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Search: Posts Made By: callpor
Forum: Tankers 9th July 2020, 17:41
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By callpor
There are any number of Shipbrokers out there who...

There are any number of Shipbrokers out there who could help you?

Cheers. Chris
Forum: Ship Research 4th July 2020, 15:14
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By callpor
Adding to eddyw details of ADRIA/ETNA I have...

Adding to eddyw details of ADRIA/ETNA I have found further information in two Cunard histories I have. In Cunard's 175 by Flounders & Gallagher there is reference to the ETNA being requisitioned by...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd June 2020, 13:20
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By callpor
Qatargas books 100+ new LNGC's from Korea

Yesterday the following news broke about what could be the largest ever
order for more than 100 very large LNG carriers. This announcement provides a huge boost at a difficult time for the...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 1st May 2020, 13:25
Replies: 27
Views: 2,228
Posted By callpor
Old Se Dog: Interesting! Unicorn gave me a copy...

Old Se Dog: Interesting! Unicorn gave me a copy of the 2003 Edition of the Brian Ingpen book "Navigating New Frontiers" for my visit to the Durban office in 2012. Apparently this is the third...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 27th April 2020, 13:39
Replies: 27
Views: 2,228
Posted By callpor
I visited their Durban offices for a week in 2012...

I visited their Durban offices for a week in 2012 to carry out an assessment of their shipmanagement system and practices on behalf of an Owner. This client was considering placing some of their new...
Forum: The Bridge 19th January 2020, 13:54
Replies: 13
Views: 2,642
Posted By callpor
Duncan, Here are two of the links mentioned...

Duncan,

Here are two of the links mentioned in the LinkedIn thread:-
https://www.thelocal.se/20090616/20102 and...
Forum: The Bridge 18th January 2020, 16:35
Replies: 13
Views: 2,642
Posted By callpor
Doug, NEMEDRI may have been withdrawn in the...

Doug,
NEMEDRI may have been withdrawn in the 1970's, but the complete clearance of mines could not have been the reason. A recent thread on the LinkedIn Master Mariner Forum highlighted the problem...
Forum: The Engine Room 19th November 2019, 14:56
Replies: 17
Views: 3,720
Posted By callpor
The twin screw propellors were inward turning...

The twin screw propellors were inward turning with only a single rudder! This caused a number of manoeuvring problems in the time I was there. I sailed on both Causeway and Conveyor as 2/O/D from new...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th October 2019, 10:54
Replies: 17
Views: 3,390
Posted By callpor
I note from the maritime news today that the...

I note from the maritime news today that the salvage operation is estimated to cost $200 million. They are planning to cut the vessel up in situ! This is the largest insurance loss in 2019 to date?...
Forum: The Engine Room 4th October 2019, 16:43
Replies: 14
Views: 3,184
Posted By callpor
First came across a similar arrangement on the...

First came across a similar arrangement on the CGT cargo vessels "Rochambeau" and "Sufferen" in 1968! They had a full complement of polyvalent officers with Deck/Engine Certification. Seemed to...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th September 2019, 15:56
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By callpor
Bourbon Rhode Sinks in the Atlantic Ocean; Three Rescued

Bourbon Offshore has reported that three crew members from the offshore tug Bourbon Rhode have been rescued from a liferaft in the Atlantic Ocean. The company confirms that the vessel, caughjt up in...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th September 2019, 09:36
Replies: 17
Views: 3,390
Posted By callpor
Tradewinds reporting that salvage/uprighting...

Tradewinds reporting that salvage/uprighting could take months!

Chris
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th September 2019, 10:32
Replies: 17
Views: 3,390
Posted By callpor
This is the sixth similar incident to Car...

This is the sixth similar incident to Car Carriers this year, as reported by Tradewinds today! There have been many similar well publicised incidents in previous years.
Due to their inherent...
Forum: Tankers 28th August 2019, 15:22
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By callpor
According to Marine Traffic, they are? Getting...

According to Marine Traffic, they are? Getting more hits than any other vessel!
Forum: Tankers 26th August 2019, 13:31
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By callpor
Today's maritime press is reporting this! ...

Today's maritime press is reporting this!

"Iran says Adrian Darya 1 crude oil cargo sold
Tehran says it no longer owns the crude oil caught up in diplomatic controversy with the West"

If true,...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd August 2019, 15:18
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By callpor
All the details are in EQUASIS.ORG! Confirms...

All the details are in EQUASIS.ORG! Confirms built 1879.
Even had 7 Port State Inspections recorded with no detention. Cheers, Chris
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 12:58
Replies: 300
Views: 33,990
Posted By callpor
You got it in one! ....but will it make anyone...

You got it in one! ....but will it make anyone wake up to the problem?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th August 2019, 17:29
Replies: 24
Views: 9,369
Posted By callpor
Hi all, Didn't spot this the first time round,...

Hi all,
Didn't spot this the first time round, but hello Harry. I sailed with Esso from 1972 to 1979 as 2/O/D to Master on the Fawley, Milford Haven, Purfleet, Preston, Cardiff, Mersey, Severn and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th July 2019, 13:49
Replies: 73
Views: 11,891
Posted By callpor
The Dryad advisory today contains some comments...

The Dryad advisory today contains some comments which SN commentators may find of interest? It appears to be advising UK shipowners to re-flag to China (Is this possible?) and not to employ security...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th July 2019, 14:21
Replies: 73
Views: 11,891
Posted By callpor
You are mistaken! This is what Stena had to say:-...

You are mistaken! This is what Stena had to say:-

"Stena Bulk has issued the following statement about M/V Stena Impero, the British-flagged oil tanker that Iran claims to have siezed.

Stena...
Forum: BP Shipping 13th July 2019, 13:45
Replies: 19
Views: 3,776
Posted By callpor
Best example of this was the Limburg. Explosives...

Best example of this was the Limburg. Explosives penetrated both hulls causing explosion,major fire and pollution but almost certainly the DH saved the vessel.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th June 2019, 14:03
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By callpor
Interesting follow-up from Rick Spilman's Old...

Interesting follow-up from Rick Spilman's Old Salt Blog today? Tends to confirm the earlier post about MSC. Wonder if they are reviewing further use of these chartered vessels in MSC service?

"Who...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st June 2019, 13:40
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By callpor
Cool MSC GAYANE Drugs bust!

So MSC are really living up to their nick name as the Mafia Shipping Company? This is just the latest of many drugs busts on their vessels, but by far the most bizarre! See report from Old salt Blog...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th June 2019, 16:06
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By callpor
David, According to the many reports both...

David,

According to the many reports both tankers were fully loaded outward bound from the Gulf.
MT KOKUKA COURAGEOUS 27KDWT Panamanian Flag Product/Chemical Tanker, Japanese Owned and operated...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th June 2019, 08:48
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By callpor
A dreadful tragedy that was preventable? Watching...

A dreadful tragedy that was preventable? Watching a number of videos, ship to ship interaction is probably the cause! Bernoulli effect is unforgiving if vessels get too close! The Viking boat was...
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