Category: Certification

DP INSTRUCTOR ISSUES FAKE CERTIFICATES

December 12, 2016 5:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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 completed training. The charges in the Eastern District of Louisiana follow an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Coast Guard Investigative Service. Read the rest of this entry »

NI UPDATE ON REVALIDATION

October 27, 2016 5:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Nautical Institute started its Revalidation scheme in 2015, requiring all certificated DPOs to revalidate their certificates by providing evidence of a minimum of 150 days of DP operation, or for those working for training centres and other organisations, the equivalent period of time doing other DP related activities. The Revalidation scheme has been successful, however we know that there are still many DPOs who have yet to revalidate. Read the rest of this entry »

KONGSBERG TALKS ABOUT FUTURE OF TRAINING

July 19, 2016 8:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Kongsberg Maritime Ltd, the UK subsidiary of global marine technology company Kongsberg Maritime, welcomed customers to its Aberdeen training centre on Thursday 30th June for a seminar on the future of Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO) Training and Certification. Delegates from operators including Helix, V-Ships and Technip attended the seminar to find out more about the new KONGSBERG Training and Certification Scheme for DP Operators, which is certified by DNV GL and recognised by the industry. Read the rest of this entry »

LATEST DP TRAINING SCHEME LANDMARK

July 18, 2016 5:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We have just seen another major landmark in the certification of DPOs, as the Offshore Service Vessel Dynamic Positioning Authority (OSVDPA) in the US has announced that the Marine Training Institute (TMTI) in Gray, Louisiana is the first training provider to be accredited to conduct OSVDPA dynamic positioning operator (DPO) training courses and assessments. 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 »