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Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2020, 08:29
Replies: 32
Views: 2,386
Posted By merch

Gross and net tonnages are volumes and measure...

Gross and net tonnages are volumes and measure the vessels carrying capacity. The wieght of a. Ship is the displacement.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Feb 2020, 08:18
Replies: 31
Views: 6,453
Posted By merch

Gordon, I'll take you up on your kind offer if...

Gordon,
I'll take you up on your kind offer if do venture over there, not sure about the endless refreshment bit. You talk about your flying, and I'll regal with my endless old sea dog stories....
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2020, 10:32
Replies: 31
Views: 6,453
Posted By merch

I used to go to the Lithos quite a bit nice...

I used to go to the Lithos quite a bit nice place, some of "tribute" were good some not so good. Used to live behind the bank of Cyprus in Oroklini. Enjoyed Cyprus, the people and the weather. No...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jan 2020, 13:42
Replies: 44
Views: 5,687
Posted By merch

Headline from the MailonLine describing the...

Headline from the MailonLine describing the skillfull berthing of the ship.
Don't want to spoil a good story with the truth.

Frightening moment cruise ship rocks violently and hits harbour wall...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Dec 2019, 08:03
Replies: 36
Views: 5,010
Posted By merch

Ancient Mariner;10647346]And here's me thinking...

Ancient Mariner;10647346]And here's me thinking that the captain is in charge and that a pilot is an navigational aid. Except for the Panama canal.
Per

I wonder as well why I've signed many bits...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2019, 11:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By merch

Thanks AM I'll have a look. DB my sympathies...

Thanks AM I'll have a look.

DB my sympathies are with you. Personally I wouldn't go through the Mozambique Channel in anything smaller than 30,000 tons, especially further south. I've come across...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2019, 09:35
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By merch

Unfortunately there are bad drivers at sea as...

Unfortunately there are bad drivers at sea as well, coupled with a lack of understanding of the ColRegs by both commercial and pleasure. You are correct in saying the small ones are safer to keep out...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2019, 07:12
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By merch

Unmanned bridges, as you say AM , have and are...

Unmanned bridges, as you say AM , have and are being talked about. What systems are being talked about for the detection of smallish boats in rain and high seas. They are difficult enough to see...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2019, 16:02
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By merch

AM. The ship must be certified for OMBO, with a...

AM.
The ship must be certified for OMBO, with a dead man alarm etc. There will still be many who will/should have 2 man bridge ops at night. The Scandinavian ferries are generally state of the art...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2019, 07:08
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By merch

In the merchant, deep sea, during daylight just...

In the merchant, deep sea, during daylight just the O.O.W on the bridge, with a duty seaman in contact by radio. At night O.O.W and seaman on the bridge, all working 4 hrs on 8 hrs off. All...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jul 2019, 19:16
Replies: 1,742
Views: 217,136
Posted By merch

VP You're correct armed personnel were put on...

VP
You're correct armed personnel were put on board merchant ships during the Somalian piracy period. They tended to be ex military . There is no problem with carrying armed personnel on a merchant...
21st Nov 2018, 06:56
Replies: 113
Views: 44,200
Posted By merch

I doubt if the tanker would have used AIS as an...

I doubt if the tanker would have used AIS as an anti collision aid, it would have been using its radars/ ARPA. The AIS may have been used as an overlay on the radar to give target informaion such as...
24th Oct 2017, 06:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By merch

Thanks again Andy. The more I learn about...

Thanks again Andy.

The more I learn about computers etc, the less I realize I know.
23rd Oct 2017, 19:12
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By merch

Thanks Andy. It explains what was happening to...

Thanks Andy.
It explains what was happening to me.
How do I choose which dns server to change to?
23rd Oct 2017, 12:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By merch

Thanks for your reply. I contacted the...

Thanks for your reply.

I contacted the CYTA, the internet provider, they changed my ip address, and i rebooted the router. Can get Earthlink on the web now, so I think I'm on the way to a...
23rd Oct 2017, 05:25
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By merch

Earthlink email problems

I have two Earthlink email addresses, for the past day or so I have been unable to send or receive emails through the earthlink addresses. I'm using Outlook 2013, but also have the same problem on...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Sep 2017, 04:38
Replies: 235
Views: 38,687
Posted By merch

Murph Deep sea the radar/ARPA will probably be...

Murph
Deep sea the radar/ARPA will probably be on 24mile range. Targets depending on size and aspect will be plotted at that range. CPA etc will be available about 3 mins later. A general rule,...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Sep 2017, 08:30
Replies: 235
Views: 38,687
Posted By merch

Whilst we are all pointiing out the problems and...

Whilst we are all pointiing out the problems and failings of the USN, lets not ignore the Merchant Ships.

They will both have had ARPA and AIS, I suggest that lack of training and experience may...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2017, 10:08
Replies: 235
Views: 38,687
Posted By merch

AIS is being spoken about as if it some type of...

AIS is being spoken about as if it some type of panacea.

AIS should not be a primary anticollision aid, it is nice to have but has limitations.

All inputs are generated by the vessel, such as...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Sep 2017, 11:18
Replies: 176
Views: 20,681
Posted By merch

I was in Dubai on 9/11, I didn't see or hear any...

I was in Dubai on 9/11, I didn't see or hear any cheering etc from the locals. A few expat rumours that someone had heard something. No first hand knowledge of celebrations in Dubai.

FWIW I was...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2017, 10:26
Replies: 40
Views: 5,088
Posted By merch

I haven't seen the pollution on the south coast...

I haven't seen the pollution on the south coast beaches, but I accept ships operate to different standards and cause some of it.
The English Channel is within a Special Area where no discharges or...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2017, 07:44
Replies: 218
Views: 24,580
Posted By merch

K n C. We all have examples of idiots. My...

K n C.

We all have examples of idiots.
My example is, during my commuting in London I was very nearly run over on 3 occasions. All by cyclists, all in St James' park, a no cycling area.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2017, 04:02
Replies: 40
Views: 5,088
Posted By merch

Sorry about that Surely. Some of friends...

Sorry about that Surely.

Some of friends and relatives seemed to think that I strapped a parrot to my shoulder, joined my fithy polluting tanker to wreak devastation on the environment.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Aug 2017, 14:08
Replies: 40
Views: 5,088
Posted By merch

PN I can only speak with authority about the...

PN

I can only speak with authority about the Companies I was with.

I was on Liberian registered tankers, a "flag of convenience".

We were subjected to inspections at nearly every port we...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Aug 2017, 07:12
Replies: 40
Views: 5,088
Posted By merch

Sallyann1234 The statement that the sea is a...

Sallyann1234
The statement that the sea is a convenient dustbin for cargo ships, is simply untrue.

All overboard discharges, liquid and solid are strictly monitored and controled. They are...
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