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Search: Posts Made By: ChasD
Forum: Tankers 7th September 2019, 22:04
Replies: 24
Views: 3,116
Posted By ChasD
After appearing to have turned off radio trackers...

After appearing to have turned off radio trackers in the eastern Mediterranean on Monday, satellite imagery has shown the vessel two nautical miles from the port of Tartus, western Syria, according...
Forum: Tankers 3rd September 2019, 11:19
Replies: 24
Views: 3,116
Posted By ChasD
Seems to have 'gone dark' yesterday afternoon...

Seems to have 'gone dark' yesterday afternoon after turning to the north and starting to move.
Forum: Tankers 25th August 2019, 08:50
Replies: 24
Views: 3,116
Posted By ChasD
Update 250700z : now showing as "For Orders" :...

Update 250700z : now showing as "For Orders" : Confusion or obfuscation? - a case of watch this space but there seem to be many eyes watching !
Forum: Tankers 24th August 2019, 18:50
Replies: 24
Views: 3,116
Posted By ChasD
Change of Orders !

She is presently showing as south of Sardinia, slow steaming (about 8knots) with destination now Mersin, Turkey. Kalamata in Greece could not have taken a ship of that size, nor, I suspect, any other...
Forum: Tankers 19th August 2019, 08:41
Replies: 24
Views: 3,116
Posted By ChasD
Grace 1

Just noticed that the rather controversial tanker "Grace 1" that was impounded and held at anchor off Gibraltar has, over the weekend, changed her name to "Adrian Darya 1". Registered under the...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd July 2018, 19:44
Replies: 55
Views: 5,878
Posted By ChasD
A while ago, Goggly Earth erased the entire...

A while ago, Goggly Earth erased the entire Panoramio platform, couple of my old websites were wiped at change of ISP; now, on here 'My Photo's' say's 'Nothing Found'.
Is it just me being paranoid...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd May 2018, 20:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,470
Posted By ChasD
Windows Update

This sounds like the 'Spring Update' 1803.
This has caused many problems, not least of which is the failure to complete the installation.
It's a long update, takes a long time to download and to...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd September 2017, 18:05
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By ChasD
Taskbar

Hi Bob, I’m a bit out of practice with W7, however, if you right click on a blank bit of the taskbar you should find the option to ‘Customise Taskbar’ or some such, you may find the missing icons...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th August 2017, 17:19
Replies: 23
Views: 2,280
Posted By ChasD
Thanks for the tip, Bob, just downloaded the...

Thanks for the tip, Bob, just downloaded the upgrade. Seems good, if anything noticeably faster than the old edition. Recommend downloading from the Google Earth site itself, rather than the...
Forum: The Radio Room 30th May 2017, 09:10
Replies: 79
Views: 16,015
Posted By ChasD
Unfortunately, C&RT suffers from problems...

Unfortunately, C&RT suffers from problems associated with many organisations of its type; far too many ‘Personalities’ far too little business acumen.
Its predecessor, British Waterways, effectively...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th May 2017, 16:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By ChasD
'Nuther point that's cropped up, you may find...

'Nuther point that's cropped up, you may find your .pdf files behaving strangely, this is because the .pdf function has been hijacked by the Microsoft equivalent. If you are used to using Adobe, and...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th May 2017, 22:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By ChasD
If you have any concerns about the installation,...

If you have any concerns about the installation, it would probably make sense to create a re-installation disc prior to the operation, that combined with your back-up gives you the capability of...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th May 2017, 08:43
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By ChasD
W10 Creators Update.

This is now starting to circulate; most users will be offered it as a standard update over the next few months, some guff about it can be found here ......
Forum: Shell 2nd May 2017, 11:05
Replies: 6
Views: 2,081
Posted By ChasD
Thanks Nav, very good additional data. Always...

Thanks Nav, very good additional data. Always think it important to have these things appropriately and accurately recorded, not just for the nostalgia but to record that place and that point in time...
Forum: Shell 2nd May 2017, 08:27
Replies: 6
Views: 2,081
Posted By ChasD
Interesting update here .... ...

Interesting update here ....
http://news.sky.com/story/pioneering-spirit-worlds-largest-vessel-sets-record-after-24000-tonne-oil-platform-lift-10855332
Reportedly, the first rig lifted was...
Forum: Shell 15th April 2017, 07:55
Replies: 20
Views: 6,953
Posted By ChasD
Hi Geordie, This was around late 60's early...

Hi Geordie,
This was around late 60's early 70's, if memory serves (which all too often it doesn't !) they disappeared later on. Normally lived in a rack in the chartroom.
Always seemed a little...
Forum: Shell 14th April 2017, 21:41
Replies: 20
Views: 6,953
Posted By ChasD
Just had another thought - anyone ever use the ex...

Just had another thought - anyone ever use the ex WW2 Enfield .303 rifles used for line throwing !!? We had a set which were kept available and maintained but rarely used - for obvious reasons - not...
Forum: Shell 14th April 2017, 21:01
Replies: 20
Views: 6,953
Posted By ChasD
Lightening

Been doing a bit more browsing around my old photo files, thought these might be of interest to those involved in the lightening trade and perhaps bring back a few memories.
The various techniques...
Forum: Shell 12th April 2017, 21:55
Replies: 6
Views: 2,081
Posted By ChasD
We seen ‘em come, we seen ‘em go ! Far too...

We seen ‘em come, we seen ‘em go !
Far too common a cry from the elderly and the decrepit!
Brent crude remains one of the key indicators on the financial reports so I assume the stuff is still...
Forum: Shell 11th April 2017, 23:40
Replies: 6
Views: 2,081
Posted By ChasD
Brent Field

Sad to see an item on tonight's news that the Brent Field is to be dismantled. Big magic vessel from Rotterdam intends to chop off the rigs whole and take 'em away, leaving the legs in place. Usual...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th February 2017, 18:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By ChasD
Hi Art, absolutely agree, though I've been a bit...

Hi Art, absolutely agree, though I've been a bit remiss since changing everything to W10 as they do seem to be a bit smoother, though a 'policy re-think' might be in order !

Chas
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th February 2017, 17:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By ChasD
Hi Again, And thanks for the replies - Back on...

Hi Again, And thanks for the replies - Back on the road here with the thing, so it is running ok and we haven't lost much! Though a bit more work to do.
@ #7...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th February 2017, 10:02
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By ChasD
Tried pretty well everything, used the default...

Tried pretty well everything, used the default account to set up new user, used Microsoft sign-in, to create new account, rebuilt on these accounts; these things worked until signed out, then same...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th February 2017, 21:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By ChasD
We Can't Sign In To Your Account (!%*!!)

Hi Guys!
Got a bit of a difficult one, Windows 10, running great then suddenly gives the above message - 'We can't sign in... ' It tries then gives that message, I can go in on the internal...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 19th August 2016, 17:36
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By ChasD
Just run a test on my tackle (monitor supplied by...

Just run a test on my tackle (monitor supplied by the ISP) shows nothing in or out once you have logged in and the system is stable.
Regards ... Chas
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