Dynamic Positioning - DPO Specialization Shuttle Tanker

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Certificate Awarded

MI Certificate of Participation


  • Dynamic Positioning - Preparation & Start Courses or Dynamic Positioning - Induction & Simulation Courses
  • Offshore Loading Phase 2 Course.
  • A minimum of 270 hours DP experience or 6 full operations. (This can be reduced to 180 days or 3 full operations, if a DPO Experience course (5 days) has been completed.)

Course Description

This course is designed to provide DP trainees working on shuttle tankers with the knowledge and skills required to undertake the DPO Specialization Exam “Shuttle Tank” and become DP certified for offshore loading operations.

Course Outline

1.0 Preparation for DP Operations
2.0 DP Operations
3.0 Power/Thruster Management
4.0 Emergency Procedures
5.0 DP Approach Mode
6.0 DP Weathervane Mode

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