To give an understanding of the theory of ship handling and practice it with hands on in the simulator according to the guidelines in the industry.
Basic maneuvering theory with focus on Offshore Support Vessels and these vessels’ special working conditions
Basic bridge team management skills
Introduction to Dynamic Positioning
Case studies and accident analysis
Calculation of wind/current, and their influence on the operation
Basic knowledge about offshore installation terminology
Safety of personnel, vessels, offshore installations and environment
Planning of operation
Management of change
Contingency planning of thruster, rudder, propeller failure
Contingency operation during thruster, rudder, propeller failure
Contingency operation in the event of a semi-blackout
Execute operation connected to a rig during rapid changes in current and wind direction and speed
Training safe and correct changeover between forward and aft bridge
Training safe and correct changeover between manual, joystick and dynamic positioning maneuvering mode
The theory is practiced by practical exercises on the full mission offshore support vessel simulator in various weather conditions and in different working situations, including full feedback sessions after each completed operation.
The participants should, upon completion of the course, demonstrate conning of the vessel in different operational situations.
Deck officers. Other personnel can also participate on a case-by-case approval.
The course will be conducted in English depending on customer's request.