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by Revolver
Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr
Replies: 21
Views: 1716

Re: Common Rail Engine 48/60 cr

-How old is the ship/engine -Do you know the conditions of your fuel tanks -Where did you get your fuel I assume your bunker delivery note(s) was (were) all to ordered specifications -and like everyone else said; your purifier(s), they have their own array of investigations/questions Other than that...
by Revolver
Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Doom and Gloom
Replies: 10
Views: 760

Re: Doom and Gloom

Yeah, not disagreeing with that. But I've had cadets from MI to BC, first year to last year, and I think I've really only had 1 I'd be comfortable enough to give him a watch... The real learning happens in the engine room, and the most important job of the 4th/3rd is to call the 2nd when shit goes d...
by Revolver
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Doom and Gloom
Replies: 10
Views: 760

Re: Doom and Gloom

2 year program doesn't get exemptions for the proof of competency in the knowledge requirements; the equivalent of the part A's.
by Revolver
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Doom and Gloom
Replies: 10
Views: 760

Re: Doom and Gloom

For the past number of years the number of graduates from the bridge side vs engine has frequently been about 4(or more):1. They get paid, essentially, the same as the equivalent engine rank. So if there has always been plenty of mates compared to the number of engineers, why do they earn ~ the same...
by Revolver
Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: New MOHS Requirements-Asbestos
Replies: 9
Views: 657

Re: New MOHS Requirements-Asbestos

Some people have such delicate sensibilities...
Never survive working aboard a ship hah
by Revolver
Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: how to survive a disaster
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: how to survive a disaster

Socks and sandals, total turn off haha I've found in 'disaster' situations everything seems to go slow mo and my focus goes into tunnel vision. What I have to work with, essentials, fuck the rest, deal with task at hand, minimize damage/mitigate risk. Clearly that process must have been knocked in m...
by Revolver
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Seatime requirements
Replies: 5
Views: 873

Re: Seatime requirements

That's why I asked about his cadet program dates.

Could go under old MPRs; or possibly just apply for it.
by Revolver
Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: how to survive a disaster
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: how to survive a disaster

I always check the escape routes on planes before I take off, and size up who's in-between me and my closest escape haha
by Revolver
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Faculty - Nautical Institute Education, Marine, NSCC
Replies: 6
Views: 512

Re: Faculty - Nautical Institute Education, Marine, NSCC

We had a steam course at Marine Institute, besides Thermo steam teachings.

Also, I believe I remember seeing a similar ad last year and they were offering somewhere in the ball park of $80k range, if I recall correctly.
Not bad for picking on little punks all day heh
by Revolver
Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Seatime requirements
Replies: 5
Views: 873

Re: Seatime requirements

As for sea time; to get your "second engineer officer" CoC you need at least 12 months of sea service on board vessels, other than stationary MOUs, that have a propulsion power of at least 750 kW, while serving in the function of an officer in charge of an engineering watch, a second engin...
by Revolver
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: BP Recruitment Article-Woman Engineer
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Re: BP Recruitment Article-Woman Engineer

China has long been a signed member of the IMO, didn't they have to comply with STCW standards before the Manila convention?
by Revolver
Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: CoC as per STCW 2010 Manila Convention
Replies: 80
Views: 8551

Re: CoC as per STCW 2010 Manila Convention

JollyJack wrote:"As amended" covers 2010 STCW amendments. If it says that, you can get a real job, go foreign as Chief on a real ship!


What makes foreign a real job?
Haha I get your tone, but I'm curious what would make that more appealing?
by Revolver
Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Suicide and sea
Replies: 22
Views: 1692

Re: Suicide and sea

I suffered symptoms of what would now be called Post Traumatic Stress for years. No illusions, It is a tough life at Sea. BP Something else kind of relatable; I'm sure we've all had the close call to almost game over moments doing what we do. Over a year ago I had a 'near miss' alright, if my react...
by Revolver
Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Suicide and sea
Replies: 22
Views: 1692

Re: Suicide and sea

Well said BP. I've stood on the transom and watched the surreal display at night, where the luminescence of the wake seems to entice one more step.....just one, into the warm water..,.,.,. but resisted and turned back. I must admit too I've had the same/similar feeling. Now; not to say it was a sui...
by Revolver
Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: TC 2nd Class needed for ex NTCL operations
Replies: 10
Views: 1383

Re: TC 2nd Class needed for ex NTCL operations

Steamboat Al wrote:If you really value your life stay away


Haha, to put it sweetly eh?

I have previous commitments, but good to know if I'm ever feeling masochistic I'll go visit Mr. Killabuck LOL

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