Kongsberg Maritime DP Digital Survey application

(CEST) 30 min Webinar
The offshore industry is undergoing a fundamental change through the digitalization of the major components of a DP system.

Digital technologies enable all DP sub-systems like power, propulsion, control, sensors and auxiliary equipment, to share data on a network. This data can be harvested and analyzed in a systematic and consistent way.

The IMO MSC.1/Circ.1580 requires an Annual survey for every DP vessel. Traditionally, this required the vessel to be off hire, and was a paper-based process with hand written notes. This paper describes the development of a DP Digital Survey application which will replace the traditional method while simultaneously lifting the quality and consistency of the DP Annual trials to an unprecedented level.

Collaboration between owner, equipment supplier and class society are of paramount importance while defining the stakeholder requirements for this advanced survey application. This paper will inform the offshore industry about two pilot projects which were executed in 2019. We will present the potential of the DP Digital Survey to execute incremental testing during non-productive time, reduce the overall costs of DP Annual trials and improve the competence of key DP personnel.

We will also present how these methods can be applied to other areas of the DP operation to enable safer and more efficient performance.

Captain Harry Verhoeven
Captain Harry Verhoeven, Product Advisor, Positioning & Maneuvering Systems @Kongsberg Maritime

Time:         May 06, 2020 17:00 (CEST)Oslo
Venue:       Webinar

Harry joined Kongsberg Maritime in December 2011 as Product Manager DP and Manoeuvring, after having sailed for 40 years as deck officer, Senior DPO, Captain and OIM. In January 2017 he was appointed as Product Advisor DP with focus on Maritime Operations.

He obtained his 2nd mate certificate in 1973 and sailed worldwide for the merchant marine.

And joined the offshore industry in March 1983 and sailed as first mate/senior DPO and Night Master on several Diving Support Vessels. In March 1986, he joined Allseas and was part of the team which build and put into operation the PLV “Lorelay”.

Appointed as Master of the DSV Stena Mayo in January 1988 and as Captain/OIM on the semi MSV Amethyst in October 1988.
In 1997, he joined Smedvig Offshore as Captain/OIM on the DP3 rig West Venture and moved to South Korea in 2006 as marine engineer and Captain/OIM on a Seadrill newbuild project. In 2008 appointed as rig leader in the Asia-Pacific area.