Dear IDPOA members – just a message to wish you a very merry Christmas, whether you are at sea or home. The past year has been extremely tough and challenging,... Read the rest of this article
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Damen Shipyards Galati has completed the bow section of the Bibby Wavemaster 1 service operations vessel (SOV), which will be deployed in the North Sea to support offshore wind construction and... Read the rest of this article
General Electric (GE) has reinvested in its dynamic positioning (DP) training school in Houston, USA in reaction to the changing requirements from offshore and maritime sectors. GE Marine Solutions has... Read the rest of this article
Mermaid Maritime cancelled a contract for the Mermaid Ausana, a DP2 dive support and construction vessel, with China Merchants Industry Holdings that the company ordered on 9 January 2014.
A former Louisiana maritime instructor was indicted on federal charges for allegedly accepting cash payments to fraudulently certify individuals on critical maritime infrastructure equipment for which they they never actually... Read the rest of this article
Ice-class vessel specialist Aker Arctic has developed a new, asymmetric stern design for icebreaking vessels, which it believes will outperform conventional designs.
Students and researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) were given the opportunity to test their own Dynamic Positioning (DP) algorithms in a full-scale setting recently.
Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR, UK) has announced an agreement with Guidance Marine to supply their range of position reference sensors for Dynamic Positioning (DP).
Kongsberg Maritime is to supply an integrated navigation and automation solution for Scenic Cruises’ new ice-class cruise ship, which will be delivered in 2018.
NTT Communications (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT Group), has launched its new submarine cable-laying vessel at Kanrei shipyard in Tokushima,... Read the rest of this article