As part of Kongsberg Maritime’s plan to ramp up remote delivery of targeted education using digital platforms, Kongsberg is offering the first basic Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO) courses to be available fully remotely from start to finish, including the practical part of the training.
Marine and engineering consulting firm LOC has developed a remote Dynamic Positioning (DP) inspection service, allowing clients to comply with DP trials, regardless of the current limits on travel to vessels. This new service is an extension of the existing DP inspection offer.
Carnival owned cruise line Seabourn has selected KONGSBERG K-Bridge Integrated Bridge System (IBS) with K-Pos Dynamic Positioning (DP) functionality for its new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition cruise ships.
DNV GL, Kongsberg Maritime and Subsea 7 have successfully concluded the pilot testing of Kongsberg Maritime’s (KM) DP Digital Survey (KMDS) application onboard the Subsea 7 vessel Seven Kestrel.
ABB has launched its new Ability Marine Pilot Control dynamic positioning (DP) system, aiming to improve the automation of navigational tasks through integration with existing onboard equipment.
Bourbon and Bureau Veritas have signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop and deploy a range of real time fleet monitoring applications and other digital technologies, while also looking for ways to mitigate cyber risks as the fleet becomes increasingly connected.
Wärtsilä reports that it has completed a successful test of a remotely controlled ship, operating the vessel from shore while on a different continent through a sequence of manoeuvres using a combination of Dynamic Positioning (DP) and manual joystick control.
Wärtsilä has introduced its new SmartPredict system, developed by the company's Dynamic Positioning unit to reduce manoeuvring risks by displaying the vessel’s predicted future position and heading.
Kongsberg Maritime’s training division has introduced a new online virtual classroom system, designed for the pre-course preparation phase and using a live video link integrated with on-screen presentations, emulated system software and assessment tools.
UK Electronic Solutions, part of the NSSLGlobal Group, has launched a new self-contained motion and impact monitoring system called Oceanic Dynamics, which aims to allow offshore vessels to monitor and report impact on structures, as well as advising on engine performance and reliability.
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