Dynamic Positioning Systems (DPS)
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Defined as (Det Norske Veritas (DNV), American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Lloyd’s Register (LRS or Lloyd’s) a vessel that maintains its position and heading (fixed location or pre-determined track) exclusively by means of active thrusters. This is obtained either by installing tunnel thrusters in addition to the main screw(s), or by using azimuthing thrusters, which can produce thrust in different directions. Dynamic positioning (DP) system also is known as thruster assisted posit...
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