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Please, make Your payment for the reservation of the course not later than 2 banking days before the start of the course.

  Date Time Cost  
On request 09:00 to 17:00 On request
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This course is a full-mission bridge simulator based course offered at Lerus Training Centre. It covers basic maneuvering and ship handling theories; berthing and un-berthing applications; mooring seamanship; transit navigation/collision avoidance; vessel pre- arrival and final approach to offshore installations, and interaction and maintaining close proximity maneuvers at installation. The course is conducted by a senior anchor handler.

Target Audience

  • Licensed 3rd and 2nd mates
  • Deck cadet in final academic year or having received CoC, awaiting ship assignment
  • Deck officers returning to offshore after 2 to 3 years absence
  • Deck officers coming from Merchant Marine service

Course Prerequisites

No prerequisites for this training course


  • Basic bridge team management skills
  • Introduction to Dynamic Positioning
  • Case studies and accident analysis
  • Calculation of wind/current, and their influence on the operation
  • Safety of personnel, vessels, offshore installations and the environment
  • Planning of operation
  • Risk assessment
  • Management of change
  • Contingency planning of thruster, rudder and propeller failure
  • Contingency operation during thruster, rudder and propeller failure
  • Contingency operation in the event of a semi-blackout
  • Execute an operation connected to a rig during rapid changes in current, wind direction and speed
  • Training safely and correctly the changeover between forward and aft bridge
  • Training safely and correctly the changeover between manual, joystick and dynamic positioning maneuvering modes


The participants, should upon completion of the course, demonstrate conning ability of the vessel in different operational situations.

Admission Requirements

Participants must have a COC (STCW 2010, Sections A-II/1 & A-II/2), seaman’s book, valid medical certificate and valid photo ID


Theoretical and practical assessment


4 days


Maximum 5


This course will be conducted in English

The Nautical Institute approved Dynamic Positioning training provider (DP Basic / Advanced / Maintenance Courses)        

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