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Old 19th Oct 2017, 11:34   #201 (permalink)
 
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so the logical thing to do would be to dump HNZ and use BRS for transfers AND you would get AWSAR as well
Crab why would i dump the company that i work for? until this year BRS had the whole contract anyway.
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Old 19th Oct 2017, 11:36   #202 (permalink)
 
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Are you confident that BRS have the ability to hold a genuine AWSAR service out of Broome?
Had the clients not gambled their personnels safety on an unapproved, low cost operator (who clearly can't deliver a genuine LIMSAR service, let alone AWSAR) then BHL would have already been delivering an AWSAR service!
You get what you pay for right?!
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Old 19th Oct 2017, 11:40   #203 (permalink)
 
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The water is warm, not sure why they'd need an AWSAR capability. In Bass Strait the water is cold: for almost 50 years Esso has never had a night SAR capability, or all-WX day capability for that matter. This must be a new-age Shell driven thing.
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Old 19th Oct 2017, 14:24   #204 (permalink)
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Esso do now...
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Old 19th Oct 2017, 14:38   #205 (permalink)
 
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Apparently you can still drown in warm water....................................
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Old 19th Oct 2017, 15:01   #206 (permalink)
 
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Esso do now...
Esso have a night AWSAR capability? I don't think so....if you're talking about the CHC contract to cover the Esso SAR requirement, that is 5 days per week, daytime only, right? As far as I know, if an Esso crew gets called out at night, and the unfortunate should happen and they end up floating on the tide, they continue floating until day break.
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Old 31st Oct 2017, 14:59   #207 (permalink)
 
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HNZ Deal

https://www.baytoday.ca/business/hnz...rations-753680

HNZ Group chief executive and PHI to acquire company and split up operations


MONTREAL — HNZ Group Inc. (TSX:HNZ) is proposing a $242.4-million deal for its CEO acquire the international helicopter company and then sell its offshore operations in Australia, New Zealand, Philippines and Papua New Guinea to PHI Inc.

MONTREAL — HNZ Group Inc. (TSX:HNZ) is proposing a $242.4-million deal for its CEO acquire the international helicopter company and then sell its offshore operations in Australia, New Zealand, Philippines and Papua New Guinea to PHI Inc.

Under the agreement announced Tuesday, HNZ shareholders will receive $18.70 per share — 43 per cent above Monday's closing price at the Toronto Stock Exchange.


HNZ, which provides helicopter and related services, says its operations in Canada, the United States and Antarctica would remain with the company under the leadership of chief executive Don Wall.

The deal requires approval by a two-thirds majority vote by shareholders and a simple majority vote by shareholders excluding Wall.

It is also subject to court approval and other customary closing conditions.

HNZ shares closed up 15 cents at $13.05 on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Monday.
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Old 1st Nov 2017, 00:19   #208 (permalink)
 
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Just leave this here.

MONTREAL — HNZ Group Inc. (TSX:HNZ) is proposing a $242.4-million deal for its CEO acquire the international helicopter company and then sell its offshore operations in Australia, New Zealand, Philippines and Papua New Guinea to PHI Inc

and the new owner is



PHI
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Old 1st Nov 2017, 01:16   #209 (permalink)
 
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http://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/601306-hnz-deal.html
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Old 9th Nov 2017, 09:30   #210 (permalink)
 
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A wise man once said.....

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.“

Benjamin Franklin.
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Old 17th Dec 2017, 03:25   #211 (permalink)
 
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I heard that HNZ will start their SAR contract in Australia today, anyone confirm?
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Old 18th Dec 2017, 08:14   #212 (permalink)
 
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And is that AWSAR 24/7 or a lesser service?
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Old 18th Dec 2017, 11:27   #213 (permalink)
 
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in your language its a lesser service so a dedicated 15 minute LIMSAR and medevac with AWSAR in Q1 2018 which is the same as brs was giving but brs wasn't on 15 minute sar.
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Which part is the LIM in LIMSAR? Is it daylight only, VMC only, no winching or what exactly? Its rather a vague term.
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Old 28th Dec 2017, 12:40   #215 (permalink)
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Well things might get easier for HNZ now that Pilots are back on the Skilled Migration List...


https://www.9news.com.au/national/20...ilots-shortage
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I'm not so sure about that. The news grab I saw specifically mentioned the visa was only to go to foreign pilots working for Regional Airlines, and only for 2 or 4 years. I guess at the very least it's the thin edge of the wedge to open the door for helicopter pilots to come here. HNZ are paying some of their AW139 line pilots $190k per year plus car, you'd need an armored door to hold back the flood of International applicants keen to get their snouts in that trough.
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Old 29th Dec 2017, 00:28   #217 (permalink)
 
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If HNZ is paying their AW139 pilots $190k it's not in Australia - they don't have any 139's in Oz.
Oh yes they are, their contract pilots flying Esso AW139 are on that deal.
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Old 13th Jan 2018, 06:40   #218 (permalink)
 
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HNZ wins SAR in Oz
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Old 13th Jan 2018, 23:53   #219 (permalink)
 
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Nice try Nescafe. I'll look in again next week and see if we are back on topic.
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