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 $3,500 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) NZD$3,500 (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 21 April 2022. The fee quoted is an indicative short course fee. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. Short courses stated as eligible for free study in 2022 are based on the 2021 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2022. International Students holding an appropriate visa may enrol on this course. All short course fees are in New Zealand Dollars and inclusive of GST. Manukau Institute of Technology reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course with insufficient enrolments or for any other reason where cancellation is necessary before the course is planned to start. Manukau Institute of Technology Limited is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020.