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ship dynamic positioning system (DPS)
K-Pos DP-11/12

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Characteristics

  • Application domain:

    for ships

Description

K-POS DP-11 DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEM
The DP-11 provides a direct interface to the propellers, thrusters and rudders, and includes the necessary interfaces to power plants, position-reference systems and sensors.

K-POS DP-12 DYNAMIC POSITIONING - DP SYSTEM
The DP-12 is designed for integration with K-Chief (marine automation system) and K-Thrust (thruster control system) via a dual Ethernet LAN.

Integrating all the functions for monitoring and control of a vessel provides a real benefit both technically and economically. Functions are integrated to reduce the overall need for hardware and software functions and to reduce interfacing requirements. This leads to less demand for special software, cabling and testing. Furthermore, integrated systems offer a far greater degree of redundancy, and therefore increased system availability and operational performance.

DP CLASS NOTATION
The K-Pos DP-11 and 12 dynamic positioning - DP system meet the Equipment Class notation for Class 1 DP systems. The flexible nature of K-Pos systems allow them to be upgraded to Equipment Class 2 if/when required.

DYNAMIC POSITIONING OPERATOR INTERFACE
The operator interface is designed to allow efficient and safe operation of the dynamic positioning system by assisting the operator in making optimum operational decisions.