Kongsberg Maritime, Bureau Veritas and offshore service provider Bourbon have announced the successful testing of a new solution for DP (Dynamic Positioning) system performance and redundancy audits, which is a first in the maritime industry. The ‘DP Digital Survey’ application acquires information directly from the DP system and delivers it to auditors through a secure cloud infrastructure.
A new custom-built multi-purpose dynamic simulator will be created, to serve the Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the Gulf of Mexico. The new system wants to provide a realistic simulation environment. The simulator is expected to be delivered at least one year before first oil, in order to give time to train the operators.
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