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To obtain knowledge in practical use, limitation and restriction of Position Reference Systems for Dynamic Positioning.
Practical knowledge of planning, conducting and executing the use and selection of position reference systems for different DP operations:
The participants will acquire general information of the different types of DGPS systems and they will learn how to configure and operate the systems. Further they will learn basic maintenance and troubleshooting. External system interface for receiving differential and ionosphere corrections is explained and the participants will further perform exercises both on simulators and live equipment
The participants will acquire basic background knowledge about Hydro Acoustic Position Reference (HPR) principles and how to perform Super Short Base Line (SSBL) positioning and Long Base Line (LBL) positioning. They will further perform basic SSBL and LBL system operations at their own demo computer with standard APOS software
The participants will acquire basic background knowledge about Fanbeam® and Radius ® principles and how to perform setup of the system. They will further perform Fanbeam® system operation at their own demo computer with standard Fanbeam® software and exercise on live Radius ® equipment
The participants will acquire basic background knowledge about LWTW principles and learn how to operate the system. They will further obtain knowledge regarding maintenance and limitations of the system
Competence as watch-keeping deck officer with at least one tour of duty on a Dynamic Positioning (DP) operated vessel and have worked in positions where basic knowledge about DP operations has been obtained.
The course will be conducted in English.