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by JollyJack
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: New Examination Process
Replies: 16
Views: 1013

Re: New Examination Process

One of the conditions is that you must have met the standards of STCW III/2, which covers both 2nd Class and 1st Class. However "Management" standard has been fixed at 2nd Class. As you point out, there is no point in stressing about 1st Class exams, they are not required for Chief Enginee...
by JollyJack
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 2nd Class Electrotechnology
Replies: 1
Views: 147

Re: 2nd Class Electrotechnology

Electronics is covered in depth in the ETO Exam, which has not been published yet. Very basic knowledge of Electronics is needed for 2ELC Exam, that's why Reeds Vol 6 is entitled "Basic Electrotechnology for Engineers" and not for ETOs. :)
by JollyJack
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Preventing Engine Failures
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Preventing Engine Failures

P&I Clubs are the last hope to keep Marine Engineering alive. As breakdowns of machinery occur more and more often, repair costs and downtime will increase expotentialy. As profits fall, ship owners will be forced to face the fact that dumbing down Engineering standards is not the smart thing to...
by JollyJack
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: New Examination Process
Replies: 16
Views: 1013

Re: New Examination Process

Do you have discharges and testimonials as Second or ChieF? Have you met the requirements of STCW 2010 III/2? (Second Engineer) Do you have enough sea service over 3000 Kw> (9 months)? Do you have enough service to renew your CoC? Got a valid Seafarers Medical under the MPRs (NOT under TC/CCG MOU) R...
by JollyJack
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: New Examination Process
Replies: 16
Views: 1013

Re: New Examination Process

If you have a Second Class (Motor or steam or combined) you have demonstrated those competencies set out in section 3.1 of annex 3. All clear now? :) If you have a Second Class, you will not need to write any more Exams, you have demonstrated you meet the requirements of STCW 2010 III/2, Management ...
by JollyJack
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Marine Engineer (SVMO) Hornblower Niagara Cruises
Replies: 1
Views: 205

Re: Marine Engineer (SVMO) Hornblower Niagara Cruises

"Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Engineering, the Marine Engineer executes repairs and regular maintenance of our fleet of Transport Canada inspected passenger vessels, barges, marine railway, and associated equipment. The Engineer completes daily job assignments and duties and rep...
by JollyJack
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: New Examination Process
Replies: 16
Views: 1013

Re: New Examination Process

"As per section 5 regarding annex 3;" Are you still talking about SSB 05/2017? If you are, section 5 of annex 3 is about "Able Seafarer, Engine." There will be no Exams at TC after the new version of the Marine Personnel Regulations come out of Gazette II. They are not written ye...
by JollyJack
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: New Examination Process
Replies: 16
Views: 1013

Re: New Examination Process

If you hold a 2M right now, have enough qualifying service to renew your Certificate, while holding your Certificate, served as OICW, 2/E or C/E, acquired 36 months of sea service on vessels of more than 750 Kw, out of which at least 9 months is served on a vessel with more than 3000 Kw propulsion p...
by JollyJack
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: GCaptain- 40 year old ship breaks in two
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Re: GCaptain- 40 year old ship breaks in two

OOOOPPSSS!!
by JollyJack
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: Seatime requirements
Replies: 5
Views: 492

Re: Seatime requirements

I'm hearing maybe next year some time. (2018)
by JollyJack
Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Sailor's retirement dream job ?
Replies: 1
Views: 365

Re: Sailor's retirement dream job ?

Sounds more like a 3rd Class Power Engineer than a Marine jobbie. That's a Provincial ticket. Still, a 3S would probably fit right in and get the 3rd Class Power Engineer.
by JollyJack
Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Mouldy Navy
Replies: 21
Views: 653

Re: Mouldy Navy

That was the major factor in coming ashore!
by JollyJack
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Suicide and sea
Replies: 22
Views: 1038

Re: Suicide and sea

Out of a job? No, not at all, if you are prepared to work for $1000 a month.

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