Monthly Archives: May 2008

Coastal Shipping

The above letter to the Editor, Wellington Dominion Post, Friday 23 May 2008  from one of our members. It is in response to the Government’s announcement of spending $36m for the development of coastal shipping.   

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No Lookout!

IN times past, the master could delegate the safe navigation of the ship to the officer of the watch knowing that he could trust them to carry out this important task, especially in the early afternoon. These photos show that … Continue reading

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Two Interesting Articles from Lloyds List

A Career Ladder Worth Climbing –   Monday 19 May 2008 I OFTEN think about the little quirks of fate that determine one’s direction in life. They constitute a succession of ‘near misses’ that track one’s career down through the years, … Continue reading

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Auckland Meeting Minutes October 1937

A meeting of the Auckland Section of the New Zealand Company of Master Mariners was held on 20 October 1937. The members present were : Captains H H Sargeant, G E Fox, A Davies, A N Jenkyns, A J Inman, … Continue reading

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Small Boat Safety

Of interest to some of our members is the recently published “Review of the New Zealand Pleasure Boat Safety Strategy” including recomendations concerning registration, qualification and education, alcohol limits.  To view the document click

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