Tallinn University of Technology

Aim of the course:

The overall aim of the Dynamic Positioning Simulator course is to provide participants with further insight, experience and confidence in performing offshore operations under Dynamic Positioning control

Target group:

Navigators, Dynamic Positioning operator trainees and other users of Dynamic Positioning systems

Prerequisites:

Successfully completed Dynamic Positioning Induction Course (Phase 1)
60 days documented seagoing familiarisation on a DP capable vessel (Phase 2)
No more than 5 years between the Dynamic Positioning Simulator Course and the Dynamic Positioning Induction Course

Topics:

1. DP System - Theoretical Review (I) (8 h: Theoretical = 5 h; Practical = 3 h):
1.1. Introduction and Course Objectives
1.2. DP Systems warnings and alarms
1.3. Emergency Procedures
1.4. DP Vessel Operation Manual
1.5. Operational planning
1.6. Worksite approach
1.7. Final setting-up
1.8. DP Trials and FMEA
1.9. DP Incidents
1.10. Consequence analysis.
1.11. Familiarization with the DP bridge simulator Simulated Exercise: ROV Operation
2. DP System - Theoretical Review (II) (8 h: Theoretical = 3 h; Practical = 5 h):
2.1. Capability plots
2.2. Problems in deep and shallow water operations
2.3. DP Checklists
2.4. Simulated Exercise: Diving Operations
2.5. Simulated Exercise: Offshore Supply Operation
3. DP Simulated Operations (I) (7 h: Theoretical = 0 h; Practical = 7 h):
3.1. Simulated Exercise 4: Heavy Lift Operations
3.2. Simulated Exercise 5: Cable Laying Operation
4. DP Operations (7 h: Theoretical = 1 h; Practical = 6 h):
4.1. Risk Assessment
4.2. Simulated Exercise 6: Rock Dumping Operations

Study results:

At the end of course, trainee should be able to:
O-1.1: Be familiar with DP Advanced Course content and objectives;
O-1.2: Manage the DP system warning and alarms;
O-1.3: Exercise how to deal with DP emergencies, define and apply a risk assessment for DP operations.
O-1.4: Describe the DP Vessel Operation Manual;
O-1.5: Be able to prepare and be ready to execute an operational plan;
O-1.6: Elaborate upon a worksite approach.
O-1.7: Execute a final setting-up.
O-1.8: Explain the development and application of DP trials and FMEA.
O-1.9: Demonstrate how to deal with DP incidents.
O-1.10: Explain and apply the consequence analysis
O-1.11: Set up the DP bridge simulator and execute DPO's actions during a ROV operation.
O-2.1: Explaining the scope of capability plots and their usage;
O-2.2: Applying methods to counter attack problems in shallow and deep water operations;
O-2.3: Using DP checklists during operations;
O-2.4: Executing practical tasks of DP operator during diving operations;
O-2.5: Executing practical tasks of DP operator during offshore supply operations.
O-3.1: Execute DPO tasks during a Heavy Lift Operation;
O-3.2: Execute DPO tasks during a Cable Laying Operation.
O-4.1: Elaborate a risk assessment of a DP operation;
O-4.2: Execute DPO tasks during a Rock Dumping operation.

Language:

English

Volume:

contact study: 30 academic hours

Graduation document:

TalTech tunnistus

Lector:

Janis Sticenko

Contact:

Täiendusõpe, 6135588, marinetraining@taltech.ee

Price:

1400 €/participant

Location:

Kopli 101, Simulaatorikeskus

Location:

Kopli 101, Simulaatorikeskus

Price:

1400 €/participant

Volume:

contact study:
30 academic hours

Contact:

Täiendusõpe, 6135588, marinetraining@taltech.ee