Dynamic Positioning News

 

DP Conference: Call for Papers

Apr 25, 2017

As the offshore oil and gas industry continues to rebound, so will the demand for dynamic positioning technology and services. The annual Dynamic Positioning Conference provides an annual forum for discussion and for exchange of knowledge, experience, new technology and technical know-how associated with the use, evolving technology and application of dynamic positioning. Each year, the conference…

Reygar's BareFleet Remote Monitoring Hit Milestone; New Hires Announced

Mar 12, 2020

Reygar announced that its BareFLEET remote monitoring system is now in use on 100 vessels worldwide. The growth is in step with a general migration to digital solutions across the maritime sector, and the milestone is punctuated as Reygar expands…

RVOS Retrofits Fleet for DP Ops

Jul 05, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services  (RVOS) has contracted Netherlands-based Praxis Automation Technology to deliver dynamic positioning systems for its fleet of offshore support vessels (OSVs) operating out of the country. RVOS…

OSVDPA Accredits Texas A&M Maritime Academy

Aug 28, 2018

A&M becomes first U.S. Maritime Academy to teach accredited DP courses.The Offshore Service Vessel Dynamic Positioning Authority (OSVDPA) has announced that Texas A&M Maritime Academy (TAMMA) is accredited to provide OSVDPA courses to its cadets…

AET and Shell Sign DPST Contract

Aug 20, 2018

Shuttle tanker owner AET, a wholly-owned subsidiary of  Malaysia's MISC Group, has won its first contract with Shell in Brazil to time charter one new-build dynamic positioning shuttle tanker (DPST).AET earlier this year sealed a long-term charter…

New DPS Repositioning Function for Boats

Aug 05, 2018

Volvo Penta is enhancing its Dynamic Positioning System to include Repositioning functionality, meaning boaters will be able to make minor alterations to their vessel’s position with a simple tap of the joystick.The feature is the latest element of the company’s Dynamic Positioning System (DPS)…

Bhagwan Marine Expands Fleet

Aug 01, 2018

Just months after moving its corporate headquarters to Perth in order to strengthen relationships with Western Australia’s largest Oil & Gas clients, Bhagwan Marine has expanded its fleet further to meet the needs of those clients.The CMV Athos…

Global Maritime Appoints Frank as US Country Manager

Jun 25, 2018

Global Maritime appointed Eric Frank to oversee its’ United States operations based out of Houston. Frank, who will also be responsible for Global Maritime’s Dynamic Positioning (DP) services throughout the US, brings 27 years’ offshore and…

DNV GL Launches D-Class

Dec 03, 2017

DNV GL has launched a “D-Class” (Data Smart Classification) joint development project to develop an innovative Dynamic positioning (DP) verification approach. In a series of workshops DNV GL is seeking input from the industry regarding the goals…

MOL Succeeds in 'Visualization at Sea'

Nov 30, 2017

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced a joint success with Japan Radio  and JSAT MOBILE Communications in building a network that shares data recorded in Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) by using Fleet Xpress provided by Inmarsat, a high-capacity…

Inmarsat Launches SafetyNET II

Nov 14, 2017

Inmarsat has launched a vital new service, SafetyNET II, for Maritime Safety Information Providers (MSIPs), marking a key stage in upgrading the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), which helps to save thousands of lives at sea each year…

Beagle Star to Use Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress for Superyachts

Nov 02, 2017

Inmarsat has launched a new and flexible Fleet Xpress plan for superyachts to address the seasonal luxury market, and through its partner e3 Systems has signed up the first superyacht Beagle Star V, a luxury sail yacht, to the plan. The…

KVH TracPhone V7-HTS System Delivers Maritime Broadband

Oct 31, 2017

An advanced, 60 cm marine satellite antenna system designed to consistently deliver the fastest data speeds globally to the maritime market will be unveiled tomorrow by KVH Industries, Inc., at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, in Florida…

Seacroft Hires Pearce as Engineering & DP Manager

Jul 20, 2017

Aberdeen-based Seacroft Marine Consultants said it has appointed Richard Pearce as Marine Engineering and Dynamic Positioning (DP) Manager, as the firm looks to develop more specialized offshore marine projects. Pearce brings to the role…

Hazard Map to Supplement 'Capt.'s DOSCA'

May 24, 2017

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will add a hazard map to the Captain's Dynamic Operation System for Counter planning and Analysis (Capt.'s DOSCA), which is provided by Weathernews, and used onboard MOL ships when they are underway. MOL already uses the system on many of its operated vessels…

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