DP Publications

Following is a filtered list of IMCA publications related to dynamic positioning (DP).

Reference Published Title Date Current Document
IMCA M 134 A comparison of moored and dynamically positioned diving support vessels Aug 1997
IMCA M 206 A guide to DP electrical power and control systems Sep 2016
IMCA M 109 A guide to DP-related documentation for DP vessels Jan 2019 Rev. 3
IMCA M 174 A review of the Artemis Mark V positioning system Jun 2016
IMCA M 121 DP position loss risks in shallow water Oct 2016
IMCA M 225 Example redundancy concept and annual DP trials for a DP class 3 construction vessel Oct 2014
IMCA M 219 Example specification for a DP FMEA for a new DP vessel Jul 2017 Rev. 0.1
118 DPVOA Failure modes of the Artemis Mk IV position referencing system May 1994
IMCA M 190 Guidance for developing and conducting DP annual trials programmes Jan 2020 Rev. 2.1
IMCA M 223 Guidance for the positioning of dynamically positioned (DP) jack-up vessels on and off the seabed Jun 2018
IMCA M 166 Guidance on failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) Oct 2019 Rev. 2
IMCA M 220 Guidance on operational activity planning Dec 2017 Rev. 1
IMCA D 046 Guidance on operational communications Aug 2016
IMCA M 224 Guidance on RADius relative positioning system Feb 2013
IMCA M 203 Guidance on simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) Aug 2016
IMCA M 196 Guidance on the design, selection, installation and use of uninterruptible power supplies on-board vessels Sep 2016 Rev. 1
IMCA M 159 Guidance on thruster-assisted station keeping by FPSOs and similar turret-moored vessels Oct 2016
IMCA M 247 Guidance to identify DP system components and their failure modes Nov 2018
IMCA M 103 Guidelines for the design and operation of dynamically positioned vessels Jan 2019 Rev. 4
245 IMO Guidelines for vessels and units with dynamic positioning (DP) systems (MSC.1/Circ. 1580) Aug 2017
113 IMO Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning systems (MSC Circular 645) Jun 1994
182 MSF International guidelines for the safe operation of dynamically positioned offshore supply vessels Nov 2018 Rev. 3
IMCA M 217 Offshore vessel high voltage safety Oct 2012
IMCA M 209 RadaScan microwave radar sensor for dynamic positioning operations Jan 2017 Rev. 1
IMCA M 115 Risk analysis of collision of dynamically positioned support vessels with offshore installations Jul 2016
IMCA M 125 Safety interface document for a DP vessel working near an offshore platform Sep 2016
IMCA M 140 Specification for DP capability plots Jan 2017 Rev. 1
IMCA M 117 The training and experience of key DP personnel Sep 2016 Rev. 2
IMCA M 216 Thruster integrity management guidance Feb 2019 Rev. 1

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