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by Aavenger
Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Happy New Year Y'all
Replies: 6
Views: 2586

Re: Happy New Year Y'all

Happy New Year To You Mr.Leduc Really enjoy your museings................
by Aavenger
Fri Sep 27, 2013 4:00 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Pintle Bushing Creep..
Replies: 1
Views: 1848

Pintle Bushing Creep..

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Please see the pics the stbd bushing has creeped up almost to contact the rudder,anyone seen this or have suggestion as to cause.Opinions as to possible outcome of not addressing
this.
by Aavenger
Sat Aug 31, 2013 1:36 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel Whats in it
Replies: 9
Views: 4827

Re: Fuel Whats in it

Sorry for the delay in update....was off on vacation......sent pics to marine superintendant request humbug test kits..........seems no worries from the office side,we are still going through reams of filters ......I have spoken to management about getting sample analized but no response...my arse i...
by Aavenger
Sun Aug 04, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel Whats in it
Replies: 9
Views: 4827

Fuel Whats in it

See picture of sludge from day tank..sample positive for water and this residue no idea....this was run through purifyer from storage tank...tested both tanks with water finding paste negative....cant keep fuel filter on engines ....





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by Aavenger
Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Supply Boats From Other Countries Operating In Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 3013

Supply Boats From Other Countries Operating In Canada

Hi Im an Engineer here on the East Coast Newfoundland to be exact,recently I have seen a proliferation of state of the art AHSTs and other specalized ships from the oil patch operating in our waters.While I have seen a few ads for A/Bs and motormen at terrific salaries,I have seen no ads for deck of...
by Aavenger
Tue Jun 25, 2013 1:47 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Chiefs Standing Orders Good Laugh
Replies: 1
Views: 2997

Chiefs Standing Orders Good Laugh

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by Aavenger
Wed May 09, 2012 2:55 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: question regarding STCW 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1907

question regarding STCW 2010

I work on a passenger ferry in a near costal 2 enviroment,right now we get 6 hours a day 16 in a 48 hours of rest.....is STCW 2010 going to impact me?
by Aavenger
Sat Feb 04, 2012 4:53 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: PSM and SPSM
Replies: 10
Views: 4530

Re: PSM and SPSM

I would guess in the next few years a whole lot more certificates will be required in the aftermath of the Costa Concordia which imo is fine if it makes things safer,,,,But why does the Marine Industry continue to be reactive instead of proactive? The biggest issue for me is trying to get reliefs.A ...
by Aavenger
Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: 5 hp Acadia For Sale Newfoundland
Replies: 1
Views: 4124

5 hp Acadia For Sale Newfoundland

All in good condition presently being rebuilt.............
by Aavenger
Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: PSM and SPSM
Replies: 10
Views: 4530

Re: PSM and SPSM

Thanks all,just as I suspected...its a bummer for Chiefs trying to get reliefs..the average joe does not have these two spsm psm and are Not permitted to crew vessel..Even cooks and Stewards must have it in my region ...Atlantic CanadA
by Aavenger
Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Kenneth Leslie Burrows
Replies: 2
Views: 4139

Re: Kenneth Leslie Burrows

Worked with Ken on a Major Overhaul in 1990 at dockyard in st.john's found him to be a very decent knoledgeable fellow..............
by Aavenger
Tue Jan 24, 2012 3:03 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: PSM and SPSM
Replies: 10
Views: 4530

PSM and SPSM

Hello I just found this great board,very impressed.I am Chief Engineer on a Passenger Ferry on the east Coast.Recently I had to aquire these two certificates(PSM and SPSM) to validate my certificate.In my area no crew are permitted to sail on vessels without these endorsements...leading to futher di...

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