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Search: Posts Made By: borderreiver
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd June 2019, 12:42
Replies: 25
Views: 2,806
Posted By borderreiver
would not surprise me to find it was the bridge...

would not surprise me to find it was the bridge control system ie changing from center console to wing console and it all broke down during the change.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 16th April 2019, 21:07
Replies: 224
Views: 77,483
Posted By borderreiver
I was a little early 85around that dates

I was a little early 85around that dates
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 16th April 2019, 20:19
Replies: 224
Views: 77,483
Posted By borderreiver
Hi Rohan our paths must have cross was mate on...

Hi Rohan our paths must have cross was mate on the ramrod in two of the tall ship race.
Chris
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 16th April 2019, 18:37
Replies: 224
Views: 77,483
Posted By borderreiver
Hi Rohan Yes that right. enjoyed our selves....

Hi Rohan
Yes that right. enjoyed our selves. went to the laid up wood burn sold her. then to the Simon burn sold her. redundant then silver line back from the Falklands redundant again went full...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 14th April 2019, 16:54
Replies: 224
Views: 77,483
Posted By borderreiver
Hi Was i with you on the Vastiram from builders...

Hi
Was i with you on the Vastiram from builders to Rotterdam.
Chris James
Forum: The Bridge 10th April 2019, 08:28
Replies: 27
Views: 2,990
Posted By borderreiver
There is on this site a film of a Norwegian helo...

There is on this site a film of a Norwegian helo landing on a warship in bad weather.MY SELF On an rn ship have seen bad weather helo opps all went well. and on another occasion landing a helo in...
Forum: The Bridge 1st April 2019, 13:33
Replies: 27
Views: 2,990
Posted By borderreiver
They have a spot for lowing by rope but not a...

They have a spot for lowing by rope but not a landing area. reinforced like Brittany Ferries.
Forum: The Bridge 1st April 2019, 11:57
Replies: 27
Views: 2,990
Posted By borderreiver
Brittney ferries have a helo decks. plus the...

Brittney ferries have a helo decks. plus the liners that went down to the Falklands. Passenger transfer in accession island took a very short time appox 800 in less then half a day. My feeling all...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th March 2019, 17:25
Replies: 99
Views: 12,244
Posted By borderreiver
[quote=stevekelly10;2975549] First one i have...

[quote=stevekelly10;2975549]
First one i have heard on a merchant ship with bacterial fuel contamination. On the alvega we had drums of chemical to combat this for RN ships, again good merchant...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th March 2019, 12:08
Replies: 99
Views: 12,244
Posted By borderreiver
I have been on ships with all main pumps run from...

I have been on ships with all main pumps run from the main engine so in the event of a power failure you could manage . But you required power to start the engine ie lub pumps. turning gear. cooling...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th March 2019, 10:39
Replies: 99
Views: 12,244
Posted By borderreiver
I hope for the safety of other passenger vessels...

I hope for the safety of other passenger vessels a full report can be published soonest not as a blame but to find out what happened so it does not happening again. a ship with 4 engines stopping at...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th March 2019, 16:51
Replies: 99
Views: 12,244
Posted By borderreiver
She is now alongside. Now to start thinking what...

She is now alongside. Now to start thinking what was common for 4 engines to fail quick reaction bad fuel. but the ship gave a shutter before stopping. see they have a dive boat alongside could it...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 3rd December 2018, 22:23
Replies: 224
Views: 77,483
Posted By borderreiver
This is Chris james how are you doing.

This is Chris james how are you doing.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st December 2018, 09:23
Replies: 20
Views: 3,345
Posted By borderreiver
I suspect hardly any. also by local bye law a...

I suspect hardly any. also by local bye law a large tug would be attached to the stern. until she out of vts waters.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th November 2018, 10:00
Replies: 20
Views: 3,345
Posted By borderreiver
Also the water tight compartments were not water...

Also the water tight compartments were not water tight.. I expect the tanker will get the blame. tho i think the VTS has a lot to be desired they should not have let go her until the channel was...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th November 2018, 20:37
Replies: 3
Views: 1,070
Posted By borderreiver
Just been watching a documentary o a sister...

Just been watching a documentary o a sister ship. .Very interesting. On quest tv.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th September 2018, 20:05
Replies: 600
Views: 205,858
Posted By borderreiver
Same ship

Same ship
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd September 2018, 18:51
Replies: 600
Views: 205,858
Posted By borderreiver
Was that on the algoi.

Was that on the algoi.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th May 2018, 09:27
Replies: 26
Views: 2,950
Posted By borderreiver
In my local hospital it is mugs of coffee and...

In my local hospital it is mugs of coffee and sheets of purple paper and no one seeming to be doing anything.
Forum: Say Hello 29th April 2018, 10:35
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By borderreiver
There is a another site on the web site for...

There is a another site on the web site for silver line. many pages.
Forum: The Bridge 12th March 2018, 12:50
Replies: 53
Views: 6,007
Posted By borderreiver
yes a nories table index (thumbs) version. might...

yes a nories table index (thumbs) version. might have trouble the c correction at noon.
Forum: The Bridge 12th March 2018, 12:40
Replies: 53
Views: 6,007
Posted By borderreiver
See to day daily telegraph 12/03/2018 leading...

See to day daily telegraph 12/03/2018 leading line on GPS spoofing already we have seen HMS QE position in the middle of middle east land then of the Malta anchorage.
Again i wounder if they will...
Forum: Elder Dempster 5th March 2018, 20:37
Replies: 12
Views: 2,953
Posted By borderreiver
Again after Bonny went over to top up from a very...

Again after Bonny went over to top up from a very old british tanker. i was on the border reiver.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th February 2018, 09:23
Replies: 600
Views: 205,858
Posted By borderreiver
Sorry to hear your news, sailed with him

Sorry to hear your news, sailed with him
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 28th January 2018, 09:46
Replies: 2
Views: 1,339
Posted By borderreiver
Cammell Laird, built tankers The 6 sat 55 silver...

Cammell Laird, built tankers The 6 sat 55 silver line took over the ships were great for there time. just a pity the owners did not do more maintenance on them. when the valve system was shown to be...
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