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by The Dieselduck
Tue Aug 05, 2008 9:19 am
Forum: Website Area
Topic: Missing media
Replies: 0
Views: 3561

Missing media

I have done an update of the site, but I screwed up the upload. Its a bit challenging to do from coffee shop wifi when I`m on the road. As a result the video library has no videos, and some galleries in the Marine Picture Archive area are dead as well. Once I get back home to the safety of my broadb...
by The Dieselduck
Mon Aug 04, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: High Speed Diesel Engine in Marine Application
Replies: 2
Views: 2817

Specifics please

I think you might have more success by narrowing your questions to a specific topic. I am not sure what you are asking of us, since every type of vessel has a different needs for power.
by The Dieselduck
Mon Aug 04, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Nuclear Ice Breaker
Replies: 7
Views: 4477

Dont forget I like to make sweeping generalizations, ehehee. Yes, Larsen was probably built here, and I believe the Martha Black was the 1100 built in Victoria, but it seems that the bigger contracts went east, like the frigate program. Yes I do believe the government is living in la la land some da...
by The Dieselduck
Sun Aug 03, 2008 11:31 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cummins Centenel System
Replies: 15
Views: 11152

Wartsila TBN Stabilizer

I found the info on Wartsila's similar system to the Cummins Centinel system. I uploaded the sales brochure and power point presentation at ...

www.dieselduck.info/_bigbin/Wartsila TBN Stabilizer.01.pdf

and

www.dieselduck.info/_bigbin/Wartsila TBN Stabilizer.02.pdf
by The Dieselduck
Sun Aug 03, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Seafarer criminalization
Replies: 42
Views: 36241

Industry condemns Hebei Spirit detentions

Industry condemns Hebei Spirit detentions 23 July 2008 Lloyds List SHIPPING industry associations have joined a maritime union and the International Group of P&I Clubs in issuing a “vigorous joint protest” at the continued detention of Jasprit Chawla and Syam Chetan, master and chief officer res...
by The Dieselduck
Sun Aug 03, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Seafarer criminalization
Replies: 42
Views: 36241

Fleet Management indicted by grand jury over Cosco Busan

Fleet Management indicted by grand jury over Cosco Busan Company charged on six felony counts and pilot of ship is also indicted on environmental crimes Keith Wallis, 25 July 2008 Lloyds List FLEET Management, the Hong Kong-based shipmanagement company, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in S...
by The Dieselduck
Sun Aug 03, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Seafarer criminalization
Replies: 42
Views: 36241

Consensus on criminality

Consensus on criminality 1 August 2008 Lloyds List SHIPS’ officers are not the most militant of people. Driven by duty and steeped in responsibility from their cadet days, they are folk who think of the ship first and themselves second. But there has never been a time when ships’ officers have been ...
by The Dieselduck
Fri Aug 01, 2008 8:04 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cummins Centenel System
Replies: 15
Views: 11152

Wartsila oil exchange

I remember Wartsila pitching us a similar plan, they had a system in place and I am pretty sure I have the sales brochure for it somewhere, but right now I am on the boat and internet is scarce. Anyways, if I remember correctly, it address several issues that were a concern to us with 12V46 running ...
by The Dieselduck
Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:29 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: gulf of mexico forum?
Replies: 13
Views: 8828

Not restricted

These forums are for everyone of seafaring background, from all over the world. The main site has always garnered about 40% of its visitors from Canada, because thats where I am based out off. We get an additional 20% from the US and the rest from all parts of the world. The topics and their authors...
by The Dieselduck
Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:21 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Taxes
Replies: 4
Views: 5345

Automatic Club membership

Raped you say, I think most people feel the same way.

I am not sure whats going on in the US, I get a sense from up here, that lately, seafarers are on the shit list of the IRS. Probably because of that Martin Kapp affair.
by The Dieselduck
Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Upgrading to 1st or 2nd Class on Vancouver Island ?
Replies: 8
Views: 6083

Newfoundlands' MMI

Anyone have anything to say about Memorial Maritime Institutes's distance learning courses? Plus and minuses, experiences?
by The Dieselduck
Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Acadian Vroon
Replies: 3
Views: 3799

Thanks Alanocean, great insight and fast too. Great to see.
by The Dieselduck
Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:47 am
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2008 October - SNAME AGM in Houston
Replies: 0
Views: 2094

2008 October - SNAME AGM in Houston

George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX October 15-17, 2008 The SNAME 2008 Annual Meeting features new and expanded conference programming. Based upon industry and SNAME member feedback, the 2008 Annual Meeting will expand its historical technical conference offerings to include a comprehensi...
by The Dieselduck
Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:43 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Seafarer criminalization
Replies: 42
Views: 36241

ANGER, fear, depression and frustration - Hebei Spirit

Hebei Spirit pair face another year in Korea Keith Wallis, 18 July 2008 Lloyds List THE master and chief officer from the tanker Hebei Spirit, which was involved in South Korea’s worst oil spill, may not be able to leave Korea until the entire appeals process is exhausted, which may be at least anot...
by The Dieselduck
Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:41 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Seafarer criminalization
Replies: 42
Views: 36241

Seafarer criminalization

I thought I would start a new section of the forum's general job topic area since it seems to be such a popular topic these days. I, you, can post articles on various prosecutions efforts of seafarers that seem to have no logic to them. A most unfortunate but frequent event born out out of a feeling...

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