OCSNCOE Unit Emblem (silhouettes of a self-elevating MODU, an OSV and an offshore wind turbine over a silhouette of the United States with the U.S. Coast Guard mark (i.e., racing stripe) in the background).Outer Continental Shelf National Center of Expertise (OCSNCOE)

JACK ST. MALO during offshore construction with attending OSV and Floatel VICTORY. C-ENFORCER underway with water cannons flowing. SEVAN LOUISIANA underway when initially entering the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Platform GINA off the California coast. Block Island windfarm with attending CTV. SPARTAN 151 dockside in Seward, AK.


Dynamic Positioning (DP) Systems

Information related to DP systems in general and regulatory guidance and reporting for units or vessels subject to U.S. Coast Guard oversight can be found on the following pages:

DP Systems Overview
This page is dedicated to describing the components of a DP System and how they interact to allow a unit or vessel to maintain position (i.e., "101-type" information)

DP Regulatory Guidance
This page contains information and links to U.S. Coast Guard policy, Marine Technology Society recommended guidance and IMO guidance related to DP systems.

Voluntary Reporting of DP Incidents
This page provides the intent and address for submitting voluntary DP incident reports.