Posts Tagged ‘Dynamic Positioning (DP)’

IntelliTug Project – Autonomous harbour tug takes a big step towards reality

IntelliTug Project – Autonomous harbour tug takes a big step towards reality
Following successful installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbour tug ‘PSA Polaris’, trials are now being carried out in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions. IntelliTug Project – Autonomous harbour tug takes a big step towards reality Wärtsilä...
November 7th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL, Kongsberg and Subsea 7 finish DP remote digital survey pilot

DNV GL, Kongsberg and Subsea 7 finish DP remote digital survey pilot
Subsea 7’s diving support vessel Seven Kestrel (Care of Subsea 7) DNV GL, Kongsberg and Subsea 7 finish DP remote digital survey pilot  Oslo, 6 June 2019: Classification society DNV GL, Kongsberg Maritime and Subsea 7 have successfully concluded the pilot testing of Kongsberg Maritime’s (KM) DP...
June 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA issues guidance to assist analysis and testing of DP systems

IMCA issues guidance to assist analysis and testing of DP systems
Andy Goldsmith The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘Guidance to Identify DP System Components and their Failure Modes’ (IMCA M 247). The new document complements the Association’s existing guidance on Dynamic Positioning (DP). Captain Andy Goldsmith, IMCA’s Marine...
January 8th, 2019 | Associations, Books, Reports | Read More

GE Continues to Provide Advanced Maritime Training…

GE Continues to Provide Advanced Maritime Training…
GE’s marine dynamic positioning training center in Houston. GE Continues to Provide Advanced Maritime Training with New Accreditation of Sea Time Reduction Coursefrom The Nautical Institute One Year after Receiving Nautical Institutes Class A Certification, GE’s Houston Training Center for Mariners...
April 5th, 2016 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Unique new system from Braemar Engineering saves owners and operators up to 35% on annual DP trials

Unique new system from Braemar Engineering saves owners and operators up to 35% on annual DP trials
Kyle Eddings, Global Manager for DP and Offshore Projects at Braemar Engineering Braemar Engineering has introduced a unique new initiative which can save on average 25-35% of the costs of carrying out annual dynamic positioning (DP) trials. The system offers savings that hard pressed vessel owners and...
February 29th, 2016 | Energy, Markets, News, Technology | Read More

BRAEMAR Enginnering appoints Kyle Eddings to new global and offshore projects role

BRAEMAR Enginnering appoints Kyle Eddings to new global and offshore projects role
Kyle Eddings Braemar Engineering, the specialist maritime engineering consultancy, today announced plans to restructure its UK and US Offshore and DP operations. Kyle Eddings will now take overall responsibility for global Dynamic Positioning (DP) and Offshore Projects, with functions co-ordinated between...
August 13th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Gas, HR, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Person Profiles | Read More

IMCA publishes guidelines for DP OSV safe operations

IMCA publishes guidelines for DP OSV safe operations
Safe OpDP 182MSF Outside Cover Reliable and robust methods of positioning are required for safe vessel operations in close proximity to offshore installations. Dynamic positioning (DP) is well-established as a primary method of vessel positioning in the diving, drilling, construction, accommodation and...
May 4th, 2015 | Associations, Energy, Regulatory, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More