Thursday, December 10, 2009

Stenas’s DrillMAX Ice

Stena Drilling's decision to go into the Arctic was heavily influenced by the fact that oil prices were climbing higher and that new discoveries need to be

December 10, 2009
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Thursday, December 3, 2009

November DP Roundup

Lets take a look at the dynamic positioning related news that made headlines last month! StatoilHydro ASA is changing its name to Statoil ASA  and

December 3, 2009
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, December 2, 2009
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Caesar Pipelay Vessel Joins Helix ESG Fleet

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. new deepwater pipelay vessel, Caesar, departed the shipyard in China on November 28, and is transiting to the Gulf of Mexico

December 2, 2009
Total Views: 80

Thursday, November 19, 2009
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ASL Shipyard Builds Big and Complex

The application of diesel electric technology gives a remarkable flexibility to vessels in the larger offshore market. In November Singapore’s ASL

November 19, 2009
Total Views: 7

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Septembers DP Digest

Lets take a look at the Dynamic Positioning related articles that made the headlines last

October 8, 2009
Total Views: 2

Thursday, September 24, 2009

A Day in the Life of a DP Operator

Working on a DP vessel shares many similarities with working on a regular vessel. There are unique aspects about it as well. The following article is by no

September 24, 2009
Total Views: 269

Thursday, September 10, 2009

IDPOA’s Training Scheme Initiative

The International DP Operators Association (IDPOA) has been hard at work on a new program to aid self funded DPO’s gain the sea time needed for an

September 10, 2009
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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

A Brief History of Dynamic Positioning

Dynamic Positioning (DP) has come a long way in the 58 years since its inception, developing alongside the oil industry.  Today its applications are as varied

August 25, 2009
Total Views: 205

Friday, July 3, 2009
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Dynamic Positioning Operators – The IDPOA Officially Launches

This week gCaptain was excited to learn of a new organization that looks to provide leadership to the international community of mariners that specialize in

July 3, 2009
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, July 1, 2008
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Poll – Best Non-Required Training Class

What non-required training class are you most likely to take. ( surveys) Course Details: Major Emergency Managment High Angle Rope Rescue Sail Training Dynamic

July 1, 2008
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, February 5, 2008
USCG

eLORAN 101 – The Return Of LORAN C?

Could it be time to dig out your old ten point dividers and loran-c charts? Probably not but the same technology behind these devices is making a comeback.

February 5, 2008
Total Views: 13