Dynamic Positioning Familiarization for Starfish

The purpose of the course is to give the participants knowledge of the vessel specific DP software of the Starfish newbuilding. In addition, the participants will gain knowledge of the vessel specific FMEA, power setup and operational possibilities of this.


The content of the course is:

Vessel specific DP software

  • Introduction to layout of vessel specific DP software
  • Introduction to new DP functions
  • Exercises on DP trainers

Position Reference Systems

  • Overview of position reference systems delivered for Starfish (Seatex 5D, Spottrack, Radius, HiPAP)
  • ‘Hands on’ exercise on Seatex 5D
  • ‘Hands on’ exercise on Spottrack (Requires delivery from KM)
  • ‘Hands on’ exercise on HiPAP trainer

Vessel specific power setup

  • Introduction to Hybrid power philosophy based on MSS technical input (introduction carried out by MSS or course material received by MSS)
  • Introduction to vessel specific power setup (introduction carried out by MSS or course material received by MSS)
  • Introduction to operational considerations for power set up

Vessel specific FMEA

  • Introduction to the requirements for FMEA
  • Introduction to MSS FMEA trial program
  • Vessel specific FMEA in details
  • knowledge in the vessel specific DP software and be able to describe operational conditions for the use of new functions in the DP system
  • knowledge in the position Reference Systems delivered on board the Starfish new build and be able to operate it for DP operation and
  • recognize unstable conditions
  • knowledge in Hybrid Power philosophy
  • Understanding of the vessel specific power set up
  • Understanding of operational considerations for the power set up
  • knowledge of the requirement for FMEA and MSS FMEA trial program
  • Have understanding of the vessel specific FMEA