Sea Time Reduction

  • Offshore Dynamic Positioning Systems


The Sea Time Reduction course should be an opportunity for the trainee to spend extended and intense periods of time on DP station keeping and should challenge the trainee to enhance, consolidate and demonstrate:

  • Their knowledge of the DP system and additional equipment and instruments
  • Their situational awareness
  • Their communication and teamwork skills
  • Their ability to analyze trends and pre-empt problems before they arise
  • Their ability to evaluate and respond to alarms, faults and emergencies with calm, reason and confidence
  • Their ability to complete such administrative and safety-related procedures as completing checklists, filling in logs and performing thorough watch handovers.
  • The following are examples of the typical operational areas that should be considered:
    • Saturation and air dive support
    • Sub-sea construction and heavy lift
    • ROV operations
    • OSV operations
    • Cable and pipe laying operations

      Course requirement:
      • Attendance and completion of Dynamic Positioning Simulator/Advanced course
      • Deck Officer (STCW Regulation II/1 - II/2 - II/3) / Engineer (STCW Regulation III/1 – III /2 – III/3) Certificate of Competence.


      Offshore Dynamic Positioning Simulators


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