DP Sea time reduction course

The purpose of this course is to give the prospective Dynamic Position Operator reduction in sea time for the following types of vessels:

  • Platform Supply Vessels (PSV): DP class 1 and 2
  • Offshore Support Vessels (OSV); DP calss 1, 2 and 3
  • Fall pipe rock dumping vessels: DP class 1, 2 and

Admission requirements

  • DP Induction Course
  • 30 days familiarization (incl.signature)
  • DP Simulator Course
  • 30 days DP onboard watch keeping experience (incl.signature)

Course content
The course will be an intensive simulator training of 37,5 hours which will give a sea time reduction of 6 weeks. This is the maximum of weeks approved by the Nautical Institute. The training may not be used to replace the DP familiarisation time, the final month of DP time or be used for upgrading a certificate.

Course duration
5 days (Monday morning until Friday morning)

Course fee
2475,- (Exempt from VAT) Excluding travel and subsistence expenses.

Maximum number of participants

The simulator and the training program have been designed in accordance with the provisions of the international guidelines approved by the IMO as published by the International Marine Contractors Association. The course is Nautical Institute compliant and approved. Upon successful completion of the course a certificate and DP operator logbook will be issued.

For more information, rules and regulations please view the website of The Nautical Institute www.nautinst.org

Important news about The Nautical Institute's new DP scheme and revalidation of DP certificates, which will take effect from 1 January 2015 please view the website of The Nautical Institute www.nautinst.org

Course schedule

Week Date Year
02 05-09 January 2015
03 12-16 January 2015
04 19-23 January 2015
06 02-06 February 2015
08 16-20 February 2015
10 02-06 March 2015
13 23-27 March 2015
16 13-17 April 2015
19 04-08 May 2015
21 18-22 May 2015
23 01-05 June 2015
26 22-26 June 2015
28 06-10 Juli 2015