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Search: Posts Made By: Ventry
Forum: Bulk Carriers 22nd June 2007, 13:24
Replies: 29
Views: 6,895
Posted By Ventry
I believe it is the Emma Maersk, but that will...

I believe it is the Emma Maersk, but that will change soon as she is the first of a series of vessels (all sister's)

Sláinte
Forum: The Bridge 21st June 2007, 12:59
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
On a lighter note I would recommend to anyone who...

On a lighter note I would recommend to anyone who has not experienced the Norwegian Fjords to try a round trip on the 'Hurtigruten' and marvel at the Navigation of these ferries which leave Bergen...
Forum: The Bridge 15th June 2007, 16:00
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
I would interpret my post as advice to Capt...

I would interpret my post as advice to Capt Peter.
If we are talking personal I was subjected to quite a bit of 'personal remarks' at the beginning of this very thread which I turned the other...
Forum: The Bridge 15th June 2007, 15:04
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Your a tad slow in correcting Johnalderman are...

Your a tad slow in correcting Johnalderman are you not
Forum: The Bridge 15th June 2007, 14:34
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Peter, Your wasteing your time! Several of us...

Peter,
Your wasteing your time! Several of us have tried to reason with Johnalderman but, to no avail.
Forum: The Bridge 14th June 2007, 15:09
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Well, thats very kind of you to say so John. I...

Well, thats very kind of you to say so John.
I have just started another thread this morning so I'll leave it a few days.
Forum: The Bridge 14th June 2007, 12:42
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
John, Just an idea. Why don't you start a new...

John,
Just an idea. Why don't you start a new thread on this 'deregulation' of the British Seafarer. I am sure you will get good response.
Forum: The Bridge 14th June 2007, 12:26
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Peter, Is that not what one would expect. ...

Peter,

Is that not what one would expect.
Coastal Master's were never on the same salary as their deep sea colleague.
Similarly, Masters in British Flag were on less than the colleagues in FOC....
Forum: The Bridge 12th June 2007, 19:30
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Gentlemen, This marks the 100th post on this...

Gentlemen,

This marks the 100th post on this thread and maybe its time to move on.
Thanks for 'the fan mail'. I enjoyed the 'craic'.


Brgds

Jim Bruic
Forum: The Bridge 12th June 2007, 11:55
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Hague, Very kind but, I ignore people when they...

Hague,
Very kind but, I ignore people when they get rude. It has no place in this forum. I will say that the posts were improving.
Forum: The Bridge 11th June 2007, 21:06
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Recall being up for Master's in Byrom St in 69....

Recall being up for Master's in Byrom St in 69. Heard about a trainee Liverpool Pilot up for Second Mates. Understand he was the first ever to acquire a Foreign Going Certificate. Previously, all had...
Forum: The Bridge 10th June 2007, 21:34
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
If only!

If only!
Forum: The Bridge 10th June 2007, 11:04
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Tom S, Thankyou for that response. God only...

Tom S,
Thankyou for that response. God only knows i've waited long enough on this thread for something constructive. Perhaps we may now get other similar posts (or otherwise).
Forum: The Bridge 10th June 2007, 10:37
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Split, With due respect/deference to your...

Split,
With due respect/deference to your age..............you've lost me.
Forum: The Bridge 10th June 2007, 09:37
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
I used the Pilot Error title (knowing full well...

I used the Pilot Error title (knowing full well the reaction it would generate) as I wanted to contrast the views of both sides. The dirth on non Pilot input was disappointing. Recently investigated...
Forum: The Bridge 9th June 2007, 21:28
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Well gentlemen, a predictable response from you...

Well gentlemen, a predictable response from you all. However, I can assure you that the UK P & I Clubs Loss Prevention teams take the matter serious.
Forum: The Bridge 9th June 2007, 13:49
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Hugh, I did not wan't to be specific but it was...

Hugh,
I did not wan't to be specific but it was the Liverpool Pilots I had in mind when I started the thread and threw in that little 'taster' (obviously unpalatable to some).
Forum: The Bridge 9th June 2007, 10:05
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Not in my case Tony. Now in my 35th year in...

Not in my case Tony. Now in my 35th year in command, and during that time commanding several of the largest vessels afloat. However, I was hoping for more constructive comment rather than defensive...
Forum: The Bridge 8th June 2007, 22:21
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Never known to shy away from confrontation!

Never known to shy away from confrontation!
Forum: The Bridge 8th June 2007, 20:37
Replies: 214
Views: 17,444
Posted By Ventry
Pilot Error

There must be many Ship Masters out there with a tale to tell.
Last year we had three grounding of fully laden tankers at the entrance to the Liffey. I understand the same Pilot was responsible for...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 3rd June 2007, 16:15
Replies: 88
Views: 17,278
Posted By Ventry
Well Geoff Garrett, I don't think you have much...

Well Geoff Garrett,
I don't think you have much of a 'fan club' in this thread. I stand by what I have already said.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 1st June 2007, 23:50
Replies: 325
Views: 63,833
Posted By Ventry
Used to enjoy a drink in the 'The Roscoe Arms'...

Used to enjoy a drink in the 'The Roscoe Arms' located at the top of Renshaw Street. There was one on the Dock Road just before Millers Bridge and on the corner of Blackstone Street. I think it was...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 30th May 2007, 22:47
Replies: 23
Views: 3,360
Posted By Ventry
I know a Pope called Benedict!

I know a Pope called Benedict!
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 29th May 2007, 23:23
Replies: 71
Views: 8,205
Posted By Ventry
I would have thought that would have been the...

I would have thought that would have been the dream of every RFA man! I never met one who wasn't a frustrated Naval type.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 22nd May 2007, 12:32
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By Ventry
The Calchas Fund

I understand the relatively few people who came 'up the hawsepipe' in the China did so with the assistance of subject fund. Can any of my Blue funnel colleagues expand/confirm this. I received non...
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