11th Dynamic Positioning Asia Conference & Exhibition 2023

Welcome to the 11th Dynamic Positioning Asia Conference & Exhibition, a premier gathering of DP experts, cutting-edge technologies, and industry stakeholders. Scheduled for 21 – 22 June 2023, at the prestigious M Hotel in Singapore, this two-day event promises to be a pivotal moment for the region’s DP community.

Partnered with the Marine Technology Society (MTS) Dynamic Positioning Committee and the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), the 11th DP Asia will be a two-day event. It will incorporate DP Workshops planned and executed by industry technical and operational experts from the MTS DP Committee and IMCA. The conference will span two days and include DP Workshops facilitated by industry experts from the MTS DP Committee and IMCA.

Conference Themes:

  • New & Future DP Vessel Technological Development
  • Verification and Validation of AC & DC Power Systems with Common Points
  • DP FMEA Assurance & Periodical Verification & Validation
  • Advances in Sensor and Position Reference System Technology
  • DP Digitalisation
  • DP Professional Competencies ASOG – Development, Implementation & Raising Awareness
  • Procedural Discipline

Submit your abstract (300 words max) covering the conference themes. Send submissions to mary@mediacomz.com.

Dynamic positioning technology continually evolves, emphasizing safety, best practices, and incident-free DP operations. Explore the latest advancements in vessel design, operations, and professional development.

Networking and Exhibition Opportunities:

Connect with decision-makers, showcase products, and enhance brand image through sponsorship and exhibition opportunities. A variety of packages are available; contact Ms. Mary at mary@mediacomz.com or call +65 6222 3422 for details.

Why Attend?

  • Gain insights from experienced multi-disciplined DP experts.
  • Stay updated on the latest industry innovations and guidelines.
  • Network with key stakeholders in the DP community.

Sponsorship Recognition:

Sponsors will receive acknowledgment in conference materials and during the event, maximizing visibility and engagement.

All Speakers (Session 1- Dynamic Positioning Asia Conference Session) (Day 1)

Chairman's Opening Remark

Joey Fisher (Session Chairman)
Managing Director – M3 Marine Expertise

Keynote Address

Aleks Karlsen
Senior Principal Specialist Dynamic Positioning (DP) Systems – DNV

Innovation and Developments in Training and Certification for the Offshore DP Sector

Capt. Qasim Masood
Head of Qualifications, Marine & Offshore – The Nautical Institute

Navigating DP CPD

Mat Bateman
Senior Partner / Marine Consultant – Keelson Marine Assurance LLC

All Speakers (Session 2- IMCA Session) (Day 1)

Session Chairman

Andrew Lynch
Project Manager - MMA Offshore Asia

IMCA Update & DP Event Reporting

Richard Purser
Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA

IMCA DP Continuous Professional Development (CPD) & DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme

Graeme Reid
Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA

IMO & Decarbonisation of the Offshore Sector

Margaret Fitzgerald
Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs – IMCA

All Speakers (Session 3- IMCA Workshop Session) (Day 1)

IMCA WORKSHOP – HOW DOES THE DP INDUSTRY MEET IMO EMISSIONS TARGETS

Session Chairman

Richard Purser
Technical Adviser – Marine (IMCA)

All Speakers (Session 4- Dynamic Positioning Asia Conference Session) (Day 1)

Session Chairman

Capt. Gaurav Dadhwal
GM Offshore Accommodations – POSH

DP decision support tool for operations in Safety Zones of offshore installations

Alexander Mordvintsev
Business Development Manager – Tritek Power & Automation

Power system assurance: Class Vs Client

Edward Bourgeau
Chief Engineer, – AKA Energy Systems

Redundant dynamic positioning systems with closed bus-ties – DNV-RP-0591

Aleks Karlsen
Senior Principal Specialist - DP Systems – DNV AS, Norway

All Speakers (Session 5- Dynamic Positioning Asia Conference Session) (Day 2)

Session Chairman

Bolshoy Bhattacharya
Team Lead, Marine Risk Advisory, Marine Risk Management, Energy Systems – DNV NDMS

DP Operations: Risk associated with mixed references

Zachary Clark
Project Manager – Advisory Services

SPRINT-Nav – A New DP Position Reference System

Derek Lynch
Business Development Manager – Energy, Sonardyne International Ltd.

New Systems in an Old Hull…

Sarah Whiteford,
Director – OneStep Power

All Speakers (Session 6- MTS Dynamic Positioning Asia Committee Workshop Session) (Day 2)

WORKSHOP – ASSURANCE AS AN ENABLER TO THE OPERATIONAL TEAM

Session Chairman

Suman Muddusetti
MTS DP Technical Committee / Chairman – MTS DP Sub-committee On Guidance and Standards

All Speakers/Session Chairs (Session 7- MTS Dynamic Positioning Asia Committee Workshop Session) (Day 2)

Dr. Steven Cargill

Vice President, Marine Operations and Dynamic Positioning Services, Energy Systems
DNV

Bolshoy Bhattacharya

Team Lead, Marine Risk Advisory, Marine Risk Management, Energy Systems
DNV NDMS

Conference Programme (Day 1)
Wednesday, 21 June 2023
Time Session
08:00 - 08:30 Registration & Coffee
Session 1 DP ASIA CONFERENCE SESSION
Session Chairman: Mr. Joey Fisher, Managing Director - M3 Marine Expertise; 11th DP Asia Conference Chairman
08:30 - 08:40 Chairman’s Opening Remarks
By: Mr. Joey Fisher, Managing Director – M3 Marine Expertise; 11th DP Asia Conference Chairman
08:40 - 09:00 Keynote Address
By: Mr. Aleks Karlsen, Senior Principal Specialist - DP Systems, DNV AS, Norway
09:00 - 09:25 Innovation and Developments in Training and Certification for the Offshore DP Sector
By: Capt. Qasim Masood, Head of Qualifications, Marine & Offshore, The Nautical Institute
09:25 - 10:00 Navigating DP CPD
By: Mr. Mat Bateman, Senior Partner / Marine Consultant, Keelson Marine Assurance LLC
10:00 - 10:30 Morning Tea / Coffee Break - Sponsored by: OneStep Power Solutions Inc
Session 2 IMCA SESSION
Session Chairman: Andrew Lynch - Project Manager - MMA Offshore Asia
10:30 - 11:00 IMCA Update & DP Event Reporting
By: Mr. Richard Purser, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA
11:00 - 11:30 IMCA DP Continuous Professional Development (CPD) & DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme
By: Mr. Graeme Reid, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA
11:30 - 12:00 IMO & Decarbonisation of the Offshore Sector
By: Ms. Margaret Fitzgerald – Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs – IMCA
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break- Sponsored by: Daikai Engineering Pte Ltd
Session 3 IMCA WORKSHOP SESSION
Session Chairman: Mr. Richard Purser, Technical Adviser – Marine (IMCA)
13:30 - 15:00 IMCA WORKSHOP – HOW DOES THE DP INDUSTRY MEET IMO EMISSIONS TARGETS
15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Tea / Coffee Break - Sponsored by: Kongsberg Maritime Pte. Ltd.
Session 4 DP ASIA CONFERENCE SESSION
Session Chairman: Captain Gaurav Dadhwal – GM Operations – POSH
15:30 - 16:00 DP decision support tool for operations in Safety Zones of offshore installations
By: Mr. Alexander Mordvintsev, Business Development Manager, Tritek Power & Automation
16:00 - 16:25 Power system assurance: Class Vs Client
By: Mr. Edward Bourgeau, Chief Engineer, AKA Energy Systems
16:25 - 16:50 Redundant dynamic positioning systems with closed bus-ties – DNV-RP-0591
By: Mr. Aleks Karlsen, Senior Principal Specialist - DP Systems, DNV AS, Norway
17:00 - 18:30 END OF DAY ONE
Networking Cocktails – Sponsored by: M3 Marine Expertise Pte Ltd and SeaTech Solutions International (S) Pte Ltd
Conference Programme (Day 2)
Thursday, 22 June 2023
Time
08:00 - 8:30 Registration & Coffee
Session 5 DP ASIA CONFERENCE SESSION
Mr. Bolshoy Bhattacharya, Team Lead, Marine Risk Advisory, Marine Risk Management, Energy Systems, DNV NDMS
08:30 - 08:55 DP Operations: Risk associated with mixed references
Mr. Zachary Clark, Project Manager, Advisory Services
08:55 - 09:20 SPRINT-Nav – A New DP Position Reference System
By: Mr. Derek Lynch, Business Development Manager – Energy, Sonardyne International Ltd./small>
09:20 - 09:45 New Systems in an Old Hull…
By: Ms. Sarah Whiteford, Director, OneStep Power
09:45 - 10:00 MTS WORKSHOP INTRODUCTION
10:00 - 10:30 Morning Tea / Coffee Break – Sponsored by: Schottel Far East Pte Ltd
Session 6 MTS DP COMMITTEE WORKSHOP SESSION
Session Chairman: Mr. Suman Muddusetti, MTS DP Technical Committee / Chairman, MTS DP Sub-committee On Guidance and Standards
10:30 - 12:00 WORKSHOP – ASSURANCE AS AN ENABLER TO THE OPERATIONAL TEAM
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break - Sponsored by: Daikai Engineering Pte Ltd
Session 7 MTS DP COMMITTEE WORKSHOP SESSION
Session Chairs:
Dr. Steven Cargill, DPTA - Vice President, Marine Operations and Dynamic Positioning Services, Energy Systems, DNV
Mr. Bolshoy Bhattacharya, Team Lead, Marine Risk Advisory,
13:30 - 17:00 WORKSHOP – THE PERILS OF MITIGATIONS WITHOUT SYSTEMS THINKING
15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Tea / Coffee Break
17:00 Chairman’s Concluding Remarks and Close Of Conference
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