Dynamic Positioning

Dynamic Positioning Training Center Launched in Shanghai

C-MAR, an international marine and offshore services provider, and the Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) has officially launched the Dynamic Positioning training

EIVA Teams Up with Trimble

As of 15 May, it is possible for customers in the Nordic countries to buy offshore positioning solutions from Trimble through EIVA. By adding Trimble to the list of companies EIVA represents,

ICTSI Shows Interest in Greece's Port

 Philippines head quartered International Container Terminal Services Inc. has expressed interest in a majority stake in Piraeus port in Greece, says a report in AFP.

Baltika's DP and Autopilot Pass Ice Trials

The dynamic positioning control system and autopilot onboard the icebreaking rescue and emergency vessel Baltika have been approved as meeting performance expectations,

Say No to Maritime Silk Road China: Indonesian leader

 Sultan of the Yogyakarta Sultanate in Indonesia Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X asked President Joko Widodo to reject the Chinese government bid to link the World

Ulstein Debuts Heavy Lift Designs

  Ulstein introduces the HX103 and HX104 designs, DP3 vessels with heavy-lift capability and large outreach combined with a large open deck space and accommodation for 350 and 500 people.

US Approves Ferry Service to Cuba

 The United States Treasury Department has authorized passenger ferry services to Cuba for the first time in more than a half-century, in a major step in improving relations between the two countries.

IMCA Publishes Guidelines for DP OSV Safe Operations

Reliable and robust methods of positioning are required for safe vessel operations in close proximity to offshore installations. Dynamic positioning (DP) is well-established

Greece to Privatize Piraeus Port

 Greece will proceed with the sale of stakes in strategic assets such as the port of Piraeus, says a report in Bloomberg.   The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund,

Arctic Whitening Might Help Ice But Not Climate

 The attempt to artificially whiten the surface of the Arctic Ocean and offset climate change will not be able to reduce global temperatures substantially. It could

Finland Fires at Suspected Foreign Submarine near Helsinki

 A report by the AP said that the Finnish military says it has dropped depth charges onto a suspected submarine in the sea outside Helsinki after twice detecting

DNV GL Issues Design Guidelines for DP Operations

  Advanced dynamic positioning (DP) vessels can now meet critical safety regulations while gaining operational flexibility, efficiency and cost savings through new design and monitoring methods.

C-MAR, SMU Open China-UK DP Training Facility

C-MAR and the Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) has officially launched the Dynamic Positioning training facility (DPC-SMU) at a special ceremony in Shanghai.

Harkand Haldane DP3 Dive Support Vessel: A New Wave of DSV

The Harkand Haldane is a DP3 dive support vessel currently being designed and built in Europe to reduce downtime in the North Sea’s winter marginal weather months.

Eastern Launches MPSV for Hornbeck Offshore

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. launched the HOS Warland (Hull 241) on Friday March 6, 2015 for Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC. The HOS Warland is Eastern’s first

Kongsberg Simulators to Enhance GoM Offshore Training

‘Fideicomiso de Formación y Capacitación para el Personal de la Marina Mercante Nacional’ (FIDENA), on behalf of Mexico’s Secretariat of Communications and Transportation

U.S. Ports Expands to be with Panama’s $5 Billion Canal Upgrade

 A report in the USA Today says that the U.S. ports are busy deepening harbors and building bigger terminals to draw the bigger ships. Across the USA, public ports

China Shipbuilders may Merge to Stay Afloat

 The China's four state-run shipping-related companies  are reportedly in the initial phases of combining units in order to beef up the national shipbuilding industry, says local media.

Dual Accreditation for VSTEP DP Simulators

In a timespan of one month, three types of VSTEP Dynamic Positioning Simulators have been officially certified and accredited by the Nautical Institute and Det

DP System Donated to NTNU Research Vessel

Kongsberg Maritime has donated and installed a K-Pos Dynamic Positioning System aboard the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) owned R/V Gunnerus research vessel.

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