DP Conference 2014
Advance Program
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Welcome to the Marine Technology Society's Dynamic Positioning web site. The DP Committee - a non-profit 503C organization - was established in 1996, with the objective of promoting a greater international understanding of Dynamic Positioning and related issues. In 2010, the Dynamic Positioning Committee Received the MTS Outstanding Committee Recognition.

Dynamic Positioning Committee Mission Statement

The Dynamic Positioning Committee’s mission is to encourage exchange of information, discussion of technology, training and education, foster improvement of DP reliability, develop guidelines, and address any other issues pertinent to dynamic positioning that facilitate incident free execution of DP operations, and that are consistent with the objectives of the Marine Technology Society.

Extensive Electronic Library of Accumulated Knowledge
Founded in 1996, the MTS DP Conference provides industry professionals with the knowledge base accumulated during these conferences via the website. This technological know-how and data covers a broad range of DP issues, incidents, and topics, providing the most recent, and comprehensive single source of DP information and DP industry technical papers available anywhere worldwide.

DP 2014 CONFERENCE - October 14, and 15 2014 (Plus optional Workshop October 13 and Golf Tournament October 16). The Conference will be held at the Westin Hotel Memorial City Houston. (Same location as 2013). Register Now!

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Click here to view the program online in a book format - or click on the image

The Committee invites comments on new and revised documents within 90 days of documents being uploaded to this website.

Revised documents Added September 17, 2014

TECHOP SOFTWARE TESTING (Revised September 17, 2014)
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There is large number of guidance documents available for downloading direct from this website. Select from the menu options in the left hand bar.

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A wide range of Dynamic Positioning Committees address topics and issues pertinent to DP, DP equipment, and DP operations. Please visit the Committees section of this web site for more information.

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The DP Committee and this web site is supported by the following organizations