Dynamic Positioning Assurance Services

MCE has a strong focus on Dynamic Positioning Assurance services. We recognise the importance of DP vessels and engineering analysis in order to provide clients with effective recommendations to ensure safe operations.

Using a core team of highly qualified individuals working to exacting standards, MCE provides an independent technical review of state-of-the-art dynamic positioning systems.

MCE’s engineers and assurance teams are multidisciplinary with mechanical / electrical / networking and operational skills. This multidisciplinary approach allows the system analysis to be conducted in line with the most recent industry requirements. We work to International, National, Class and IMCA standards as well as equipment specific rules, such as those for Diving or Crane equipment.

The Assurance process is conducted in accordance with the following standards and practices

  • DP FMEA manual to IMCA standard
  • DP Proving / Annual trials to IMCA standard
  • DP Operation Manuals, Procedures and Training
  • DP Capability & Thrusters Sizing Studies
  • IMCA Common Marine Inspection Document surveys (CMID)
  • DP Incidents and Equipment Failure Investigations
  • IMCA GAP Analysis Sheet for Upgrading DP Systems

Our clients include oil companies, ship owners, shipyards and specialist equipment vendors.