Welcome to the Marine Technology Society’s Dynamic Positioning
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, and again in 2016, the Dynamic Positioning Committee received the Marine Technology Society Outstanding Committee Award. In 2016 the Offshore Technology Conference awarded the Dynamic Positioning Committee its Distinguished Achievement Award for Organizations.
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.
There are a large number of guidance documents available for downloading direct from this website.
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