Offshore Shipping Online

A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkson Research

  • Offshore Intelligence Monthly
  • Menu

    DP conference set for Houston in September

    News // May 9, 2003
    The 2003 DP Conference will be held in Houston September 16-17, 2003, and will have as its theme "Solving Today's Challenges with DP."

    The following topics are currently being considered for the Conference: Manning; Experience/Qualification Testing; Job Requirements and Recruiting; Training Issues\Requirements and Specification; Changing Face of Rules and Regulations; Differences between Class Societies' DP Rules; Improving Oil Company DP Specifications; Better Systems Specifications; New Methods; Supporting Ultra-deepwater Production; Position Reference Systems; Control Systems, Thrust Allocation Logic; Environmental Modeling; Power Management; What's Been Learned; New Build/Conversion Problems; Operating Problems, Solutions; Thruster Seal Problems; Thrusters/Power Plant; Thruster Sizing/Configuration; Blackout Prevention; Holding Capability; Environmental Issues; Noise; Systems Testing; Audits; Testing Standards; Improvements Needed.

    More articles from this category

    More news