Dynamic Positioning Familiarization for Diving Personnel

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Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Participation



Course Description

This course gives the student an introduction to dynamic positioning (DP) operations on dive support vessels. It enables the student to understand the operation of a DP system and to assess the operation of a DP system during diving operations.  

Course Outline

1.0 Dynamic Positioning

2.0 Dynamic Positioning Applications

3.0 Coordinate Systems

4.0 Sensors

5.0 Position References

6.0 Thrusters and Manoeuvring Systems

7.0 Dynamic Positioning Principles

8.0 Dynamic Positioning Modes

9.0 Power Management Systems

10.0 Dynamic Positioning Operations

11.0 Regulations

12.0 Dynamic Positioning Control Console

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