Monthly Archives: November 2014

Child discipline, the pilot’s version.

Most people today think it improper to discipline children, so I have tried other methods to control  kids when they have had one of ‘those moments.’ Since I’m a pilot, one method that I have found very effective is for … Continue reading

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The pen really is mightier than the sword

The PEN IS indeed mightier than the sword! A secretary got an expensive pen as a gift from her boss. She sent him a ‘Thank you note’ by email. Boss’s wife read the email and filed for divorce. The email … Continue reading

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Thialf off Sumburgh

  If you look carefully you can just see allatsea on the starboard lifeboat sponson, waving. 19th August 2014, SOLAN project.

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A severe case of hogging?

An interesting article from GCaptain. Clever devils those Danes, especially it seems, the female ones. Danish Naval Architect Uncovers Important Clues to MOL Comfort’s Demise BY ROB ALMEIDA ON NOVEMBER 11, 2014 Pretty much the entire world was caught by … Continue reading

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Dual fuel powerplant

But, will it fit in a Peugeot 108 hatchback?   ClassNK has granted approval to the design of the new 28AHX-DF dual-fuel engine developed by Niigata Power Systems Co., Ltd. The new engine is slated to be used as the … Continue reading

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Maersk are at it again.

Allatsea in the capacity of ‘First Mate’ on a vessel NOT operated by Maersk. COPENHAGEN, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Major ship brokerage firm Maersk Broker is looking into possible mergers and joint ventures after a spate of deals in the … Continue reading

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Well that didn’t work out as planned.

Back in the mists of time allatsea was sent to the Maersk Training Centre at Svendborg to undertake a 5 day ‘command assessment course’. It was very very very very very full on and come the end of it he … Continue reading

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