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by JK
Sat Sep 15, 2007 10:02 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Crew Shortage
Replies: 129
Views: 124307

There was a Shipbuilding Industry Meeting in Halifax in 2006 that coincided with Martech. Dave Faulkener, Director General of CG Integrated Technical Services was present along with PWGSC members. Dave made the comment there that Transport Canada, Coast Guard, and Public Works were literally stealin...
by JK
Sat Sep 15, 2007 2:02 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Grey = stay away
Replies: 3
Views: 4488

Excellent article. Have you ever seen a Navy spec. I haven't, because my counterparts tell me that it comes in boxes not binders. Then there is the thousands of "extras" on top of that. It is a different world, that is sure. Wait until the JSS and MDPV are contracted for build, there will ...
by JK
Fri Sep 14, 2007 12:14 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Atlantic Seahunter Capsizing
Replies: 0
Views: 2960

Atlantic Seahunter Capsizing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWVEhbMEveo

Clearwater's new Clamer capsizes in Taiwan when being towed to the fitting out dock.

I wonder what "Oh Shit" in Chinese is!? :shock:
by JK
Thu Sep 13, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: MaK Heads
Replies: 11
Views: 16408

That's the place! For the life of me I couldn't remember where it was, just that it was (dare I say ) ugly. Here is a Canada they did a show on Frontiers of Construction about it being built and how the USSR was dumping titanium on the world market to bring currency into the country when the museum ...
by JK
Thu Sep 13, 2007 8:24 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: MaK Heads
Replies: 11
Views: 16408

They blow another crankshaft on the ship, I'm retiring. Once was enough for me. Have you ever sourced titanium Alfa Laval cooler plates deliveries and costs? You will get them about the same time as the 2nd coming of JC. All titanuium is being bought up by China. (Though I hear there is a museum som...
by JK
Thu Sep 13, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel 'Cube Reducer'
Replies: 6
Views: 5970

Interesting product.
We have been using Ameron Fuel treatment, especially on the smaller vessels with great success.
by JK
Sat Sep 08, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Website Area
Topic: Ranking
Replies: 5
Views: 8516

I do believe you are enjoying this :)
by JK
Sat Sep 08, 2007 8:37 am
Forum: Website Area
Topic: What a Surprise!!
Replies: 6
Views: 9804

Now you just have to give us some half decent icons.
The barfing one is my favorite BTW :twisted:

Hmm actually you seem to have them turned off
by JK
Wed Sep 05, 2007 1:47 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Counterfeit Crosby Shackles
Replies: 3
Views: 6334

Counterfeit Crosby Shackles

From a Schlumberger Notification: Counterfeit Crosby Shackles have been found at locations in Europe. These shackles are NOT up to required standards and it is mandatory that they be immediately removed from service. The counterfeit shackles can fail at as low as just 40% of their stated rating, cau...
by JK
Tue Sep 04, 2007 3:39 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: MaK Heads
Replies: 11
Views: 16408

MaK Heads

Anyone else having trouble sourcing 6M282 heads? I think I might have just bought one of the last ones on the East Coast. I'm being quoted 3-4 month deliveries on new ones-maybe more.

And word is no more complete heads. MaK will only be supplying bare heads.
by JK
Tue Sep 04, 2007 3:34 pm
Forum: Website Area
Topic: What a Surprise!!
Replies: 6
Views: 9804

I think so too. The old format was tough to follow at times.
by JK
Tue Sep 04, 2007 2:32 am
Forum: Website Area
Topic: What a Surprise!!
Replies: 6
Views: 9804

What a Surprise!!

Looks Good, Martin.

You've been busy :)

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