After the course the participants should be able to handle shuttle tankers safely and efficient when loading at Tandem-FSO/FPSO, OLS & SBM offshore loading systems. Emergency shut downs and berthing/unberthing, by exploiting engines, rudders and thrusters, under normal and severe conditions and with systems intact and with system errors.
- Rules and regulations
- General and field specific procedures (joint procedures for NCS)
- Offshore loading systems
- Maneuvering including the forces acting on hulls, rudders and propellers,
- Ship handling including the effects of
- dead weight, draught, trim and speed
- wind and current
- under-keel clearance on turning circles and stopping distances
- shallow water and canal effects
- The application of turn techniques, tunnel thrusters, propulsion and maneuvering systems
- Ship and tug interaction including emergency towing
- The DP systems’ possibilities and limitations
- Position reference systems; DARPS, APOS, Artemis, Radius and HiPap
- Unwanted incidents including reports from IMCA, Petil, HSE and ship owners
- Simulator cases including
- Ship handling and manoeuvring including coastal/narrow water navigation
- Berthing and unberthing with and without tugs
- Manoeuvring according to common and field specific procedures
- Ship handling in different weather conditions
- Escape manoeuvring
- Engine trouble
- Propellers failure
- DP errors
- PME errors
- ESD 1 and 2
5 days, 30 instructions hours.
Maximum 3 participants
Nautical education at management level, nautical certificate and passed the DP Induction as well as the DP Simulator courses, 24 days sea time + 2 offshore loading operations.
Written and practical
Kongsberg simulator (three class A bridges), classroom with smartboard for presentations and playback of exercise in classroom during debrief.