Dynamic Positioning Induction Course

€1,350 EUR

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Dynamic Positioning Induction
Training School:
Novikontas Maritime College
Rīga, Latvia
4 days

Objectives of the course:

Those who successfully complete this course should have acquired a knowledge of the principles of Dynamic Positioning, be able to set up a Dynamic Positioning system and have an understanding of the practical operation of associated equipment, including position reference systems. Trainees should be able to recognize and respond to the various alarms, warning and information messages. Trainees should also be able to relate the DP installation to the ship system, e.g. power supply, maneuvering facility, available position reference systems and nature of work. Trainees should also be able to relate DP operations to the existing environmental conditions of wind, sea state, current and vessel movement.

The course is approved by Nautical Institute Ltd UK and DP Induction course covers the following topics:

  • Principles of DP;
  • Elements of a Dynamic Positioning system;
  • Practical operation of a DP system;
  • Position reference systems;
  • Environment sensors and ancillary equipment;
  • Power generation and supply and propulsion;
  • Operations using DP.

Entry Requirements

The minimum STCW qualification that a person wishing to enter The Nautical Institute DP Training Scheme must hold is:
Regulation II/1 - II/2 - II/3 Deck or
Regulation III/1 – III /2 – III/3 Engine or
Regulation III/6 ETO

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