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by JK
Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canadian Coast Guard
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Re: Canadian Coast Guard

They'd probably hire you in a shake of a dogs tail. If you have a ticket and a heartbeat, they have a hole to slot you into. Maybe one of those little vometcomets.
by JK
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canadian Coast Guard
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Canadian Coast Guard

Looks like they are hiring, plenty of jobs posted

https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/ ... &log=false
by JK
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: TC SSB
Replies: 16
Views: 933

Re: TC SSB

I’m out of town today. Are you finished and gone now?
by JK
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2018 June - Fatigue in Transportation Forum, Montreal
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: 2018 June - Fatigue in Transportation Forum, Montreal

This looks very interesting. I read an article how fatigue also affects fuel consumption rates a couple of months ago. It would all be that lack of judgement I guess.
by JK
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: TC SSB
Replies: 16
Views: 933

Re: TC SSB

LOL
My turn at the retirement bar is coming too
by JK
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Website Area
Topic: To the cowards that moderate this forum...
Replies: 3
Views: 511

comment from one of “them” groups

To read posts that refer to other groups that aren’t the preferred one, one that I just happen to be one of, as”them” is not a pleasant experience. One I never expected to see here In 40 years of my work as an engineer, I have had many,very unpleasant work experiences, where my “ group” was not want...
by JK
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: TC SSB
Replies: 16
Views: 933

Re: TC SSB

We'll have to see about that Martin, TCMS head honcho has just retired. Speaking of which, my retirement "do" will be in Celtic Corner, Dartmouth, next Thursday (26th) at 12. Last time I attended a TC retirement, which we did routinely as a professional courtesy, I was definitely personae...
by JK
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: Website Area
Topic: To the cowards that moderate this forum...
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: To the cowards that moderate this forum...

I deleted your original topic after answering the posts and letting it stand for over a day. The mere fact that you say it has ample support from everyone is a sham, as you only had one response from someone as......I will use the word misguided, as yourself. The fact you refer to me as a coward is ...
by JK
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Ausie icebreaker
Replies: 2
Views: 276

Ausie icebreaker

Even if this goes over budget to $500 million, this is fairly cheap. Now I wonder what the actual build will be lik.


https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat ... d-schedule
by JK
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Another davit/rescue boat incident
Replies: 0
Views: 184

Another davit/rescue boat incident

Over the years, I’ve read so many articles about davit accidents with crew hurt and killed, I can just shake my head. Killing lifesaving devices. :evil:


http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... -1.4625620
by JK
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: TC SSB
Replies: 16
Views: 933

Re: TC SSB

Is that the one about 1st class tickets that was later rescinded?
by JK
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Podcast on Marine Engineering
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: Podcast on Marine Engineering

Congratulations! Best of luck in your endeavor, it sounds exciting!
by JK
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MSC hits dock at speed
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Re: MSC hits dock at speed

LOL, I've read that in the comments on FB.

Mark them off as as a cruise company to never sail on, along with all of the rest.
by JK
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: El Faro letter to NTSB
Replies: 18
Views: 1356

Re: El Faro letter to NTSB

Martin, those guys wouldn't have gotten off the ship IMO. The boats tell me that the davits were old rule, they wouldn't been able to launch with the list. Maybe not with modern davits either, they would have been in liferafts. When we go to sea, we accept risks that are unacceptable in any other in...
by JK
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MSC hits dock at speed
Replies: 2
Views: 239

MSC hits dock at speed

Anchor was dropped......I wonder if his telegraphs locked up. I had a ship that would happen to at unrepeatable intervals , a glitch in the system. We finally tracked it down.

http://gcaptain.com/caught-on-video-msc ... caribbean/

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