DP Operations Manual provide guidance on the DP control system, DP system, DP operations and DP procedures. SMSS-group. DP Operations Manual are designed to assist in the safe planning, preparation and performance of DP operations carried out on board vessels.
The DP Operation Manual and its checklists are intended to improve the vessel’s safety during DP operations and to help the vessels crew and their owner’s to establish good DP operational procedures, functions and practice on board the vessel.
The vessels master can, if necessary for DP operation overrule the procedures, DP checklists and the text with in this DP Operations Manual. The DP Operations Manual is intended as a guide for best practice of DP operations if no other guide is provided by the ship owner.