Middle East workshop discusses the future of DP with Guidance Marine, Sonardyne and Veripos

November News

Guidance Marine recently held its fourth successful Dynamic Positioning (DP) sensor technologies workshop in conjunction with Sonardyne and Veripos. Held jointly in Dubai, industry experts, Captains and DPOs attended to review current state-of-the-art Position Monitoring Equipment (PME) solutions and to discuss the industry's future requirements.

The one day event consisted of presentations from each company, individual hands-on technical sessions on current system usability and a forum that discussed future capability, looking at what the dynamic positioning reference system of the future should be able to achieve.

Discussions throughout the day looked at the time-saving benefits and independency offered by acoustically aided inertial navigation solutions, the importance of reference sensor placement for optimal performance and reducing operational risk. The afternoon was dedicated to highly-interactive, hands-on sessions looking at equipment usability and future technologies which generated much feedback about general concepts of operation and requirements for current and upcoming projects.


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