How to get a DP unlimited certificate? (NEW NI scheme)


This article is for all prospective DPOs who want to clarify the main phases of the new training scheme. The updated training scheme took effect on January 1, 2015. If you completed a DP Basic course before the new training scheme took effect, you have to follow the old certification scheme:

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Who is Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO)?


DPO is a person who in charge of control with Dynamic Positioning System. The purpose of this System is automatically maintain a vessel’s position and heading by using its own propellers and thrusters. As you know this is very complex task because DP System need to combine position reference sensors, wind sensors, motion sensors to calculate the impact of environmental forces that affect to vessels position. Continue reading