Category: DP Operations

IMCA UPDATES DP GUIDANCE

April 25, 2016 5:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Two highly respected International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) documents, often written into contracts by clients, have been fully revised and published. ‘Guidelines for the Design and Operation of Dynamically Positioned Vessels’ (IMCA M103 Rev 2), and ‘Guidance on Failure Modes & Effects Analyses (FMEA)’ (IMCA M166 Rev 1) are both now freely available on the IMCA website. Read the rest of this entry »

TIDEWATER ROLLS OUT ONBOARD SIMULATORS

December 18, 2015 5:03 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Tidewater Marine uses simulation equipment on its offshore support vessels to provide officers with ongoing training and familiarisation. It uses simulators to improve the competence of bridge crews, especially dynamic positioning (DP) operators, said Tidewater Marine manager for quality, health, safety and the environment in Asia, Roy Gillespie. Read the rest of this entry »

ADDRESSING DP NEEDS IN THE MED

October 15, 2015 12:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Apave Mare

Apave Mare Ltd. has spoken on developments in the world of DP training, and of how their leading provision fits in with the needs of the Offshore and Maritime Training in the Mediterraneanfor the Offshore, Oil & Gas and the Maritime Industry which they have served for over two decades. Read the rest of this entry »