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Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th July 2011, 23:24
Replies: 10
Views: 2,014
Posted By 12-4
Always look back to history for guidance - We...

Always look back to history for guidance - We lost the Americas because of the antics of the British Revenue service particularly in reference to the ship owner John Hancock who was imprisoned for 5...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th March 2011, 19:53
Replies: 18
Views: 2,035
Posted By 12-4
Inflation! 1n 1969 on paying off the Willowbank...

Inflation! 1n 1969 on paying off the Willowbank in Liverpool I paid the dock police 5 shillings. One has to ponder when this practise stopped or does it still go on. SOBs
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th March 2011, 17:52
Replies: 18
Views: 2,035
Posted By 12-4
What is going to happen when a British ship (or a...

What is going to happen when a British ship (or a ship managed from the UK) is seized by pirates and money demanded in exchange for the ship's release - will payment be prohibited?

Moreover,...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th December 2010, 18:33
Replies: 46
Views: 12,075
Posted By 12-4
speaks for itself

speaks for itself
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th December 2010, 21:48
Replies: 46
Views: 12,075
Posted By 12-4
Zodiac's Fleet Of Uk Ships (in service or coming...

Zodiac's Fleet Of Uk Ships (in service or coming soon)


Kawasaki Dacos Hull 1671 Ore Carrier 2013 Uk
Kawasaki Dacos Hull 1670 Ore Carrier 2012 Uk
Stx Hull S-1461 Ore Carrier 2012 Uk
Stx Hull...
Forum: BP Shipping 24th January 2010, 16:10
Replies: 49
Views: 6,234
Posted By 12-4
Many years ago I was 2/m on the Odabo (a small...

Many years ago I was 2/m on the Odabo (a small chemical coaster). On arriving on the bridge at midnight (I was 12-6) I found that the Mate (John Neil) had laid the northbound course inside Ushant to...
Forum: Tankers 30th December 2008, 11:55
Replies: 27
Views: 9,327
Posted By 12-4
I found this -- on a site that's still under...

I found this -- on a site that's still under construction and therefore most links within the site do not work but this one does (the webmasters my mate so don't complain):-)

Launch of the WORLD...
Forum: Tankers 31st December 2007, 14:03
Replies: 132
Views: 65,226
Posted By 12-4
Cpt Sadler, & his wife Trish ended up living in...

Cpt Sadler, & his wife Trish ended up living in Ras Tanura (actually Najmah - the Aramco expat housing complex) - Ian Sadler became a Juaymah pilot where I also worked alongside him. Both ships were...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd June 2007, 09:44
Replies: 21
Views: 1,604
Posted By 12-4
Lets put it the otherway round - Lets suggest he...

Lets put it the otherway round - Lets suggest he (and his colleague) didn't do their duty and the pasengers were robbed and pillaged and whatever else pirates do. Those passengers would be suing in...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th May 2007, 21:41
Replies: 21
Views: 1,604
Posted By 12-4
I think he is a very brave man who unfortunately...

I think he is a very brave man who unfortunately suffered permanent damage to his hearing. Sadly, the only way he can be effectively compensated is to sue the vessel's insurers. To describe him as a...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 20th May 2007, 22:06
Replies: 32
Views: 2,852
Posted By 12-4
Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd sell the book The...

Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd sell the book

The Malim Sahib's Hindustani

for £3.75
@

http://skipper.co.uk/catge.htm
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th May 2007, 13:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,703
Posted By 12-4
I wonder if their (HMS Cornwall) clear lack of...

I wonder if their (HMS Cornwall) clear lack of lateral vision was something to do with using electronic charts - which I guess they now do ???. I have never used such means of navigation but it seems...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd May 2007, 22:51
Replies: 15
Views: 1,703
Posted By 12-4
Last year (2006) I had some dealings ashore in...

Last year (2006) I had some dealings ashore in England with a serving RN Officer - as part of some small talk I casually asked him what he did in the RN. He replied that he was currently on leave...
Forum: Esso Tankers 29th April 2007, 18:58
Replies: 137
Views: 59,302
Posted By 12-4
April 29 - Happy Birthday AUKE and thanks for the...

April 29 - Happy Birthday AUKE and thanks for the memories
Forum: Ship Research 22nd April 2007, 21:22
Replies: 4
Views: 2,371
Posted By 12-4
Which Zwarte Zee? - I believe there were four...

Which Zwarte Zee? - I believe there were four successive tugs with this name
Forum: Bank Line 22nd April 2007, 21:04
Replies: 96
Views: 12,344
Posted By 12-4
Bank Line Flag = Red for the blood we spill, ...

Bank Line Flag =
Red for the blood we spill,
Blue for the sea we sail on
and white for the thin line of starvation

Sums it up for me - food was bloody awful but the copra bugs made for good...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th February 2007, 15:56
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By 12-4
The following link brings the viewer to a photo...

The following link brings the viewer to a photo with a story line that simply beggars belief but having worked in Nigeria, I sadly think its true
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th February 2007, 16:08
Replies: 1,754
Views: 201,464
Posted By 12-4
You were writing about matters that have serious...

You were writing about matters that have serious consequences = sending the ship to sea in an unseaworthy condition.

Here's a link to buy a shovel
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th February 2007, 15:51
Replies: 1,754
Views: 201,464
Posted By 12-4
Zodiac is not your ordinary run of the mill ship...

Zodiac is not your ordinary run of the mill ship management company. One way or another the ships it manages are owned or part owned (eg Pritzker part owns some) by the Ofer Group. The same applies...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th February 2007, 14:52
Replies: 1,754
Views: 201,464
Posted By 12-4
In the witch hunt to pillor Zodiac we mustn't...

In the witch hunt to pillor Zodiac we mustn't forget the damage to environment and the sea life (forget about the sailors and salvors they aint important).

Reference the pollution; Most of the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th February 2007, 13:03
Replies: 1,754
Views: 201,464
Posted By 12-4
If you look at Zodiac's Fleet it includes two...

If you look at Zodiac's Fleet it includes two Maersk ships (Maersk Dundee and Darwin). Maersk Line obviously has different views to yours. Furthermore, Zodiac Maritime Agencies was established in the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th February 2007, 10:01
Replies: 1,754
Views: 201,464
Posted By 12-4
more picies for the barrack room lawyers ...

more picies for the barrack room lawyers

http://www.frenchlines.com/histoire/histoire_cgm_navires_fr.php


http://www.frenchlines.com/boutique/article_fr_C030.php

Apparently the poster can...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th February 2007, 20:44
Replies: 1,754
Views: 201,464
Posted By 12-4
181 photos ...

181 photos

https://mcanet.mcga.gov.uk/press/MSC-Napoli-Salvage-Operation/P1200133

https://mcanet.mcga.gov.uk/press/
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th February 2007, 16:42
Replies: 23
Views: 2,376
Posted By 12-4
Hard Drive - ...

Hard Drive -

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2006/07/18/bc-ferry.html
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th February 2007, 20:05
Replies: 257
Views: 23,167
Posted By 12-4
I lived in Lobito 74-75. Departed just before the...

I lived in Lobito 74-75. Departed just before the MPLA tanks rolled in - My brother-in-law part owned the Tic Tac bar. Paradise lost
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