Jackup simulator course in Gdynia Maritime School - MarinePoland.com
Jackup simulator course in Gdynia Maritime School
Date of publication: 28.11.2019

The objective of this course is to able to assess jackup stability while afloat , to be familiar with jackup elevated operation and emergency respond  at normal and storm survival condition.

Duration: 3 days
Time: 08:30 – 18:00
Cost: 1700 Euro
Cost includes VAT and catering.
Venue: The Gdynia Maritime School
Polska 13A str., Gdynia, Poland

Airport: GDANSK (GDN)

Min/Max number of participants: 2/4
Course dates are flexible. Please see weeks availability :  

Week   From   To     Min/Max  
51/2019   16.12.2019   18.12.2019   2/4 
5/2020   29.01.2020   31.01.2020     2/4  
8/2020   16.02.2020   18.02.2020     2/4 
15/2020   11.04.2020   13.04.2020  



Delivery: 40% classroom – 60% motion simulator

Course contents

Intact and damage stability requirements for jackup afloat;
Jackup afloat stability assessment;
Safe mass allocation management;
Jacking and associated  equipment familiarization;
Site Specific Assessment process;
Jackup legs influence on unit buoyancy;
Afloat and elevated parameters and operational limitations;
Bearing pressure capacity plot;
RDP monitoring  during elevating/lowering hull process;
Procedure for preparation for Normal Operating , Storm Operating and Survival Storm mode;
Practicing initial reaction to unexpected punch through;
Practicing emergency response to other jackup unscheduled events during normal and storm survival operations i.e. leaking valves , broke down pumps, blackouts, unexpected inclinations.

Course Prerequisites
Basic vessel stability concept
Upon completion of the course and  passing online assessment participants will receive certificate of attendance of the course based on offshore industry recommended practices from:
SNAME “Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers”
“Guidelines for Site Specific Assessment of Mobile Jack-up Units”
“Recommended Practice for Site Specific Assessment of Mobile Jack-Up Units”
International Standards Organization Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries - Specific Requirements for Offshore Structures
DNV GL recommendation for jackups
ABS recommendation for jackups
MODU Code 2009