dynamic positioning


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dynamic positioning

[dī′nam·ik pə′zish·ən·iŋ]
(petroleum engineering)
A system that generally uses computer-driven propulsion units to maintain a floating offshore drilling rig in position over the well.
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The "Dynamic Positioning Systems - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2014-2025 " Study has been added to HTF MI offering.
Effect of DGPS failures on dynamic positioning of mobile drilling.
Dynamic positioning does away with the need for anchoring, thus avoiding contact with the seabed and minimising environmental concerns about damage to plant and animal life.
The "Dynamic Positioning Systems - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The Marine Training Center GUMRF named after Admiral Stepan Osipovich Makarov put into operation the newest training complex for training operators of dynamic positioning systems (DP) of the model NTPRO 5000-offshore.
It has an overall length of approximately 340 feet, a Class 2 dynamic positioning system, accommodations for 94 persons, a helideck, a 125-ton active heave compensated crane as well as a working moonpool.
The simulator was upgraded with an enlarged screen that replicates the field of vision from the bridge as well as the addition of a Dynamic Positioning System (DPS).
Yateley, United Kingdom, November 30, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Acoustic and inertial navigation company, Sonardyne, has recently held its second successful Dynamic Positioning (DP) sensors technologies workshop in conjunction with Guidance Marine and Veripos.
The award for Best Presentation went to Tony Owen, of Helix Energy Solutions, for his presentation on "Emerging Technical Developments in Deepwater Operations." The presentation discussed the techniques executed in the four major elements of the Helix Producer 1 Project Development--subsea, DTS, dynamic positioning, and production systems.
The sixth-generation DP3 dynamic positioning vessel, equipped with full dual capacities enabling enhanced drilling performance, will operate on the UK continental shelf.
The vessel is equipped with Dynamic Positioning capabilities (DP1) and will assist in the safekeeping of workers on various oil production platforms in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.
GMS has developed the GMS Endurance along with MSC Gusto, which incorporates an operating water depth of up to 65 meters, accommodation for 150 persons, deck space of 1,000 sqm, deck load of 11,350 tons, self propelled DP2 (dynamic positioning), heavy lift crane capacity of up to 350 tons and four legs for faster jacking on location.
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