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Guide to Dynamic Positioning Systems

Year: 2018
Language: english
Author: American Bureau of Shipping
Genre: Guide
Publisher: American Bureau of Shipping
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 83
Description: This Guide provides new optional notations and technical specifics that reflect current industry practice and DP technologies. The Guide covers ABS requirements for the design and testing of DP systems with the following new features
• Enhanced system (EHS) notations to recognize design features beyond current DPS-series notations and to provide flexibility to owners and operators.
• Station keeping performance (SKP) notations to recognize DP capability and to encourage robust design of the DP system.
• Increased level of detail on the technical requirements to help less experienced users
• Details of vessel type specifics to reflect industry need
• Requirements for testing comparable with current industry practice.
The Guide is applicable to systems that are installed onboard vessels, offshore installations and facilities. It is applicable to new constructions.


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