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by The Dieselduck
Thu Feb 25, 2010 10:46 am
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2011 May - Tugnology, Antwerp Belgium
Replies: 0
Views: 1712

2011 May - Tugnology, Antwerp Belgium

At our Tugnology ’09 event in Amsterdam, the atmosphere was so buoyant and the attitude to the market so positive, you would hardly know there was a recession at all. Numbers were up by 67 per cent on 2007, with 274 registrations from 29 countries. For the event in Antwerp in May 2011 we expect to d...
by The Dieselduck
Thu Feb 25, 2010 10:28 am
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: 2010 May - Intl' Tug and Salvage Conference in Vancouver
Replies: 3
Views: 2827

2010 May - Intl' Tug and Salvage Conference in Vancouver

Now in its 42nd year, the International Tug & Salvage Convention returns to beautiful British Columbia after an absence of 37 years. When the 3rd Convention was held in Vancouver in May 1973, it welcomed 227 delegates from 22 countries and 16 exhibitors. This, the 21st Convention, will see an an...
by The Dieselduck
Wed Feb 24, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO)
Replies: 122
Views: 66253

Re: Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO)

I don't see much to complain about in the answers although I do see in "c" that see that the emergency bus is "manually activated". I am not up 100% on the regs, but the last thing I would like to have to think about is getting a generator started, then kicking in the breaker in ...
by The Dieselduck
Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:45 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Part A Exam Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3045

Re: Part A Exam Question

Last I heard, all part A's had an expiry of five years after writing. Sorry for you, if this works out to be true. Obviously the best person to talk to is, like JK said, and TC Inspector.
by The Dieselduck
Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:15 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO)
Replies: 122
Views: 66253

Re: Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO)

You know, this is a very good question. These thin shields are are pretty much on all filter maker, not just Dahl. I always wondered that but never really sought clarification, but I believe they are strictly a safety device to protect against strikes and heat. Without this shield, the see-through p...
by The Dieselduck
Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Seafarers and taxes, regarding the OECD
Replies: 8
Views: 4571

Re: Seafarers and taxes, regarding the OECD

Huuuh, Whats up doc? In my humble opinion, the H&R Block guy is not quite right. I think the angle he might be advising you on is that you would remain a UK national, and not taking the OECD route. Which is what I would ultimately suggest. All the answer to your questions are answered on the Sea...
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: 1547

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: 1782

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: 1581

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: 1782

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: 4523

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: 36634

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: 2130

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: 4047

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: 7690

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...

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