Annual dynamic positioning trials for dynamically positioned vessels known as DP FMEA Annual Trials can be carried out by SMSS-group as part of our Dynamic Positioning services.
IMO (International Maritime Organization) DP Guidelines state:
“Annual survey should be carried out within three months before or after each anniversary date of
the initial survey. The annual survey should ensure that the DP-system has been maintained in
accordance with applicable parts of the guidelines and is in good working order.
Further an annual test of all important systems and components should be carried out to document
the ability of the DP-vessel to keep position after single failures associated with the assigned
The type of test carried out and results should be documented in the FSVAD.” Flag State Verification and Acceptance Document (FSVAD).
SMSS-group provide DP FMEA Annual Trials Internationally – our experienced team of skilled marine consultants and surveyors carry out professional and efficient trials.