Tag Archives: MWS

There was a time

He found himself in that most unlikely of situations offshore, where he wanted the weather conditions to be poor. Not poor as in bad and frightening but poor in that the much used HsTp2  value would be such that lifting … Continue reading

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Culzean update

The weather God has been playing havoc with the schedule these past two weeks. The whole caboodle was expected to take nine days from start to finish with everyone home for tea and self-congratulatory backslaps by last Friday. But, northerly … Continue reading

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Margate sands, moles and geese.

There’s been a lot of weight in the wind lately. There’s been a lot of wind from the North and Northwest too. Come to think of it, following on from the great diet change to all things ‘Lentil’, there’s been … Continue reading

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Bullying and harassment by people that should know better

Interesting facts concerning bullying and harassment in the workplace, in the case above, in the Swedish Merchant Navy. Sadly this sort or arsehole behaviour by certain individuals is not  restricted to small niche working environments in the Nordic countries. Allatsea … Continue reading

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A bit of this and a bit of that

A stunningly beautiful morning in Fannit. From Westbrook the WTGs at Gunfleet Sands (some 30 miles away) stand proudly up from a defined horizon. Kentish Flats round to the west appears closer than normal and the view to the north … Continue reading

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Out of gauge….madam

Not a lot of people know that. If an item, whatever it may be, is to be transported by sea and it’s too big to fit into a standard shipping container (a teu), then it’s regarded as ‘out of gauge’. … Continue reading

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