$post_typeIMCA set to provide assurance for DP Operations at 9th DP Asia Conference

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”

$post_typeCountdown underway for start of IMCA’s DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme

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”

$post_typeThruster integrity management guidance

February 2019 Rev. 1 – Update of references, drawings. Inclusion of FMEA and FMECA. Removal of thruster types. Section on Thruster Selection and Specification.

$post_typeGuidelines for the design and operation of dynamically positioned vessels

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”

$post_typeGuidelines for vessels and units with dynamic positioning (DP) systems (MSC.1/Circ. 1580)

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)”