Providing assurance for DP operations lies at the heart of the presentation being given by Captain , Technical Adviser – Marine, the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) at the 9th Dynamic Positioning Asia 2019 conference and exhibition in Singapore 2-4 July. Speaking in a session devoted to ‘Competency of DP Personnel and Practitioners’ on 3 … Continue reading “IMCA set to provide assurance for DP Operations at 9th DP Asia Conference”
The application process for the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme will open on 1 May. In preparation, IMCA has created a dedicated page on the IMCA website providing information on the scheme and the steps that those seeking accreditation need to undertake. “The aims of the scheme are to improve the … Continue reading “Countdown underway for start of IMCA’s DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme”
February 2019 Rev. 1 – Update of references, drawings. Inclusion of FMEA and FMECA. Removal of thruster types. Section on Thruster Selection and Specification.
1993 – Initial publication (109 DPVOA) February 2006 Rev.1 – Review and update of 109 DPVOA (IMCA M 109) June 2016 Rev. 2 – Review and update January 2019 Rev. 3 – Review and update
September 199 – Initial publication (103 DPVOA) February 1999 – Updates to legislation and references (IMCA M 103) December 2007 Rev. 1 – To reflect DP changes and Developments April 2016 Rev. 2 – Full rewrite June 2016 – Minor amendment to section 3.4.3 February 2017 Rev. 3 – To ensure all references to heading … Continue reading “Guidelines for the design and operation of dynamically positioned vessels”
Rev. 0.1 – June 2018 – Minor changes made in order to ensure the guidance meets current industry good practice.
The Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning systems (MSC/Circ.645) were approved by MSC 63 in May 1994 to provide the industry with an international standard for dynamic positioning systems on all types of vessels (see ). It is recommended that the current Guidelines (MSC.1/Circ.1580) be applied to vessels and units constructed on or after 9 June 2017. … Continue reading “Guidelines for vessels and units with dynamic positioning (DP) systems (MSC.1/Circ. 1580)”