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
DP Guidance NEW AND REVISED DOCUMENTS
New documents Added March 19, 2014
New documents added February 6, 2014
Revised documents added December 24, 2013
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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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). A Call for Papers has been issued. Click here for more details or to submit an abstract. Click here to open the Call for Papers brochure
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