Archives: August 2014

THOUGHTS ON MEASURING DP SEATIME

August 26, 2014 5:09 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As debates over DP certification seem to be getting ever more complex and it appears the industry may be at a tipping point, one in which the traditional forms of paper logbooks, stamps, time (purporting to be) on the desk and the best intentions of DPOs, senior officers and masters can no longer deliver a useful assessment of actual experience and attainment. Read the rest of this entry »

NEW ELECTRIC DESIGN WITH DP

August 18, 2014 5:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A new design of fast supply vessel delivered by De Hoop shipyard in Holland is the first to be fitted with a unique propulsion system that is claimed to offer significant fuel savings. This vessel which has been built to support offshore oil installations in the Gulf of Mexico is the first of a series of seven similar vessels on order from De Hoop which has two shipyards in Holland. Read the rest of this entry »