DP Vessel Upgrade, FMEA & Proving Trials

Increasingly, many major energy companies require higher standards than the minimum class rules for DP vessel performance, especially when operating alongside high value or high-risk offshore structures where there is increased exposure to potential loss. As a long-established provider of marine assurance services, Seacroft is adept at ensuring the supporting documentation and processes for dynamically positioned vessels not only achieve class approval, but also withstand the scrutiny of the most stringent charterers’ requirements.

Seacroft has supported several major vessel upgrades from DP class 1 to DP class 2 by developing suitable and fit-for-purpose Failure Modes and Effects Analyses (FMEAs) and by supporting proving trials programmes to ensure vessels not only comply with classification society rules but also the latest industry guidelines, including those of IMCA and MTS as well as any client-specific expectations.