don't they just fix the air con? Mad World, Military procurement. I have just read the article (link below) about the Royal Navy cannibalising spares from one ship to another and how it act...
by D Winsor
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Irving looking for Engineering Cadets
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: Irving looking for Engineering Cadets

Education Required: Currently enrolled in a related Bachelor’s Degree program, and in good academic standing I think they are going to have a hard time finding cadets that meets this requirement. I may be wrong but I can't think of any Marine Cadet program in Canada, outside the Coast Guard College...
by D Winsor
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: What to Do ? Fire on the ship while in port.
Replies: 14
Views: 483

Re: What to Do ? Fire on the ship while in port.

I guess it depends on the circumstances ie. if the vessel is operational or laid up. The way I understand it, if the vessel is operational the Master remains ultimately responsible for the vessel and the safety of the crew. The Master then becomes or delegates responsibility to the Chief Mate or Chi...
by D Winsor
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Wireless Shore Power
Replies: 9
Views: 348

Re: Wireless Shore Power

When it comes to mooring the ship and keeping it in position with the connection. The dock could be fitted with a system that uses vacuum chambers to hold the ship in position similar to what is currently being used in the St. Lawerence Seaway as part of the their Hands & Mooring line Free syste...

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