DP Refresher and Competency Assessment Course

DP Refresher and Competency Assessment Course

The course is theory-based with guided practical exercises that introduce the trainee to various DP operational modes. The topics to be covered in the course includes:  General principles of dynamic positioning; The elements of a DP system; Computers and control elements; Position Heading and Wind/environment reference systems; Power generation, distribution and management; DP watch keeping and watch handover procedures, documentation and communications.

On successful completion of the Induction Course and online assessment, the trainee Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO) will be issued with a Nautical Institute (NI) Dynamic Positioning Operator’s logbook in which attended courses, DP sea time, task completion and Statement of Suitability as a DPO are recorded.


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