Dynamic Positioning Basic Introduction Course

General information


The DP Basic Introduction Course at the Antwerp Maritime Academy has been approved by DNV GL and the trainee will receive a DP Basic Course Certificate. The course is carried out with the Kongsberg's K-Pos system.

Course content:

  • Principles of Dynamic Positioning;
  • Elements of the Dynamic Positioning system;
  • Practical operation of the system;
  • Position Reference Systems;
  • Environment sensors & ancillary equipment;
  • Power generation, supply & propulsion systems;
  • Dynamic Positioning operations.

Those who succesfully complete this course will have acquired the basic knowledge of the principles of Dynamic Positioning.

Contact Person: Bie Van Deun / Mathias Smidt (training@hzs.be)


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1041 - Navigation and seamanship


Venue: Antwerp Maritime Academia
Antwerp, Belgium



1580 EUR (including course material, certificate, lunch, coffee and water)


STCW II/1, II/2, II/3 or III/1, III/2, III/3. Good knowledge of English including maritime phrases is required.


Academic level: Lifelong Learning
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