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Commercial Diving

DP Introduction Course

About This Course

The course will highlight key guidelines and documentation affecting the management and operation of DP vessels so that participants are able to support or manage safe and efficient DP vessel operations. This course now follows the recommendations contained in The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) guidelines.

After the course, the participants are able to explain the basic principles of Dynamic Positioning (DP) and the advantages and limitations that DP control of vessels offers.

The course documentation is in English and the course will be held in English. No previous or special knowledge is required.


  • Role and Certification of DP operators
  • The functions of a DP system, Vessel Model and DP principles
  • DP system definitions, elements of a DP system, DP system redundancy and Class Requirements
  • IMCA guidance for DP vessel operation
  • Rules and regulations
  • DP Checklists and FMEA
  • Demonstration and practical exercises
  • Introduction to sensors and position reference systems and the DP system’s use of position measurements
  • Vessel capability, DP consequence analysis and DP motion prediction
  • DP Alert System
  • Thrusters and manoeuvring systems
  • Power systems and Blackout Prevention
  • Documentation
  • How to communicate with Kongsberg Maritime
  • Customer Support Tools and Web documentation
  • Open discussions

Upon successful completion of the 2-day course, you will be given a certificate of attendance.


Designed for fleet managers and other client, office, offshore, project or technical personnel who have a need for general knowledge about dynamic positioning.


Maximum: 9 participants


The participants knowledge will be tested by Kongsberg Martime’s assessment system.


 Mode of Study  Full-time
 Course Fees  SGD$ 2,000.00 (exclusive of GST)

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