Advanced Ship Handling in an Offshore Environment

To give an understanding of the theory of ship handling and practice it with hands on in the simulator according to the guidelines in the industry.

Courses Duration Participants Language
2 days 6 prs Eng / Ukr
2 days 6 prs English
2 days 6 prs English
2 days 6 prs English


  • Basic bridge team management skills
  • Introduction to Dynamic Positioning
  • Case studies and accident analysis
  • Calculation of wind/current, and their influence on the operation
  • Safety of personnel, vessels, offshore installations and environment
  • Planning of operation
  • Risk assessment
  • Management of change
  • Contingency planning of thruster, rudder, propeller failure
  • Contingency operation during thruster, rudder, propeller failure
  • Contingency operation in the event of a semi-blackout
  • Execute operation connected to a rig during rapid changes in current and wind direction and speed
  • Training safe and correct changeover between forward and aft bridge
  • Training safe and correct changeover between manual, joystick and dynamic positioning maneuvering mode


The participants, should upon completion of the course, demonstrate conning of the vessel in different operational situations.

Admission Requirements

Deck officers with more than three years experience in manoeuvring offshore support vessels.

Course reviews

A superior course
A high level of course standard and a massive practical part of the training worth to be emphasized on. I'm totally satisfied with the knowledge score and experience I have received on simulator. A trusthworthy and reliable company with world famous reputaton provides you with same high-level service. Review by: Vladyslav
Beyond expectations and best impressions
Happy to share my impressions. This course will provide you with all the necessary information regarding ship handling. Course content is provided in a well-organised manner, instructor's teaching manner is a bit firmly but easy to memorize. This course will definitely have an impact on my career development. Review by: Oscar Isaak
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