dynamic positioning

Friday, September 3, 2021

Crew From 177 Production Platforms, 6 Rigs And 4 DP Rigs In the Gulf of Mexico Have Been Evacuated

NEW ORLEANS — Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) activated its Hurricane Response Team as Hurricane Ida made its way through the

September 3, 2021
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Friday, April 5, 2019
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Maritime News

Wärtsilä Tests World’s First ‘Targetless’ DP Laser Sensor

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä says it has successfully tested what it says is the world’s first ‘targetless’ dynamic positioning (DP) laser sensor

April 5, 2019
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Louisiana Maritime Instructor Charged with Selling Fake DP Training Certificates

A former Louisiana maritime instructor has been indicted on federal charges for allegedly accepting cash payments to fraudulently certify individuals on

December 27, 2016
Total Views: 183

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

SBX-1 SPOTD, The World’s Largest X-Band Radar

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) show’s the U.S. Navy’s Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX-1) underway in the Pacific. Few are aware or

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 2539

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

WATCH: Float-Over Topside Installation Using Dynamic Positioning

This video shows the float-over installation of a 15,748 ton topside on an offshore facility off Malaysia using dynamic positioning and the Dockwise-managed

September 2, 2015
Total Views: 372

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Maritime News

Dynamic Positioning Incident Results in Sheared Wellhead

The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the U.S. Coast Guard have today issued a Joint Safety Alert in response to a dynamic

February 24, 2015
Total Views: 54

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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gCaptain Visits Rolls-Royce’s Ålesund Training Facility

On the west coast of Norway, just past the corner where the rocky coast begins to curve to the east and on upwards to the cold and remote subarctic

July 1, 2014
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Friday, December 20, 2013

Navis Engineering Builds on Singapore Success

Navis Engineering, the Finnish dynamic positioning and vessel motion control system manufacturer, announced today the completion of work on its latest project

December 20, 2013
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Friday, January 25, 2013
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ABS Releases New DP Systems Requirements

HOUSTON – The American Bureau of Shipping on Friday announced that they have released the ABS Guide for Dynamic Positioning Systems as a significant

January 25, 2013
Total Views: 174

Monday, September 17, 2012

Oceanografia Signs with Kongsberg on New DP Training Center

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_FLaMLIsv0 Oceanografia S.A. de C.V., one of Mexico’s largest offshore vessel operators specializing in underwater

September 17, 2012
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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Press Releases

Pacific Drilling Chooses New Information Management System from Kongsberg Maritime

Enabling safer and more efficient integrated operations in the digital oilfield PRESS RELEASE — Kongsberg Maritime will deliver a sophisticated new

September 12, 2012
Total Views: 22

Monday, July 2, 2012

Arctic Dynamic Positioning R&D Project Gets $3.2 Million Go Ahead

The final piece of a CAD $8.5 million research project to improve DP operations in ice fell into place on May 23, 2012 when the Government of Canada announced

July 2, 2012
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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Maritime Union Expands into Drilling Industry: AMO unveils details of DP training programs

As gCaptain first reported in August, American Maritime Officers’ (AMO) union training facility, STAR Center, has announced plans expand its simulation

February 7, 2012
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Monday, January 30, 2012

DP Failure Mode Effect Analysis – Breaking Down the FMEA

Learning from each failure can be costly & time consuming. FMEA is a systematic method of studying failure. This ensures that time is not wasted & the

January 30, 2012
Total Views: 3388

Friday, August 12, 2011
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Maritime Union Expands into Drilling Industry: AMO now offers Dynamic Positioning Training

American Maritime Officers’ (AMO) union training facility, the STAR Center, has announced it will be expanding it’s simulation training

August 12, 2011
Total Views: 4

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Offshore Wind Farms and the Turbine Installation Vessel

Offshore wind farming has picked up steam during the last decade, with more & more countries installing these gigantic turbines in their coastal waters.

April 9, 2011
Total Views: 395

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

POLL: Flag State Changes to Dynamically Positioned Drilling Vessels…

As of recently, deepwater self-propelled drilling vessels were considered “MODUs”, or mobile offshore drilling units.  Recent changes to flag

March 2, 2011
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Dynamic Positioning Operator Qualification Changes Announced

The Nautical Institute has announced two major changes in their qualification procedures for Dynamic Positioning Operator certification that will become

February 22, 2011
Total Views: 43

Friday, February 11, 2011

Remora HiLoad DP Completes Final Sea Trials with Kongsberg Maritime Dynamic Positioning in Control

State-of-the-art Integrated Automation and DP system supports unique HiLoad concept The 27th January 2011 was a milestone in the development of the unique

February 11, 2011
Total Views: 24

Friday, January 28, 2011

First Kongsberg Maritime K-Chief 600 equipped vessel delivered to Owner

The first vessel to sail with Kongsberg Maritime’s sophisticated new K-Chief 600 marine automation system was delivered to its owner on 10th January

January 28, 2011
Total Views: 129