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  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has taken a step towards developing its Smart Marine capabilities as it tested the remote control of ship operations. The testing, which involved driving the vessel through a sequence of manoeuvres using a combination of Dynamic Positioning (DP) and manual joystick control, was carried out on August 21 off the North Sea coast […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2019

    The dynamic positioning shuttle tankers will operate in the North Sea.

  • 8 July 2009

    The International Dynamic Positioning Operators Association (IDPOA) was launched at the inaugural European Dynamic Positioning Conference in London, on June 29. The new not-for-profit professional body provides a representative voice to the maritime industry, while working to enhance and improve the professional interests of DPO’s and related companies worldwide, offering news, industry debate, training, recruitment […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Representatives from Norway’s shipbuilding industry recently gathered in Ålesund for a Dynamic Positioning (DP) sensor technologies workshop held by Sonardyne International Ltd., Guidance Marine and Veripos. Vessel operators, shipyards, dynamic positioning suppliers and system integrators from across the region gathered to discover the latest advances in Position Monitoring Equipment (PME) and discuss the future requirements […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has released the ABS Guide for Dynamic Positioning Systems as a significant update to present classification requirements to reflect industry advancements in the use of dynamic positioning (DP) systems. “The use of DP systems has been expanded not only in terms of the […]

  • 11 December 2013

    GE’s Power Conversion business has again demonstrated its strength in this sector by winning a contract for the supply of dynamic positioning (DP) for a vessel Floating Accommodation Unit that Cosco (Nantong) Shipyard is building for Logitel Offshore, that has an exclusive license agreement to use the proprietary Sevan Marine design within the floating accommodation […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sonardyne International Ltd., in conjunction with Guidance Navigation and Veripos, recently held a free one-day user workshop focusing exclusively on the latest advances in Dynamic Positioning (DP) reference sensor technologies. More than 50 industry experts from a wide selection of companies gathered in Houston to review current state-of-the-art Position Monitoring Equipment (PME) solutions and to […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from Norway’s shipbuilding industry recently gathered in Ålesund for a Dynamic Positioning (DP) sensor technologies workshop held by Sonardyne International Ltd., Guidance Marine and Veripos. Vessel operators, shipyards, dynamic positioning suppliers and system integrators from across the region gathered to discover the latest advances in Position Monitoring Equipment (PME) and discuss the future requirements […]

  • 25 January 2013

    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has released the ABS Guide for Dynamic Positioning Systems as a significant update to present classification requirements to reflect industry advancements in the use of dynamic positioning (DP) systems. “The use of DP systems has been expanded not only in terms of the […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Equipment

    C-MAR, an international marine and offshore services provider, and the Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) have officially launched the Dynamic Positioning training facility (DPC-SMU) at a ceremony in Shanghai, China. C-MAR will provide dynamic positioning (DP) training to Chinese nationals and vessel operators in the offshore oil and gas sector. According to C-MAR, with 50% of […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Mojo Maritime’s HF4 has demonstrated its DP (Dynamic Positioning) performance and manoeuvring characteristics based on results of simulations recently undertaken. Mojo Maritime has concluded the design of the advanced DP system in collaboration with GE and Voith Turbo and it has been tested in DP simulations and ship-handling simulators respectively. These systems provide an accurate […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Equipment

    Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with the shipyard group Vard for its latest DP3 dynamic positioning system to be installed on two new offshore construction vessels.   Dynamic positioning (DP) control systems allow vessels to be held in exact position, when anchoring is not possible, by using satellite technology to enable automatic control of the vessel’s thrusters. […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Installing tidal energy devices is both costly and technically challenging, but a new Dynamic Positioning (DP) flat-top barge could be the answer that the industry has been waiting for. Adding DP capability to a versatile flat-top barge offers a real cost effective tidal energy installation solution with multiple benefits. Successfully installing devices in locations with […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading provider of innovative products, solutions and services, has signed a repeat integrated solution order with the Cosco (Qidong) Offshore Co.Ltd shipyard covering another DP3 Dynamically Positioned offshore accommodation rig being built for Singapore based Axis Offshore. The Wärtsilä solution includes the main power generation system, the propulsion system, the electric […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    GE’s Power Conversion business has received a contract for the supply of dynamic positioning (DP) for a vessel Floating Accommodation Unit that Cosco (Nantong) Shipyard in Nantong City, China, is building for Logitel Offshore, the Singapore-based floating logistics and accommodation rig owner that has an exclusive license agreement to use the proprietary Sevan Marine design […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    GE’s Power Conversion business announced that they are bringing enhanced operability to the company’s Dynamic Positioning (DP) system. The latest version, being launched at OTC, is more energy-efficient, better integrated, and—most importantly—more ’mariner friendly’. “We are giving ship control back to the mariners,” says Paul English, Marine Leader of GE Power Conversion. Since they were […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Mojo Maritime’s HF4 has demonstrated its DP (Dynamic Positioning) performance and manoeuvring characteristics based on results of simulations recently undertaken. Mojo Maritime has concluded the design of the advanced DP system in collaboration with GE and Voith Turbo and it has been tested in DP simulations and ship-handling simulators respectively. These systems provide an accurate […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Technology Society Dynamic Positioning Committee has honoured Dr Steven Cargill, one of GL Noble Denton’s leading technical authorities, with its 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award. The prize recognises Steven’s contribution to the field of dynamic positioning (DP) throughout his 28-year career within the oil and gas industry. It pays tribute to his success in […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shell has sealed a deal with AET to build and operate a new dynamic positioning shuttle tanker.