Basic Dry Dock Training
20- 23 May 2013, London, UK
DM Consulting's Basic Dry Dock Training is a 4-day course that covers the fundamentals and calculations of dry docking.
The course begins with the basics and safety concerns, and progresses through all phases of dry docking: preparation, docking, lay period, and undocking. The course ends with a discussion of Accidents and Incidents.
It's designed to be relevant to Dock Masters, Docking Officers, Engineers, Naval Architects, Port Engineers and others involved in the dry docking of ships and vessels. The course is presented through classroom lectures, student participation in projects and practical application exercises. The course addresses the deck plate level of practical operation needed by the dock operator and the universally accepted mathematical calculations required to carry out operations in accordance with established sound engineering practices.
"The course was excellent, straight forward and comprehensive. Instruction was great, expected "death-by-power point" but was pleasantly surprised. I am better acquainted w/drydock basic after the course and can trust the accuracy of the training based on the extensive experience of the instructors. Thank you! Very informative, very thorough."
Topics to be covered include:
- Basic dry docking community terminology
- Safe dry docking procedures
- Lay period
- Undocking evolutions
- Docking Plans
- Docking and undocking conferences
- Hull boards
- Vessel stability
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"Fantastic. Really good course. Personally, I got a lot out of the course and will certainly recommend it to my work colleagues."
About the Course Leader
Joe Stiglich is a retired Naval Officer, qualified NAVSEA Docking Officer and holds a Masters Degree from MIT in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
Responsible for over 250 safe docking and undocking operations. He currently runs a series of conference and training courses for personnel involved in all phases of the drydocking industry and acts as a consultant for ship repair companies.
"Very informative. Subject matter which was dry, was taught without being boring. Class was great, learned a lot! Thank you."
Course Programme and Registration Form
Course fees for RINA members is £1015+VAT and fees for non-members is £1130+VAT. A group discount (3 or more delegates) is also offered.
Cancellations received in writing one month before the event takes place will be subject to an administration charge of £200+VAT. Cancellations received after this time cannot be accepted and are subject to the full event fee. Delegates may be substituted; however this must be sent in writing and confirmed with the Conference Co-ordinator. In the event of cancellation of the programme for any reason, our liability is limited to the return of the registration fee
The course venue is to be confirmed.
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Continual Professional Development
Attendance at The Basic Dry Dock Couse qualifies as Continuing Professional Development. Delegates to the course will receive a CPD Certificate