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DPO Shuttle Tanker

Course information

Target group:

Masters and Mates working onboard shuttle tankers worldwide, who is seeking DNVGL DPO certification



This course aim to provide Navigators on Shuttle Tankers knowledge and skills to be a certified DPO in offshore Loading Operations.

By the end of the course the students should have:

• Acquired a thorough knowledge of the various type of Offloading Operations, i.e. OLS (Offshore Loading System), SAL (Single Anchor Loading), Tandem loading from FPSO’s and FSU’s and DSL (Direct Shuttle Loading)
• The capability to operate the DP System in various
• modes associated with offshore loading operations; i.e. Joystick, Auto Pos, Approach, Weather Wane
• The ability to carry out any Offshore Loading Operation according to field procedures, guidelines and to best practice.
• The ability to react correctly to any unforeseen DP incident in order to avoid a disaster


• Simulator exercises
• Briefing and de-briefing of a variety of relevant exercises according to the actual field procedures
• Shuttle Tanker competence and training requirements
• Basic Human Factors


All Offshore Loading exercises will be carried out on a Full Scale Visual DNV GL Approved DP Class A simulator, being able to simulate all types of operation listed as learning objectives.


• DNV GL, Standard for Certification no. 0023
• DNV GL, Standard for Certification no. 0008
• DNV GL, RP-0007


Certification of attendance will be issued upon successful completion of the course.


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