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  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will open application process for its DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme on May 01, 2019. “The aims of the scheme are to improve the consistency and conduct of DP trials throughout our industry; and to set a recognized level of knowledge for DP practitioners responsible for developing, witnessing and reporting of […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has just published ‘Example Redundancy Concept and Annual DP Trials for a DP Class 3 Construction Vessel’ (IMCA M 225). It’s a companion volume to ‘Guidance for developing and conducting annual DP trials programmes for DP vessels’ (IMCA M 190 – published in 2011), which described the method for […]

  • 3 May 2019

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has opened the application process for the DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme. Two categories of practitioners are eligible for accreditation, a DP Trials and Assurance Practitioner and a company DP Authority. Captain Andy Goldsmith, IMCA’s technical adviser – Marine said: “The scheme aims to improve the consistency and conduct of DP […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As befits the 50th anniversary of the advent of dynamic positioning (DP), the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has turned the spotlight on this invaluable technology. Earlier this year ‘Guidance for developing and conducting annual DP trials programmes for DP vessels’ (IMCA M 190) was published. Now a complementary publication ‘Example of an Annual DP […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Helix Energy Solutions’ newbuild semi-submersible well intervention vessel, the Q7000, has started DP trials in Singapore.  According to the company’s social media update, the trials began on Monday. In addition, Helix entered into a contract with an undisclosed client to deploy the vessel in Nigeria in January 2020. The Q7000 will be performing subsea workover […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As befits the 50th anniversary of the advent of dynamic positioning (DP), the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has turned the spotlight on this invaluable technology. Earlier this year ‘Guidance for developing and conducting annual DP trials programmes for DP vessels’ (IMCA M 190) was published. Now a complementary publication ‘Example of an Annual DP […]

  • 4 March 2012

    To meet the growing demand for dynamic positioning (DP) services in the North Sea and broaden the reach of the company’s global offshore offering, GL Noble Denton has established a dedicated DP team at its offices in Stavanger, Norway. The company already serves a wide range of clients from its DP centres in Aberdeen, Houston, […]

  • 2 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    To meet the growing demand for dynamic positioning (DP) services in the North Sea and broaden the reach of the company’s global offshore offering, GL Noble Denton has established a dedicated DP team at its offices in Stavanger, Norway. The company already serves a wide range of clients from its DP centres in Aberdeen, Houston, […]

  • 2 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    To meet the growing demand for dynamic positioning (DP) services in the North Sea and broaden the reach of the company’s global offshore offering, GL Noble Denton has established a dedicated DP team at its offices in Stavanger, Norway. The company already serves a wide range of clients from its DP centres in Aberdeen, Houston, […]

  • 14 February 2014

    SAL Offshore’s main vessel, the DP Class II MV Lone, equipped with Work Class ROV, successfully installed the VOITH Hytide 1000-13 tidal turbine. Coming directly from her previous employment on the Parbuckling Project (Costa Concordia), the MV Lone proceeded to Stavanger in Norway to mobilize an ROV spread and project equipment. The mobilization was completed […]

  • 1 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (August 26 – September 01). TechnipFMC Splits in Two JFD to Re-Establish Closed Bell Diver Training WATCH: Wintershall Wraps Up Nova Subsea Setup Charter Extension for Bourbon Oceanteam 101 Helix’ Q7000 Begins DP Trials in Singapore

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Aberdeen-based marine assurance specialist Seacroft Marine Consultants has appointed John Whitham to lead its Dynamic Positioning function, which supports marine operations in the offshore oil, gas and renewables sectors. Whitham has over 33 years experience in the marine sector – 23 years at sea, 11 of these as chief engineer on offshore supply and anchor […]

  • 9 August 2016

    Allseas’ dynamically positioned single-lift installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel, the Pioneering Spirit, installed the 5500 t test platform topsides on the substructure in the K-13 field in the North Sea on Sunday, August 7.  This follows recent completion of commissioning of the topsides lift system and completion of the major part of the harbor test program after […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Classification society DNV GL, Kongsberg Maritime and Subsea 7 have concluded the pilot testing of Kongsberg Maritime’s DP Digital Survey (KMDS) application on board the Subsea 7 vessel Seven Kestrel. The pilot tested the use of a remote digital verification tool for testing dynamic positioning (DP) systems as part of DNV GL’s D-Class project. In […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    SAL Offshore has published a video which provides great insight into an example of a prototype tidal turbine installation. Filmed in September 2013 the video shows the first time the Voith turbine is deployed in the turbulent tidal conditions at EMEC’s tidal test site at the Fall of Warness, off Eday. The video begins in […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) has selected GL Noble Denton to undertake dynamic positioning (DP) assurance services across the company’s technologically advanced fleet of vessels. GL Noble Denton’s team of DP engineers will support HOS to further develop internal dynamic positioning operating standards across 55 DP-capable offshore service vessels and a fleet of new-build platform services […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) has selected GL Noble Denton to undertake dynamic positioning (DP) assurance services across the company’s technologically advanced fleet of vessels. GL Noble Denton’s team of DP engineers will support HOS to further develop internal dynamic positioning operating standards across 55 DP-capable offshore service vessels and a fleet of new-build platform services […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    USA’s Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) has selected GL Noble Denton to undertake dynamic positioning (DP) assurance services across the company’s technologically advanced fleet of vessels. GL Noble Denton’s team of DP engineers will support HOS to further develop internal dynamic positioning operating standards across 55 DP-capable offshore service vessels and a fleet of new-build platform […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Vessels

    Kooiman Marine Group has completed the conversion of Zwerver I multi-purpose DP-2 support vessel, owned by Van Stee Offshore. The Zwerver I is equipped with eight thrusters, two spud poles, a 4/5-point mooring system with an anchor line capacity of 1400 m and accommodation for 58 people, including crew. The vessel is suitable for carrying […]

  • 12 November 2013

    On Thursday 28 November, the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will hold the first ever meeting of its long-established Europe & Africa Section in Germany, where offshore renewables will be in focus. “IMCA established an offshore renewables workgroup in 2011 following growing concerns regarding safety in the offshore wind construction industry,” explains the association’s Technical […]

  • 12 November 2013

    On Thursday 28 November, the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will hold the first ever meeting of its long-established Europe & Africa Section in Germany, where offshore renewables will be in focus. “IMCA established an offshore renewables workgroup in 2011 following growing concerns regarding safety in the offshore wind construction industry,” explains the association’s Technical […]

  • 25 November 2016

    Students and researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) were given the opportunity to test their Dynamic Positioning (DP) algorithms in a full-scale setting. The trials took place in the Trondheimsfjord aboard the RV ‘Gunnerus’, the NTNU-owned research and education vessel for which Kongsberg donated K-Pos DP system in 2015. Called ‘The AMOS DP […]