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Captain arrested in Indian Ocean Oil spill 7.20

Discussion in 'Yacht Captains' started by 993RSR, Aug 19, 2020.

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  1. 993RSR

    993RSR Senior Member

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  2. Pascal

    Pascal Senior Member

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    Figured it had to be something along these lines. Reminds of that Canadian ferry a few years ago where the first mate was busy with his girlfriend on the bridge.
  3. Norseman

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    Budget operation, flag out to Panama, then hire the cheapest officers and crew you can find: India and Sri Lanka, then run up on a reef and act surprised.:rolleyes:
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    Oscarvan Senior Member

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    That's half the world's fleet.
  5. MBevins

    MBevins Senior Member

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    Nothing new, been happening in the trucking industry as well.
    Not uncommon in CDA to see 2-3 East Indian drivers packed in one truck , that way they don't have to stop for the the govt required down time.