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The lunch meeting held at the Bolton on Wednesday 13 March was the first for the year. 14 members, plus guest speaker Dr. Ed Ballard and visitor Bruce Campbell, a Southampton pilot and son of member Angus Campbell, all enjoyed … Continue reading
It’s been an active beginning to 2019 in terms of maritime casualties. The phone at the Panama Marine Accident Investigation Department was likely ringing off the hook with three major incidents on Panama-flagged vessels in the first two days. The … Continue reading
There are six classes of Membership of the NZCMM: Ordinary Membership – the holder of a certificate of competency as Master Mariner (Foreign Going) or an equivalent grade recognised by the Executive Council, issued by a properly constituted authority, or an RNZN … Continue reading
ACX CRYSTAL (Philippines) / USS FITZGERALD In collision with US Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald 56 nautical miles SW of Yokosuka 16 Jun 2017. Ar Yokohama 19 Jun. Sd 25 Jun. 09 MAY 2018 London, May 9 — A press report, dated today, states: The … Continue reading
Ian Dymock, the retired seafarer who has tirelessly sought recognition for the Merchant Navy personnel, especially those who served during the Second World War has been awarded the Queens Service Medal (QSM) it was announced today.