Dynamic Positioning News


DP incidents still under-reported

Jun 28, 2016

Seventy one accounts of incidents that took place in 2014 on 54 vessels were submitted for the annual Dynamic positioning station keeping incidents: Incidents for 2014 (M 231) report, produced by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)…

Sounding the alarm

Jun 01, 2016

Michael Cole, Fugro’s manager of survey prospects, explains how dynamic alarms coupled with office assisted remote services, can help provide better early warnings and navigation for end users. Vessel…

DNV GL issues closed-bus DP guideline

Apr 29, 2015

Advanced dynamic positioning (DP) vessels can now meet critical safety regulations while gaining operational flexibility, efficiency and cost savings through new design and monitoring methods. More operators are asking their drilling…

ABB wins Wuchang Shipbuilding contract

Dec 08, 2014

A new offshore construction vessel, to be built by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group Co. will be the first to include ABB’s integrated power and automation solution, which consists of the company’s power, propulsion, and 800xA control and safety system…

Aqualis Offshore enters Mexico

Sep 08, 2014

Marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore opened an office in Mexico City, Mexico. This is the tenth country the company has entered since starting operations just over a year ago. In addition, Aqualis Offshore will this month…

Kongsberg secures Chinese contracts

Jul 18, 2014

Kongsberg Maritime’s ‘Full Picture’ solution has been selected by Chinese and Korean shipbuilders for 13 advanced newbuild offshore vessels with a total value of NOK330 million. Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co. (DSIC), CIMC Raffles (CIMC)…

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