Dynamic Positioning - DPO Preparation

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Certificate Awarded

MI Certificate of Achievement.


Watchkeeping Mate Certificate or equivalent.or Navigation Cadet enrolled in a regulated training program.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and a practical understanding of dynamic positioning (DP). The concepts taught will form the basis for further studies in dynamic positioning.

Course Outline

1.0    Dynamic Positioning
2.0    Dynamic Positioning Principles
3.0    Dynamic Positioning Applications
4.0    Sensors
5.0    Coordinate Systems
6.0    Position Reference Systems (PRS)
7.0    Propulsion Systems
8.0    Power Systems
9.0    Dynamic Positioning Modes
10.0    Dynamic Positioning Operations
11.0    Documentation, Guidance and Regulation
12.0    Practical Operation of a DP System


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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.