DNV—GL — DYNAMIC POSITIONING VESSEL DESIGN PHILOSOPHY GUIDELINES
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The DNV GL recommended practice dealing with the design philosophy for the vessels equipped with the dynamic positioning systems and providing required guidelines in this regard. The content of the present document reflects the results of close professional cooperation between the DNV GL classification society and the Technical Committee of the MTS, standing for the Marine Technology Society.
The intention of the authors was to provide readers with a sort of guiding document to help them with designing DP vessels. In the introductory section of the paper its purpose, layout and definitions used are provided together with the general guidance.
The main content of the guidelines has been arranged in several section dealing with the design philosophy including station keeping reliability, classes of the DP systems, associated class notations, responsibilities and functional requirements, autonomy, risk reduction, regulations, differentiation and diversity, capability of the systems, modeling matters addressing operability parameters, safety systems, power systems, analytical modeling etc., thrusters and applicable design criteria, control and testing requirements, power generation and distribution, marine systems, vessel management and all other important issues.
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