The two-day Annual Dynamic Positioning Committee of the Marine Technology Society concluded in Houston on October 13, with capacity attendance. Around 260 participants, which included industry professionals from Europe and Asia, attended the Conference. Following the success of the previous two conferences, this years conference focused on sharing critical knowledge, as well as presenting state-of-the-art and evolving technology pertaining to all aspects of DP. This included workboats vessels, offshore drilling, floating production, construction, pipelaying, and multi-service vessels. Presentations and panel discussions by over 40 recognized experts in DP and DP-associated fields focused on key issues, such as safety, reliability, training, vessel power, plant and thruster design and sensors. In addition, a number of vessel owners discussed the design, configuration and experience of their new-builds.
For more information about the Conference, or to obtain a CD of the Proceedings, contact the Vice Chairman, Chuck Richards