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OCIMF Publishes Guidance on DP System Failures

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In 2002, following a series of offshore vessel incidents in launched new support to help vessel operators to under- the U.K. North Sea, industry concerns were raised about stand and implement the new guidelines.

the safety and reliability of dynamic positioning (DP). A “Unlike previous attempts to improve DP FMEA stan- comprehensive review by the U.K. Health and Safety Ex- dards, the OCIMF information paper is not intended to ecutive revealed that guidance was not being implemented provide guidance on the execution of DP system FMEAs. or adhered to consistently across the supply chain. There is already a signi

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