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  • Sparky42's Avatar
    Today, 01:58
    Sparky42 replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    Honestly given Irish Governmental "planning" such an issue is only going to come to a head if Cobh goes out of service, until then nobody is going to...
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  • CTU's Avatar
    Today, 01:46
    CTU replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    A dedicated area in the naval base for ship maintenance which free up space in the basin for berths and allow the naval service to keep an eye on the...
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  • hptmurphy's Avatar
    Today, 00:45
    hptmurphy replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    The figures around deficent ranks are not contributory to ships not going to sea. SCPOs... one sea going appointment in the NS, current 3 serving...
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  • hptmurphy's Avatar
    Today, 00:39
    hptmurphy replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    The figures around deficent ranks are not contributory to ships not going to sea. SCPOs... one sea going appointment in the NS, current 3 serving...
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  • hptmurphy's Avatar
    Today, 00:30
    hptmurphy replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    ever spent six weeks in dry dock because of a faulty sonar dome on a 12 month old ship.....?????
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  • hptmurphy's Avatar
    Today, 00:26
    Rest In Peace
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:37
    DeV replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    So how many million should we invest in a drydock facility for NS use only, that will only be used as a drydock for an average of say 8 weeks...
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  • na grohmití's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:14
    I give up. Pointless engaging with you. you just dont get it.
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:53
    RIP
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:49
    DeV replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    Which as you say doesn’t require drydocking. Absolutely max there are 4 (normally 2-3) scheduled dry docks annually for 2-3 weeks each (normally...
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  • na grohmití's Avatar
    Yesterday, 18:43
    Where are you getting 12 weeks from? There is a naval vessel out of action at different levels at every stage throughout the year. While not all of...
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 17:40
    DeV replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    i assume you mean the Government? No EU laws on State Aid have a big say definitely Quite possibly but your either going to have to: (a)...
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  • na grohmití's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:20
    DSG have barely spent a cent on the yard since they took it over. They have cut up all the old cranes for scrap. The caisson is hauled into position...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 15:45
    How the State ensures priority choice with the Doyle Shipping group. for use of Cork Dockyard , and supporting it's continued viability is a matter...
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:01
    DeV replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    Only way to ensure VFM and sufficient work for the Haulbowline drydock would probably be a PPP project and allow them to take on commercial work. ...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:43
    Nationally we are, as we all know, reduced to one Drydock located at Rushbrooke, Cobh. The Navy needs to drydock it's ships on a programmed and ad...
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  • na grohmití's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:51
    There are closer, bigger & better equipped drydocks in France and the UK, if we are going to go to a foreign yard.
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  • Graylion's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:17
    Graylion replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    further up there is mention of 180m length, so pretty significant. Still not relevant IMO, cos reactivating it would be a huge waste of money. Other...
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  • Sparky42's Avatar
    18th January 2018, 23:02
    Sparky42 replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    To come back from the question of covering it, I'd ask again what's the measurements of the dock, how much of an increase over the Cobh dock does it...
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  • GoneToTheCanner's Avatar
    18th January 2018, 22:00
    What's missing from talk about the Russian experience in Ukraine/Crimea is it's actual losses; how many actual vehicles/airframes/human...
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  • na grohmití's Avatar
    18th January 2018, 21:16
    You don't need to pump out a drydock for it to be useful, especially when covered. At any time at least one vessel is at berth out of service for...
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  • DeV's Avatar
    18th January 2018, 16:36
    DeV replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    How many weeks in an average year would be used? Surely the money would be better spend on wage increases possibly allowing the NS to fully crew...
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  • ibenji's Avatar
    18th January 2018, 14:52
    ibenji replied to a thread Drydocking? in Navy & Naval Reserve
    There would be more hassle getting the ex naval service Members to give up their free berths for their boats than to deal with the local wind...
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  • Woodview's Avatar
    18th January 2018, 14:11
    I actually would but I'm not a medical doctor!
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    18th January 2018, 11:19
    The initial requirement and feasibility study should be to achieve an environmentally friendly site for the maintenance and repair of naval vessels....
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  • DeV's Avatar
    18th January 2018, 08:44
    According to the award notice there were 2 tenders received
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  • paul g's Avatar
    18th January 2018, 03:22
    the really important conflict at the moment, which will shape the procurementof armoured vehicles for PDF units overseas is the Ukraine especially...
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  • irishrgr's Avatar
    18th January 2018, 03:08
    In the US, 70% of our deployable medical assets are in the Army Reserve. We recruit the various professionals actively, they do a four week "shoot...
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  • na grohmití's Avatar
    17th January 2018, 23:23
    Cover the drydock to allow work to take place in all weathers on the exterior. It would need to be as tall as to fit a ship and her mast, with room...
    155 replies | 30140 view(s)
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