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
Click on the image to view the first edition of the MTS DPC Newsletter.
DP 2015 CONFERENCE - October 13, and 14 2015 (Plus optional Workshop October 12 and Golf Tournament October 15). Dates to be confirmed. It is currently planned to hold the Conference at the Westin Hotel Memorial City Houston.
DP Guidance NEW AND REVISED DOCUMENTS
Draft documents - Comments invited
Revised Documents Added September 17, 2014
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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