Dynamic Positioning Shiphandling

Who should attend

This training is suitable for Dynamic Positioning Operators (DPO’s).

Course highlights

Manoeuvring and handling DP vessel in restricted waters out of DP-control, having regard to the effect of current and wind. Berthing and unberthing under various conditions of wind, tide and current with minimum risk to own vessel, other traffic, shore structures and the environment and within operating limits of machinery.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Enquire upon application for start dates

*All courses will proceed subject to numbers. A minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 students is required to run this course.

Duration Five days
Time 8am - 4pm
Study location(s) New Zealand Maritime School
Study method
Please contact us for more information
Domestic fees $3,000 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) NZD$3,000 (approx.)
Course code N/A
Offered by School of NZ Maritime

Entry requirements

Officer Of the Watch Certificate of Competency or equivalent.

For more information email enquiries@manukau.ac.nz, phone 0800 62 62 52 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.