Dynamic Positioning Familiarization

The purpose of this course is to provide basis knowledge about Dynamic Positioning to a standard adequate to fulfil the requirements of the industry and of the various legal bodies and institutions involved.


The training will follow elements from the programme for DP basic as outlined by the Nautical Institute Scheme of Training which follows the recommendations contained in The International Marine Contractors Association (The IMCA) guidelines.

  • Outlining the national and international rules and regulations valid for Dynamic Positioning operations
  • Practise the basic functions of the Dynamic Positioning systems by means of a DP simulator
  • Position Reference Systems
  • System structure
  • Learn about general Dynamic Positioning principles and Positioning Reference systems.

    Gain adequate knowledge to participate in the Dynamic Positioning Technical Course.