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Forum: Tankers 30th August 2019, 16:37
Replies: 24
Views: 3,285
Posted By Andrew Price
AIS now shows (1405z/30.08.2019) the ADRIAN...

AIS now shows (1405z/30.08.2019) the ADRIAN heading towards ISKENDERUN in Turkey, which is strange as the port has no oil terminal whatsoever and a max. draft of about 10m, so this destination is...
Forum: Tankers 30th August 2019, 02:27
Replies: 24
Views: 3,285
Posted By Andrew Price
The ADRIAN is Now heading South (175*). Also...

The ADRIAN is Now heading South (175*).
Also heading North towards her is the SILVIA 1, an Iranian SuezMax (160,000 dwt) that has just transited the Suez Canal.
Her AIS simply gives her...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th November 2017, 04:16
Replies: 21
Views: 3,316
Posted By Andrew Price
Surely when the Spanish Government assumed...

Surely when the Spanish Government assumed command & control of the PRESTIGE, they became fully responsible for what subsequently happened to her.
The PRESTIGE is recorded as being only four (4)...
Forum: Ship Research 18th August 2017, 16:06
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Andrew Price
The name rings a faint bell (I was with SANKO...

The name rings a faint bell (I was with SANKO between 1979 and 1984) mainly on tankers.

I have checked my records and there appears in the Oct. 1980 Edition of LLOYDS LIST a single record for a...
Forum: Ship Research 17th August 2017, 23:50
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Andrew Price
SANKO had a small fleet of 160,000 dwt OBO's, of...

SANKO had a small fleet of 160,000 dwt OBO's, of various names, that were built in Japan.

Names included the WORLD GUARD, ELENI P, and the EASTERN SPIRIT which I sailed on until it was transferred...
Forum: The Bridge 9th September 2015, 01:24
Replies: 71
Views: 12,782
Posted By Andrew Price
If I remember correctly, Shell UK removed all...

If I remember correctly, Shell UK removed all their deep-sea Captain's Pistols, c.1968, after a spate of self-inflicted shooting deaths by their own Captains over a period of about six months.
I...
Forum: Tankers 9th December 2014, 04:40
Replies: 10
Views: 3,196
Posted By Andrew Price
Things have changed, and continue to do so. ...

Things have changed, and continue to do so.
Try Cutting and pasting this link http://maps.bristol.gov.uk/knowyourplace/ to see a 1946 Aerial Photo of Bristol including the Avonmouth Docks, its...
Forum: Tankers 12th November 2010, 19:33
Replies: 21
Views: 7,208
Posted By Andrew Price
CARRIBEAN BREEZE was one of three old VLCC's...

CARRIBEAN BREEZE was one of three old VLCC's chartered by KUWAIT OIL to transfer crude oil from Kuwait to Khor Fakkan (UAE) where they would trans-ship to KUWAIT OIL's own tankers.
This was the time...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd October 2008, 17:54
Replies: 24
Views: 2,745
Posted By Andrew Price
Not totally correct about the ' not a crime '...

Not totally correct about the ' not a crime ' bit.
There is an old common law offence that has been brought back into use in recent years by the police to cover incidents like this.
Its called...
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd October 2008, 17:03
Replies: 238
Views: 39,144
Posted By Andrew Price
Perhaps the term ' USELESS' is the wrong term. ...

Perhaps the term ' USELESS' is the wrong term.
Perhaps it should be UNFIT or BAD, which could apply equally to all departments, the Deck (Captain), Engineering (C/E) and Catering (C/Steward) and...
Forum: Ship Research 13th October 2008, 15:43
Replies: 30
Views: 16,492
Posted By Andrew Price
Sailed on the ROYAL FORNAX from April to May 1982...

Sailed on the ROYAL FORNAX from April to May 1982 as 2nd. Mate before being hauled off and sent ASAP from Nagoya to the tanker SANKO ODYSSEY in Corpus Christi following a bout of ITF trouble on the...
Forum: The Bridge 1st October 2008, 22:04
Replies: 16
Views: 3,262
Posted By Andrew Price
Worked as a Berthing Master (or SBM Terminal...

Worked as a Berthing Master (or SBM Terminal Rep.!!!) at the then 6 x SBM Juaymah Offshore Terminal, Saudi Arabia in the late 70's.

It was ARMACO's policy that ALL Tankers regardless of size or...
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