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by The Dieselduck
Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:18 am
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2010 Feb - CIMarE VIB Meeting in Victoria
Replies: 0
Views: 1520

2010 Feb - CIMarE VIB Meeting in Victoria

The Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering Vancouver Island Branch On Wednesday, FEBRUARY 17, the Vancouver Island Branch of CIMarE will be meeting to hear a presentation by Mark Egeberg Regional Manager – Click Bond Inc. West U.S. & Asia Pacific The presentation will address Click Bond produc...
by The Dieselduck
Thu Feb 04, 2010 8:57 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Exhibition / trade shows - North America
Replies: 3
Views: 1697

Re: Exhibition / trade shows - North America

I am not sure Mikkel, I know with the conferences on the Island here, we usually have about 150-300 registered participant. I would suggest you get a hold of the conference chair and asked them, I am sure they would be more than happy to make your acquaintance and discuss further about the conferenc...
by The Dieselduck
Wed Feb 03, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2010 June - CIMarE's Maritech in Montreal
Replies: 0
Views: 1558

2010 June - CIMarE's Maritech in Montreal

The St. Lawrence Branch of the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering
presents MARI-TECH 2010

A 3 day symposium on the theme of Marine Technologies - Changing Trends -

June 9 - 11, 2010, Montréal, Québec, CANADA
by The Dieselduck
Wed Feb 03, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Exhibition / trade shows - North America
Replies: 3
Views: 1697

Re: Exhibition / trade shows - North America

Hello Mikkel, Welcome to Montreal and hope everything is going smoothly as you set up shop on the waterfront. I don't know if you are aware, but the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering hold annual conferences called MariTech. As it turns out, the next MariTech is hosted by the St Lawrence Branc...
by The Dieselduck
Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Got an old ship?
Replies: 2
Views: 4445

Got an old ship?

We are looking for scrap vessel , Delvery ( CIF ) INDIA , BANGLADESH , CHINA , TURKEY between 10.000 DWT 40.000 DWT if you have interest , please send the details of scrap ship -Direct Seller -Photo preferably -Full technical details -GA plans -Location for inspection -Your best price idea cont : sh...
by The Dieselduck
Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Seafarer criminalization
Replies: 42
Views: 35673

Jail terms handed down in deadly Hong Kong tugboat sinking

Jail terms handed down in deadly Hong Kong tugboat sinking Four seafarers will be spending the next few years in jail for the 2008 sinking of a Ukrainian tugboat in Hong Kong. With the deaths of 18 seafarers on their hands, the punishment handed down last week was always going to be severe for the f...
by The Dieselduck
Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:18 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Help Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 2101

Re: Help Wanted

AB, I moved your topic here, from the Job Shortage post in the Job Board area, as it is more appropriate. I am not sure if you have seen the rest of the site, the forum is just a small part. On the main page, just follow the link at the top of the page, you will find various resources in your quest ...
by The Dieselduck
Mon Jan 25, 2010 8:51 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Where are the jobs in 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 4006

Re: Where are the jobs in 2010

I can see that not too many people are answering this topic, cant understand why. ehehehe Well I think in central Canada we will see an improvement of the overall marine business, but it will not be super dramatic. The last few months of the season in the great lakes and seaway was considerably busy...
by The Dieselduck
Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Tanker Endorsement
Replies: 9
Views: 7387

Re: Tanker Endorsement

About this time last year I took my Level 1 Tanker familiarization course - oil and chemical from Holland College in Summerside, PEI. At the time, it was the first course offered under the new TC syllabus, and was still undergoing TC approval - which they did apparently get in the end. I am not sure...
by The Dieselduck
Sun Jan 17, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO)
Replies: 122
Views: 64320

Re: Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO)

What is meant by the term "valve lash" on a diesel engine? I am not sure where exactly the "valve lash" term originated, I am sure someone else will have some input on this, but it means the space, clearance, between the rocker arm or valve bridge and the valve's stem, exhaust or...
by The Dieselduck
Sun Jan 17, 2010 11:05 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: First Class orals questions
Replies: 0
Views: 1826

First Class orals questions

A friend of mine is taking his first class orals and several questions have hitched him a little from his ticket. I think we have actually answered these here on the forum, but I cant find the answers anymore. So if anyone could refresh my memory that would be appreciated.... Q1 - What are the limit...
by The Dieselduck
Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2010 Jan - VIB CIMarE Meeting in Victoria
Replies: 0
Views: 1532

2010 Jan - VIB CIMarE Meeting in Victoria

The Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering, Vancouver Island Branch January 2010 Branch Meeting – The regular monthly branch meeting will take place Wednesday January 20 at 7PM at Naden Naval Officers’ Wardroom Downstairs Lounge. The speaker for the evening will be Phil Gaffney, Business Developme...
by The Dieselduck
Fri Jan 08, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO)
Replies: 122
Views: 64320

Re: Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO)

1) High pressure fuel injection lines fitted to diesel engines are often doubled. What is the purpose of doing this? The purpose is to prevent high pressure fuel (2000-4000 psi), being atomized while escaping a broken fuel line, and making contact with hot engine parts and causing a fire. The shield...
by The Dieselduck
Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:21 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: New Career for Former CCG Ship
Replies: 2
Views: 1854

Re: New Career for Former CCG Ship

Was that a Canadian coast guard ship, kinda looked like the Parizeau or something like that?

Ohh and I like the green energy touches of the ship, see the three windmills aft. I wonder if they also sold carbon offsets. You can check out further info from http://louisbourg.blogspot.com/
by The Dieselduck
Thu Jan 07, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Crew Shortage
Replies: 129
Views: 114697

Indian Marine Officers migrating to foreign shi

Indian Marine Officers migrating to foreign ships Indian shipping companies feel the heat as more and more Indian marine officer, who are in short supply continue to migrate to foreign ships where they are not burdened with taxes. The flight of Indian marine officers to foreign shipping companies ha...

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