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by JK
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Captain Vernon Robert Conrad
Replies: 0
Views: 1734

Captain Vernon Robert Conrad

I did some backward counting and this gentleman would have been at Halifax shipyards sometimes after 15-16 years old and sailing with the merchant marines and presumably the convoys in his late teens, early 20's. Rest easy, Sir, you served well. Published: February 07, 2020 It is with great sadness ...
by JK
Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: 25th Anniversary since Malta Drydock Explosion kills 9.
Replies: 0
Views: 1676

25th Anniversary since Malta Drydock Explosion kills 9.

On the night of February 3, 1995, a powerful explosion at the then State-owned Malta Drydocks killed nine workers.An accumulation of gas caused the tanker Um El Faroud to blow up in #3 dock. https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/dead-bodies-were-strewn-on-the-docks-ground-25-years-since-dockyard.76...
by JK
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: New 4th class exams
Replies: 1
Views: 1778

Re: New 4th class exams

https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/marinesafety/t ... l-4091.htm

I would look at this and tailor your study to what the syllabus requires
by JK
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Stellar Daisy finale
Replies: 2
Views: 1112

Re: Stellar Daisy finale

An excellent point to end the whole sad saga DD. Out of sight, out of mind and the deaths don't mean a thing except to family.
by JK
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: How to contact
Replies: 1
Views: 1226

Re: How to contact

MacAndrew's ceased to exist last year.
https://gcaptain.com/iconic-shipping-br ... ws-ceases/


You should be looking at CMA CGM Group.

Try here:
https://jobs.cmacgm-group.com/
by JK
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:00 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Paul E Meating
Replies: 2
Views: 1042

Re: Paul E Meating

He walked the fine line between genius and madness :)
Brilliant man, he was in his late 30's when he started the Louis conversion onsite management which tells you a lot of his abilities.
by JK
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Stellar Daisy finale
Replies: 2
Views: 1112

Stellar Daisy finale

Splash 24/7 reports that the Stellar Daisy 10 sister ships are being sent to scrap 3 years after her sinking with all hands.

https://splash247.com/stellar-daisys-si ... -for-demo/
by JK
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Mike Wiltshire
Replies: 0
Views: 1090

Mike Wiltshire

Mike was a long time engineer with the CCG WILTSHIRE Mike (Retired Marine Engineer) Passed away suddenly at home on 12th January 2020. Aged 75. Dearly loved husband of Barbara (nee Murray). Funeral service at The Haltemprice Crematorium, Willerby on Thursday 6th February at 1.30pm. No flowers please...
by JK
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Canadian Coast Guard Cadet Training Program deadline is approaching
Replies: 0
Views: 1194

Canadian Coast Guard Cadet Training Program deadline is approaching

The application process for the CCG Cadet Training Program closes in just one month! February 14th is the last day to get your applications in! https://www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/college/
by JK
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: F.W.E
Topic: Paul E Meating
Replies: 2
Views: 1042

Paul E Meating

Paul Meating passed away in Calgary Alberta at the age of 71 on Friday Jan 3, 2020. Paul was a longtime employee of the Canadian Coast Guard, starting out on the old steam up and downers as a watchkeeping engineer, retiring as the Chief Engineer of the CCGS Louis S St-Laurent. In between the two, he...
by JK
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:03 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: RCGS Resolute
Replies: 0
Views: 1146

RCGS Resolute

A cruise ship belonging to Squamish, B.C.-based One Ocean Expeditions has been ordered by an Argentinian federal judge to stay in the port of Buenos Aires due to a "significant debt" I wonder if they still nail the writ on a door or mast? Remember when it was arrested, not detained. https://www.cbc...
by JK
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Best wishes
Replies: 1
Views: 947

Best wishes

And a fabulous New Years to everyone who takes the time to visit and post on the forum.
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by JK
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Bunkering Operation at ARA ( Amsterdam-Ryotterdam- Antwerp)
Replies: 4
Views: 1622

Re: Bunkering Operation at ARA ( Amsterdam-Ryotterdam- Antwerp)

Your comments on the Coriolis meter reminded me of an article I downloaded about 6 years ago on this very topic: