Horrific. That’s the first word that springs to mind. There aren’t any jobs, not for the newly qualified deck officers anyway. Everyone was all doom and gloom, everyone said it was bad. 616 more words
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After a successful interview for a Cadetship I’ve been told I’ll be following the ‘HNC/D Deck Training Program’.
I would have rather followed the Foundation Degree program which includes more courses and some exemptions from exams in the future when I want to rise up the ranks but hey-ho after three years of study I’ll have my ticket regardless and I’m looking forward to getting stuck in this September. 289 more words
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Rule 3 Safe Speed-Every vessel shall at all times proceed at a safe speed so that she can take proper and effective action to avoid collision and be stopped within a distance appropriate to the prevailing circumstances and conditions.
Tonight we are pleased to report that yesterday 35006 Peninsular & Oriental S.N. Co, passed her formal steam test with her insurance company. She has had a few trial steamings of her boiler over the last few months, enabling a number of minor niggles to be identified and corrected.This is a very significant milestone as the society can now operate the pressure vessel whenever they want (at the discretion of the GWSRs boiler responsible officer). 282 more words