Search found 274 matches

by marky9074
Sat Jul 19, 2008 3:56 pm
Forum: Seismic general
Topic: Self-employed and foreign earnings deduction
Replies: 16
Views: 17288

Re: Self-employed and foreign earnings deduction

Looks like I am fighting a loosing battle with regards to proving that I was 'employed'.... so I'm facing a two year tax bill.. eek :cry: :roll:
by marky9074
Sun May 25, 2008 11:46 am
Forum: Seismic general
Topic: New Starts
Replies: 21
Views: 15911

Re: New Starts

by marky9074
Wed Mar 26, 2008 7:20 am
Forum: Pension Status
Topic: WWH letter 10/01/08
Replies: 0
Views: 4070

WWH letter 10/01/08

Latest letter....
by marky9074
Mon Feb 11, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: Seismic general
Topic: Gardline and Inland Revenue
Replies: 0
Views: 4183

Gardline and Inland Revenue

I was told recently that Gardline shifted all their contracts out to Guernsey or somewhere (sound familiar?) and even though they are PAYE, the Inland Revenue has classed them all as self-employed and therefore not eligable for Seamans Earnings Deduction... Has anyone else heard this or are in this ...
by marky9074
Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:48 am
Forum: TangleSolve
Topic: Mitcham Industries Acquires Software Rights
Replies: 0
Views: 6348

Mitcham Industries Acquires Software Rights

Arrangement Includes Collaboration Agreement for Future Upgrades and Products HUNTSVILLE, Texas, Dec. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mitcham Industries, Inc. MIND ("Company") announced today that its Seamap unit has completed an agreement with the principals of Tanglesolve Instrumentation Ltd. to acqu...
by marky9074
Sat Dec 29, 2007 11:09 pm
Forum: Seismic general
Topic: George on the tele...
Replies: 0
Views: 4036

George on the tele...

I see George has been moonlighting and doing adverts for Nokia....

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=5Fva9l_JIG8
by marky9074
Thu Oct 04, 2007 10:40 am
Forum: Where are they now?
Topic: Back Onshore
Replies: 1
Views: 3882

Re: Back Onshore

Hi John,

Glad you found your way here... :D

Mark
by marky9074
Tue Sep 18, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: Anything else?
Topic: Upgraded tp phpBB 3
Replies: 0
Views: 8821

Upgraded tp phpBB 3

Finally took the gamble to upgrade. This means that the VIP & 'Are you human' mod are gone..... :cry:

Just have to see how we go with the spam. I will keep the other forum backed up just in case...

Any problems with this new incarnation, please let me know...

Cheers,

Mark
by marky9074
Mon Sep 17, 2007 2:06 pm
Forum: Ummm
Topic: Still waiting
Replies: 1
Views: 4363

Thanks Steve! :P From: Steve Fox Sent: 09 August 2007 20:02 To: Mark Payne Subject: Horizon Land Crew information Mark, I came across http://www.eaglegeo.co.uk/landcrew.htm when I was idly browsing the other day. I was a Senior Observer and Instrument Engineer on the Land Crews with Horizon and can ...
by marky9074
Mon Sep 10, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: Seismic general
Topic: X - Bow seismic ships
Replies: 5
Views: 7172

Cheers for the info. The bow looks very strange. I see what you mean about the thrusters in shallow water a recipe for disaster http://www.ulsteingroup.com/kunder/ulstein/cms66.nsf/pages/shipdesign.htm?open&qnfl=flash#shipdesign/s-series/ulsteinsx124/product/ulsteinsx121.itm I'm sure I saw plans fo...
by marky9074
Mon Sep 10, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Where are they now?
Topic: Mildly amusing
Replies: 1
Views: 3980

Mildly amusing

http://www.genesis-petroleum.com/

Does no one else find this as amusing as me?! A large smiling Gerry was the last thing I expect to see on this homepage......
by marky9074
Mon Sep 10, 2007 9:49 pm
Forum: Seismic general
Topic: Working Offshore Nigeria!
Replies: 5
Views: 9362

Don't let these photos from the Northern Explorer in Sudan a couple of months ago put you off..... After a two hour exchange of fire, they left the gear and buggered off. Like idiots they decided to go back the next day and pick up the gear, and got shot at again... Remember worse things happen at s...
by marky9074
Mon Sep 10, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: Seismic general
Topic: Working Offshore Nigeria!
Replies: 5
Views: 9362

Re: Working Offshore Nigeria!

Anyone got any recent experiences of working offshore Nigeria? May be sent there soon with my company but have heard alot of bad things about the place - kidnappings etc. any comments / experience? Same as Duncan, I was on the m/v Ocean Commander for Racal and joined in Ghana before steaming across...
by marky9074
Thu Sep 06, 2007 5:36 pm
Forum: Seismic general
Topic: X - Bow seismic ships
Replies: 5
Views: 7172

These ships have been the source of much discussion and ridicule on the PGS vessel I am on at the moment. But of course they are all qualified naval architects... :roll: Just look at the Explorer....sailed with the gun deck underwater...... :shock: The only issue I can see with X-Bow design is the A...