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  DP Basic (Induction) Course


SIMS offshore training DP Centre, Govandi, Mumbai


5 days (Monday to Friday)

DP System:

Kongsberg KPos

Course Details:

Introduction to DP, Principles of DP, Power Management System, Position Reference Systems, DP Operations and Procedures/Checklists, Rules and Regulations, Essentials for the DPO


DP Basic Certificate (Nautical Institute approved)

Dates and Booking:

For further information email dp@samundra.comor call +91-22-67993545

This course is the first phase of the certification process stipulated by The Nautical Institute (UK). The Nautical Institute certification is an industry standard endorsement.

Course Objectives:

  • Impart knowledge of Dynamic Positioning (DP) and the related practical use of DP and the systems limitations.
  • Adequate training on operation of DP Systems, Position Reference Systems and the recognition of alarms and warnings.
  • The importance of position reference systems, their limitations and other DP related control systems including Power Management System.
  • The effect of wind, sea, current, tides and vessels movement relative to DP operations (Capability plots and footprint plots)
  • The working of offshore Industry and the type of vessels involved with Offshore Industry & use of DP systems on Offshore Vessels.
  • The operational procedures, as well as the Rules and Regulations that are required by DP Vessels.

Course Contents:

  • Definition of DP, DP systems and redundancy.
  • DP Systems functions and principles.
  • Types of DP vessels and the operations carried out by them.
  • Advantages and limitation of DP Systems.
  • Consequence analysis and Capability plots.
  • Procedures for operating DP systems.

Course Duration
: 5 Days.

Trainer Equipment: Kongsberg K-Pos II 

Eligibility Criteria:
Any Deck or Engine dept.seafarer in possession of Certificate of Competency (COC) or in the process of obtaining a COC. Certificate of Service (COS) holders and Radio Officers are also eligible as other Marine Vocational Qualification (on a case to case basis by Nautical Institute)

Batch Intake: 1 - 4 delegates per batch

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  ‣Deck Officer Training (DNS)
  ‣Engineer Officer Training (GME)
  ‣B.Tech Marine Engineer
  ‣2nd year of B.Tech Marine Engineer
  ‣Electro Technical Officer Training (ETO)
  ‣ Prospectus - DNS & B.Tech ‣ Prospectus - GME & ETO
  Course Application
  ‣Diploma In Nautical Science (DNS)
  ‣B.Tech Marine Engineering
  ‣Graduate Marine Engineer (GME)
  ‣Electro Technical Officer Training (ETO)
  ‣Diploma In Nautical Science (DNS)
  ‣B.Tech Marine Engineering
  ‣Graduate Marine Engineer (GME)
  ‣Electro Technical Officer Training (ETO)
  Prevention of Caste Based Discrimination
  ‣Mandatory Course
  ‣Value Added Course
  Course Schedule
  Course Application
  Online Verification of Certificates
  ‣DP Basic
  ‣DP Advanced
  ‣DP Maintenance
  Course Schedule
  Course Application
  Online Verification of Certificates