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DP Introduction Course, Remote


The course will be conducted remotely with online live instructor through Video conferencing, and the participants will be given access to individual generic DP Software.

The course will highlight key guidelines and documentation affecting the management and operation of DP vessels so that participants are able to support or manage safe and efficient DP vessel operations. This course now follows the recommendations contained in The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) guidelines.


After the course the participants are able to explain the basic principles of Dynamic Positioning (DP) and the advantages and limitations that DP control of vessels offers.



Designed for fleet managers and other client, office, offshore, project or technical personnel who have a need for general knowledge about dynamic positioning.

No special previous competence required

Compliant with IMCA 117, appendix 3


DP Introduction Course


To have the best outcome of the course, you should have access to a PC with a Monitor of minimum 22” or a lap-top with an additional monitor is recommended.  

Systems recommended are:

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in


The course will be arranged in the Time Zone of the geographical location listed for the course. To pinpoint the Time Zone of the host location, click to open Time Zone Converter.


Scheduled Courses

Courses with future dates

  • Date Duration Subject Location Price
  • 10 Aug 21—11 Aug 21 2 days DP Introduction Course, Remote Aberdeen GBP 995.00 Book
  • 16 Sep 21—17 Sep 21 2 days DP Introduction Course, Remote New Orleans USD 1000.00 Book
  • 20 Dec 21—21 Dec 21 2 days DP Introduction Course, Remote Houston USD 1000.00 Book

E-Learning courses

No e-learning courses are currently scheduled.