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Please, make Your payment for the reservation of the course not later than 2 banking days before the start of the course.

  Date Time Cost  
On request 09:00 to 17:00 On request Book online


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
  • Risk assessment
  • 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.

Admission Requirements

Deck officers. Other personnel can also participate on a case-by-case approval.


5 days


Max 6


The course will be conducted in English depending on customer's request.


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