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Search: Posts Made By: stevekelly10
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World Yesterday, 19:12
Replies: 51
Views: 1,562
Posted By stevekelly10
Apparently HMS Montrose was an hour away and...

Apparently HMS Montrose was an hour away and could not intervene ! This leaves me to wonder what would have happened if she was closer ? What are the rules of engagement ?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th July 2019, 16:11
Replies: 51
Views: 1,562
Posted By stevekelly10
If Northern Marine and Stena Bulk are concerned...

If Northern Marine and Stena Bulk are concerned about the safety and welfare of the crew, that will be a first ! As they didn't care about their crews, when the Stena King\Queen went to scrap. Said...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 23:02
Replies: 51
Views: 1,562
Posted By stevekelly10
Stuff Russia and China !!!

Stuff Russia and China !!!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 22:02
Replies: 51
Views: 1,562
Posted By stevekelly10
The second ship HMS Duncan has not arrived yet,...

The second ship HMS Duncan has not arrived yet, but when it does, the Iranians are going to have problems !
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 21:49
Replies: 51
Views: 1,562
Posted By stevekelly10
Does it matter what nationality the crew is ?...

Does it matter what nationality the crew is ? Piracy is Piracy ! I am sure if Iran wants a fight, they have far fewer ships than the forces that will respond to their attacks on innocent vessels !...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 21:22
Replies: 51
Views: 1,562
Posted By stevekelly10
Easy lesson any Iranian vessel from a rowing boat...

Easy lesson any Iranian vessel from a rowing boat upwards that steps out of Iranian waters and threatens any other vessel should be blown out of the water ! Can't reason with a mad dog, you stop it !
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 20:39
Replies: 51
Views: 1,562
Posted By stevekelly10
Well it's British, is owned by Stena and managed...

Well it's British, is owned by Stena and managed by Northern Marine ( Glasgow) and I use to work for all of them ! Glad I am retired !...
Forum: BP Shipping 11th July 2019, 21:39
Replies: 18
Views: 1,107
Posted By stevekelly10
Not so sure ! The British Renown was attacked by...

Not so sure ! The British Renown was attacked by the Iranians during the Iran\Iraq war. Only problem was the Renown was charted by the Iranians and had their Oil onboard !
Forum: The Engine Room 11th July 2019, 19:35
Replies: 50
Views: 4,279
Posted By stevekelly10
I wonder if it will be fixed in time, to help...

I wonder if it will be fixed in time, to help protect British tankers in the Straits of Homuz ?
Forum: The Engine Room 10th July 2019, 21:13
Replies: 50
Views: 4,279
Posted By stevekelly10
I wonder if they have contemplated doing a proper...

I wonder if they have contemplated doing a proper job and putting her in drydock, to do a full repair ? Doubt it !!!
Forum: The Engine Room 10th July 2019, 18:48
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By stevekelly10
That's what happened to ours, on the "Shoush" An...

That's what happened to ours, on the "Shoush" An Irano\BP tanker. The float had fell off ! :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th July 2019, 18:53
Replies: 35
Views: 3,154
Posted By stevekelly10
So he has finally had enough and Has quit his job...

So he has finally had enough and Has quit his job ! think he should stick two fingers up to the Navy !...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th June 2019, 18:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By stevekelly10
Well at least one old dockside crane has found a...

Well at least one old dockside crane has found a new lease of life at the Glastonbury festival Pat :)...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th June 2019, 18:53
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By stevekelly10
During my time with Chevron, I was on the Chevron...

During my time with Chevron, I was on the Chevron Edinburgh which was their only ship going up the gulf during the Iran\Iraq war and then loading other Chevron vessels off Fujirah, We were escorted...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th June 2019, 22:33
Replies: 30
Views: 2,923
Posted By stevekelly10
My source has now revealed that the build is now...

My source has now revealed that the build is now back on schedule :)
Forum: Shell 12th June 2019, 23:00
Replies: 20
Views: 2,959
Posted By stevekelly10
I had the pleasure of getting one up on Shell...

I had the pleasure of getting one up on Shell tankers after leaving BP, when they flagged out ! my first trip was on the VLOO Rapana which was a disgrace and I refused to sign a contract with them,...
Forum: Container Vessels 31st May 2019, 13:13
Replies: 17
Views: 3,544
Posted By stevekelly10
20 miles, give or take a couple of miles ! :)

20 miles, give or take a couple of miles ! :)
Forum: Container Vessels 30th May 2019, 16:29
Replies: 17
Views: 3,544
Posted By stevekelly10
Not Container ships, but I sailed on two 450900...

Not Container ships, but I sailed on two 450900 dwt ULCC tankers. built mid 1970's. 45000 shp steam turbine. Fuel consumption was 220 tons, HFO per day, speed 16 knots, but on a good day especially...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 21st May 2019, 10:58
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By stevekelly10
Niki Lauda

Sadly passed away at 70. Formula 1 has lost one it's bravest and well respected drivers. He will be sadly missed RIP Niki https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48345660
Forum: The Engine Room 17th May 2019, 20:21
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By stevekelly10
I remember them ! heavy on bunkers and when they...

I remember them ! heavy on bunkers and when they went wrong, could turn the accommodation into a sauna in minutes :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th May 2019, 20:09
Replies: 35
Views: 3,154
Posted By stevekelly10
I could understand it, if he took the carrier on...

I could understand it, if he took the carrier on a private Caribbean cruise ! But taking the car to go home. No !
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th May 2019, 18:21
Replies: 35
Views: 3,154
Posted By stevekelly10
HMS Queen Elizabeth's Captain sacked !

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/navy-captain-of-hms-queen-elizabeth-sacked-for-misusing-official-car/ar-AABuhcJ?ocid=spartanntp

Punishment seems a bit harsh !
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th May 2019, 21:38
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By stevekelly10
Been there, got the Tee shirt, survived the...

Been there, got the Tee shirt, survived the Armilla patrol on Chevron Edinburgh ! Glad my time on Tankers is over ! :(
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th March 2019, 18:18
Replies: 99
Views: 9,042
Posted By stevekelly10
[QUOTE=borderreiver;2975561][quote=stevekelly10;29...

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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...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th March 2019, 17:00
Replies: 99
Views: 9,042
Posted By stevekelly10
[QUOTE=borderreiver;2975457]I hope for the safety...

[QUOTE=borderreiver;2975457]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...
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