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Search: Posts Made By: OilJiver
Forum: Tugs 12th October 2019, 21:45
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By OilJiver
70 tonne bollard pull, that's a v useful harbour...

70 tonne bollard pull, that's a v useful harbour tug Bob. All credit to Ports of Auckland for committing to a vessel with full electric (non-hybrid?) propulsion. Impressive operational cost savings...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2019, 21:58
Replies: 159
Views: 15,378
Posted By OilJiver
Good to see your post Bob. Hope you’ve managed...

Good to see your post Bob. Hope you’ve managed to get the difficulties sorted.
ATB OJ
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2019, 21:41
Replies: 159
Views: 15,378
Posted By OilJiver
Thanks Bill. Hope resolved soon. Just seen...

Thanks Bill. Hope resolved soon.

Just seen the bath time story elsewhere Bob. (Not a pretty tale!)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2019, 20:33
Replies: 159
Views: 15,378
Posted By OilJiver
I don’t read all on here, but haven’t seen...

I don’t read all on here, but haven’t seen anything from Spongebob for a while. (Hope just lack of observation on my part & apologies if that’s the case Bob. Brgds OJ).
Forum: The Engine Room 30th September 2019, 21:27
Replies: 71
Views: 7,515
Posted By OilJiver
Non rising stem.

Non rising stem.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th September 2019, 11:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,616
Posted By OilJiver
Well done indeed rescue team. Hope the 4 guys...

Well done indeed rescue team. Hope the 4 guys they got out all recover ok from the trauma. Terrible thing to go through for all, but particularly the guy who was on his own.
Forum: Say Hello 6th September 2019, 22:23
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By OilJiver
I guess sometimes, we just have to tough these...

I guess sometimes, we just have to tough these things out Pat.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th September 2019, 20:09
Replies: 159
Views: 15,378
Posted By OilJiver
I’d noticed your absence Malcolm. Hope you start...

I’d noticed your absence Malcolm. Hope you start posting again.
BRgds OJ
Forum: The Engine Room 5th September 2019, 20:57
Replies: 88
Views: 14,245
Posted By OilJiver
Not too much of a problem, on the 1200 rpm (dry...

Not too much of a problem, on the 1200 rpm (dry liner) machines I worked with. (Plenty other stuff mind)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th August 2019, 20:15
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By OilJiver
Seems plenty comment on all that stuff in other...

Seems plenty comment on all that stuff in other threads LCapt.

But here, I think Greg’s OP was simply asking for some information re tech systems as installed on vessel.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th August 2019, 12:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By OilJiver
Hi Greg, sorry to see that you simply ask a...

Hi Greg, sorry to see that you simply ask a technical question and your post immediately gets hijacked by one of those “sad little men”, as fittingly defined by TommyR in another thread.

So anyway...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th August 2019, 11:10
Replies: 25
Views: 2,241
Posted By OilJiver
Thought "permission to come alongside" was in...

Thought "permission to come alongside" was in there somewhere?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 16:08
Replies: 299
Views: 27,047
Posted By OilJiver
Entirely agreed (Well – second bit anyway). Even...

Entirely agreed (Well – second bit anyway). Even someone like me, who prefers being at the trailing edge of technology, can recognise benefits of some of the up to the minute applications, and the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th August 2019, 21:42
Replies: 44
Views: 5,401
Posted By OilJiver
Thanks Harry, very interesting article. Many...

Thanks Harry, very interesting article.

Many issues in the later years but as shown, plenty failings attributable to historical matters.

“…… British shipbuilding’s fundamental weaknesses –...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd August 2019, 13:37
Replies: 44
Views: 5,401
Posted By OilJiver
“…arrogance of most British Shipbuilders in the...

“…arrogance of most British Shipbuilders in the late 40's and 50's…” Unbelievably plain to see in some cases.

Somewhere I have a document titled, “The Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co. Limited –...
Forum: The Bridge 21st July 2019, 12:36
Replies: 52
Views: 5,081
Posted By OilJiver
There was a wine bar in/near Posterngate around...

There was a wine bar in/near Posterngate around that time Dannic. Must have been the closest hostelry to the Marine Office, because I went directly in there after being given the same news as you!
...
Forum: The Bridge 16th July 2019, 22:34
Replies: 52
Views: 5,081
Posted By OilJiver
Nice story Sid, thanks. Your man sounds very...

Nice story Sid, thanks.

Your man sounds very much like the same gent I’m thinking of. So maybe I have the name wrong. (Long time since etc).

As a 16 year old when first going to Posterngate...
Forum: The Bridge 16th July 2019, 13:59
Replies: 52
Views: 5,081
Posted By OilJiver
Apologies Sid. I know we should be on the...

Apologies Sid.

I know we should be on the Bridge, but Serang is responsible for deflection elsewhere.

I was referring to Oral exam at Hull for, Certificate of Competency as Second Class...
Forum: The Bridge 16th July 2019, 11:44
Replies: 52
Views: 5,081
Posted By OilJiver
Almost 40 years since similar sweats when up for...

Almost 40 years since similar sweats when up for Orals @ Hull. Though DTI Examiner there had a reputation for being even handed. (Unlike his allegedly fearsome colleague on the Tyne).

So cannily...
Forum: Bank Line 14th July 2019, 23:00
Replies: 26
Views: 2,784
Posted By OilJiver
For me John, a tough decision once upon a time, -...

For me John, a tough decision once upon a time, - Singapore or there. River transit notable, but would probably go Singapore. (Though neither place anything like now).
Forum: The Engine Room 12th July 2019, 21:53
Replies: 71
Views: 7,515
Posted By OilJiver
Great tale! Thanks Waldziu. OJ

Great tale! Thanks Waldziu.

OJ
Forum: Ship Research 12th July 2019, 14:24
Replies: 40
Views: 3,452
Posted By OilJiver
Heavy wooden weather deck doors do look great...

Heavy wooden weather deck doors do look great when well preserved Genejay.
Not so great when shipping green stuff though!
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 6th July 2019, 12:24
Replies: 24
Views: 3,129
Posted By OilJiver
Remarkable courage of many, with some losing...

Remarkable courage of many, with some losing their lives trying to save others. A tragedy, worsened by lack of justice for the victims and their families.
RIP
Forum: The Engine Room 30th June 2019, 13:24
Replies: 20
Views: 4,645
Posted By OilJiver
Wonder when they’ll get the hang of the SI...

Wonder when they’ll get the hang of the SI system??
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th June 2019, 20:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,491
Posted By OilJiver
Many thanks Steve. Read the article with...

Many thanks Steve. Read the article with interest. (Wonder which intrepid outfit took on the SIs??)
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