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Search: Posts Made By: norm.h
Forum: The Engine Room 29th September 2019, 17:28
Replies: 36
Views: 4,035
Posted By norm.h
Is there any truth in this? Source: ...

Is there any truth in this?
Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/shipping-pollution-sea-open-loop-scrubber-carbon-dioxide-environment-a9123181.html

"Global shipping companies have...
Forum: The Engine Room 20th September 2019, 20:51
Replies: 16
Views: 1,699
Posted By norm.h
Thanks will do - fit it in with the rugby ...

Thanks will do - fit it in with the rugby (Thumb)
Forum: The Engine Room 18th September 2019, 11:45
Replies: 16
Views: 1,699
Posted By norm.h
My thanks again to henry1, for his insight into...

My thanks again to henry1, for his insight into VLCCs, but what of other vessels such as cruise liners, general cargo vessels, and even coasters?
Forum: The Engine Room 13th September 2019, 13:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,699
Posted By norm.h
Thank you again. Compared with my limited...

Thank you again.
Compared with my limited experiences, it all sounds a bit boring.
No fun like the main breaker jumping out on the evening 8-12 when the bridge switched the radar on!
Forum: The Engine Room 13th September 2019, 12:38
Replies: 16
Views: 1,699
Posted By norm.h
Yes indeed, very informative - thank you. More...

Yes indeed, very informative - thank you.
More questions - are the oil purifiers fully self-cleaning, are the bilge pumps fully automatic, and what would be the regime for transferring fuel oil from...
Forum: The Engine Room 13th September 2019, 12:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,699
Posted By norm.h
Good question, and one I should perhaps have...

Good question, and one I should perhaps have included in the OP.
Forum: The Engine Room 13th September 2019, 11:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,699
Posted By norm.h
Modern engine rooms - a query.

Last night I watched Monster Ships on the Yesterday channel, and it struck me that I know absolutely nothing about how modern day engine rooms are manned.

So can this old guy who was in several...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 31st August 2019, 12:24
Replies: 41
Views: 16,813
Posted By norm.h
Towards the end of May 1959 I went back to the...

Towards the end of May 1959 I went back to the Pool, and was sent to Avonmouth as a relief junior engineer on the Rushpool.
I must have made an impression on the Chief, because when it was time for...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th July 2019, 11:04
Replies: 73
Views: 7,074
Posted By norm.h
"The vessel's owners said it was fully complying...

"The vessel's owners said it was fully complying with regulations and was in international waters when it was approached.

It said there no reported injuries among the 23 crew members, who are...
Forum: The Engine Room 11th July 2019, 15:26
Replies: 71
Views: 7,478
Posted By norm.h
From the same link: "Water leaked into an...

From the same link:

"Water leaked into an internal compartment, where it was contained.
It was pumped out and........."

I don't mean to be picky, but if something is 'contained' it's kept....
Forum: The Engine Room 11th July 2019, 12:25
Replies: 71
Views: 7,478
Posted By norm.h
I realise that there are two separate issues...

I realise that there are two separate issues here, but the way it's written made me smile....
How did a shaft seal leak trigger the hangar sprinklers? (EEK)

"The UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS...
Forum: Ship Research 5th July 2019, 12:44
Replies: 41
Views: 2,996
Posted By norm.h
Fans of Call The Midwife programme will recognise...

Fans of Call The Midwife programme will recognise this pic.

"Call the Midwife" takes place in Poplar, East London, so it isn't unreasonable to assume that the opening images are of Poplar, but...
Forum: Ship Research 1st July 2019, 17:31
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By norm.h
Have you tried "Dominion Monarch" including the...

Have you tried "Dominion Monarch" including the quotes?
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 8th June 2019, 13:09
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By norm.h
No adverts here, but I use Adblock Plus - a...

No adverts here, but I use Adblock Plus - a Firefox Add-on.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th June 2019, 10:20
Replies: 25
Views: 2,912
Posted By norm.h
What puzzles me is the report that the engine was...

What puzzles me is the report that the engine was 'locked'
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd June 2019, 17:32
Replies: 12
Views: 6,847
Posted By norm.h
When you log in, make sure the 'Keep me logged...

When you log in, make sure the 'Keep me logged in' box is ticked.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd June 2019, 17:28
Replies: 25
Views: 2,912
Posted By norm.h
Agreed, and I too find the lack of mention...

Agreed, and I too find the lack of mention strange, but my interest in the MSC Opera incident was more to do with understanding the possible technicalities that may have caused the incident, rather...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd June 2019, 11:27
Replies: 25
Views: 2,912
Posted By norm.h
Could be.... "At 1840 on 20 December 2013,...

Could be....

"At 1840 on 20 December 2013, the 93m chemical tanker Key Bora made heavy contact with the western approach jetty at Alexandra Dock, Hull. The vesselís CPP system had a history of...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd June 2019, 11:01
Replies: 25
Views: 2,912
Posted By norm.h
MSC Opera in Venice

Notwithstanding the need to wait for the result of any inquiry, are there any views from the Deck or Engine room on what might have happened?
Forum: The Engine Room 24th May 2019, 12:46
Replies: 28
Views: 3,219
Posted By norm.h
Only if they asked...

Only if they asked nicely......................(Flowers)
Forum: The Engine Room 24th May 2019, 11:18
Replies: 28
Views: 3,219
Posted By norm.h
I beg to differ... pic taken during repair of a...

I beg to differ... pic taken during repair of a busted fridge Brush diesel.
Forum: J & J Denholm 20th May 2019, 14:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By norm.h
There's a pic.of her here: ...

There's a pic.of her here:

http://www.clydeships.co.uk/view.php?ref=11158#v
Forum: The Engine Room 17th May 2019, 11:56
Replies: 28
Views: 3,219
Posted By norm.h
On the Australia Star [1] the refrig engine room...

On the Australia Star [1] the refrig engine room was level with the main engine tops, but separate from it.

Held the main CO2 compressors, condensers, oils separators, a small store / workshop,...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 15th May 2019, 19:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By norm.h
Here's a link to a F60 user manual ...

Here's a link to a F60 user manual
https://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/manuals/pdf/index/f/finepix_f60fd_manual_01.pdf
On page 86 are the Setup options, but it would appear that adding...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 15th May 2019, 16:02
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By norm.h
Somewhere in that Menu should be an option to...

Somewhere in that Menu should be an option to include the date on images.

From my Fuji Finepix [SL300] manual: In the 'Setup Menu Options'

DATE STAMP
To add shooting date and time, choose T...
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