6. February 2017

How to Become a Dynamic Positioning Operator With an Unlimited Certificate

The energy companies have stopped many offshore projects, where DP operators were needed due to the global oil crisis. Thus, finding a vacancy is nowadays rather complicated, despite the expanding gas carrier market (VLGC). However, you may feel it is the right time to invest in training for a new qualification. There are still rigs out there which […]
22. June 2015

Dynamic Positioning: Should I rely on DP 2 or DP 3?

In the last article, we pointed out why the offshore industry needs dynamic positioning and what challenges shipping companies are facing as a result. However, there is an even safer dynamic positioning system called “DP 3.” As described before DP 2 is used in avoiding a fatal single point of failure by providing the ship with redundant systems. […]