DP Operator Training & Retention

24 June 2013


DP Operator Training – Schemes in Overview DP Operator Training to Operation DPO/DSV - Knowledge & Skills – Training DP Operator Retention

Induction (basic) course Simulator (advanced) course 2. Currently the industry accepted training programmes a. Witness of DP instructor teaching e.centre c. b. Training centre accreditation a. Quality Management Procedures . Submission of course syllabus b. Issue of NI logo . Standardized assessment d.Nautical Institute 1.DP Operator Training – Schemes in Overview Present status of DP Operator Training – Certification A.

Test centre for certification or personnel b. i.DNV SeaSkills 1. Test Centre Certification a.DP Operator Training – Schemes in Overview Present status of DP Operator Training – Certification A. Standard of competences for DP operators i. Training Centre Accreditation a.14 Simulator requirements 2. Courses c. c. Management system b. i. DPO can operate vessel in DP mode . Simulators DNV standard 3.406 DNV standard 2.

Four Stages 2. i. Transocean DPO training programme i. iii.Offshore loading c. FPSO b. Phase 3: Refresher course – every 2-years Phase 4: Special applications – use of Full scale simulator . a. FPSO .DP companies are requiring more of this training 1.Tandem loading Shuttle tankers . Four phases of training Phases 1&2: Handling of shuttle tankers in close proximity ii. Drilling a.DP Operator Training – Schemes in Overview Specialized DP Training A.

Heavy lift. Software. to reduce incidents i. b. Acoustic DGNSS . DPO/Shuttle tankers.DP companies are requiring more of this training 1.Company & Tasks specific 1. assessments on a laptop C. Prior to critical and demanding DP operations a. Customized training of 18 exercises and 2 assessments ii. manuals.DP Operator Training – Schemes in Overview Specialized DP Training B. ii. DP CAP (Dynamic Positioning Competence Assurance and Practice) a. Customised or tailored training 2. pipelay and dive Position reference systems i. Jointly between SMSC and Kongsberg and Global Maritime b.

Green a.Red a.DP Operator Training – Schemes in Overview NI and DNV comparison 1. Part of that scheme 2. Planning stage 3. Not part of that scheme Taken from Philip Berberich – 2nd October 2012 .Yellow a.

2010 1.DP Operator Training – Systems in Overview DP Incidents . Reported incidents Here is a New idea … Could a ETO become a DPO? Taken from IMCA M 218 October 2012 .DP Main & Sub Systems Training is needed! a.

Follow Target. FMEA. Dive. Track Follow. ROV & Helo awareness AutoPos. DP3 changeover . HPR. FMEA.DSV/Subsea Construction (DP2) Deepwater Construction /Flexible Pipelay (DP3) AutoPos. DP Alerts. DP Alerts. GNSS. GNSS.

PRS-relative. DP Alerts. FMEA AutoPos. HPR. GNSS.Platform Support (DP2) Multi-purpose Anchor Handling SURF construction (DP2) AutoPos. ROV & Helo awareness . PRS. FMEA.

PRS.Rigid pipelay/Heavy lift Accommodation (DP2) Ice-class subsea multi-lay Heavy lift (DP3) AutoPos. DP pipe tensioner. PRS. Track Follow. ROV & Helo awareness. Track Follow. FMEA. DP3 change-over & Ship Handling in ICE . Heavy lift. Heavy lift awareness. FMEA & Helo awareness AutoPos.

FPSO / Shuttle Tanker (DP2) AutoPos. DARPS. and problem solving . HPR. DP Alerts. Operator Station and Controller troubleshooting. I/O modules. networking. FMEA. & Helo awareness Engine Room -1 & -2 Engine room scenarios: Engine Room Watchkeeping. GNSS. Refrigeration Dynamic Positioning Maintenance K-Pos DP.

R dge i r B tic ealis Real istic Scen a rio Vessel Dynamic Positioning .

Reference documents to consider A. Diving Operations from vessels in Dynamic Positioned Mode D.IMCA M 117 rev.IMCA M 103 rev. Considerations about the use of Hold-back vessels during DP Dive Operations F. 3 A.IMO MSC Circ 845 1. Guidelines for vessels with Dynamic Positioning Systems B. Training and experience of Key DP personnel E. 1 1.IMCA D 010 rev.IMCA M 185 rev. Guidelines for the Design and Operation of Dynamically Positioned Vessels C.Consensus standards for Commercial Diving and and Underwater Operations – Section 7 . 1 1. 1 1.

1 1. Master/OIM a.IMCA M 117 rev.Senior DPO a. Competent to take charge of a DP watch for any DP vessel operation. Training and experience of Key DP personnel 2.Operation general documents F. conduct annual trials. Take sole charge of DP watch and supervise junior and trainee DPO’s for any DP vessel operation . lead DP drills. train and assess new DPO’s 3.

supervised by Senior DPO 6. Take sole charge of DP watch for any DP vessel operation.Operation general documents F.DPO a.IMCA M 117 rev. 1 Training and experience of Key DP personnel 4.Junior DPO a. supervised by Senior DPO 5. Completed DP simulator course.Trainee DPO a. Completed DP induction course and having no watchkeeping duties .

4. Responsibility and authority of personnel Safety management Marine Interface DP alert responses Vessel movement limitations Umbilical's Shallow water Diving within an anchor patter Subsea structures and wellheads .IMCA M 185 rev. 1) and experienced (DP Alert responses) i. 7. Responsibility and Authority of Personnel – DP Operators a.IMCA D 010 rev. 3 1. 9. Yellow and Red C.Dive Specific documents B. 6. 3. 8. 1 1. The DP Operator in-charge of DP System must be suitably trained (IMCA M 117 rev. 2. 5. Green.

Association of Dive Contractors International Consensus standards for Commercial Diving and Underwater Operations 1. Power.Section 6 (ROV) a. ii. Sensors. b. ROV umbilical is not effected by Thruster's ROV with acoustic beacons for position and tracking i. Acoustic noise interference Frequency interferences 2. Computer/Control system & Voice communications . Single point failures i.Dive Specific documents A. PRS.Section 7 (Dynamic Positioned Vessel Diving Systems and Operations) a. Thruster’s.

Communications. Surface diving and Collision risk Priorities established for DP emergencies – Safety of life Completed DP supervised watchkeeping offshore of at least 200 hours DSV supervised DP watchkeeping of a least 50 hours c. d. Alert Responses. operations with other DP vessels. Visual reference points.Dive Specific documents A. Operations plot and emergency plans. ii. Capabilities and Limitations of DP Diving system i. vessel movement restrictions. Shallow water operations. Personnel capabilities i. Vessel operational capabilities. Uncontrolled movement. interference with DP sensors. Position accuracy. Operating Procedures.Association of Dive Contractors International Section 7 (Dynamic Positioned Vessel Diving Systems and Operations) b. DP operations in vicinity of platforms. Training and Experience . i.

Levels of Competencies Levels of Knowledge Level Assessments/Exams Training time durations each step to SDPO Including Vessel operational type i.DPO to SDPO/DSV ADCI – Red Alert – DPO action 1. vi. “Retention” (Right people – Right solutions – Right NOW) a. iv. v. iii. b. In terms of …. c. Ah-Training …. STCW (section A) Operational tasks DP operational modes Soft-skills Technical HSES 3. d. “The DP operator shall use all means available to maintain the vessel in position until the divers are sealed in the bell and the bell is clear of obstructions” 2. All the above . a. ii.

DPO to SDPO/DSV/IMR DPO Competencies and Career Progress Training Plan – Vessel Specific .

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