In this module we will cover:

  • Vigilance during close quarters operations

  • Manoeuvring vessels within an offshore wind farm

  • Modelling operational manoeuvres

  • Understanding blow-on and blow-off conditions

  • Potential simultaneous operations

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • A message from your instructor

    • Introduction

  • 2

    Chapter 1 - Vessel Manoeuvering

    • Manoeuvering within Windfarms

    • Navigating Within The Turbines

    • Weather

    • Navigating - Allowing for Current and Wind

    • Dynamic Positioning

    • Positioning Reference Systems

    • Shallow Waters Considerations

  • 3

    Chapter 2 - Practical Examples

    • Symbols

    • Operating near Structures

    • How to Visualise DP Operations

    • Operating near other Vessel: Thruster Wash & CTV

    • Operating near other Vessels

    • DP Issues with CTV Transfers

    • Fuel Consumption

    • Saving Energy

    • Laying Cable

    • Diving Operations

  • 4

    Conclusion

    • A message from your instructor

    • Module Quiz

    • Module Sources

    • Glossary and Abbreviations