ADPS Blog

Website Page Addition

We have recently made a change to our website – the addition of a ‘DP Floatover’ page provides pictures and details of the eleven previous floatovers ADPS have been involved in using Dynamic Positioning. A link to the new page … Continue reading

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Personnel Evaluation Report

ADPS have recently created an online survey to find out how you rate our services. We would very much appreciate it if you could take a minute to fill this out for us using the link below; https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3RFFKPK Thank you!

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ADPS Calendar Competition

Every year ADPS hold a competition which gives you, the mariners, a chance to send in your photo’s from your trips around the world. Twelve of these entries are then hand picked by us in the office to be months on … Continue reading

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STCW Deadline Extended

The International Maritime Organisation has agreed to an effective delay for the implementation of new training and certification requirements for ship Ship Security Officer’s and seafarers with designated security duties. The requirement was set out by the 2010 Manila Amendments … Continue reading

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DP Ticket Revalidation

The Nautical Institute has postponed the re-validation of DP Operator certificates to January 2015. In order to revalidate your DP Certificate you must have over a 150 days of DP sea time within the last 5 years. The Re-validation will be … Continue reading

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Ras Laffan Port leading the way in Safety

The port of Ras Laffan in Qatar is leading the way in safety by making it compulsory for any offshore vessel entering the port to have a valid OVID inspection. This came into effect on the 1st January 2014 and … Continue reading

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MLC – Maritime Labour Convention

The MLC and what it means to the Offshore Industry DPS are pleased to announce that upon the UK ratifying the MLC, ADPS qualified as MLC compliant. As suppliers of crew and crew management services this has been an achievement … Continue reading

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