DP & FMEA Consultancy and Assurance

Our global coverage allows us to offer our services from various international bases and our specialists can deliver a comprehensive, integrated service globally.



DP Nautical Ltd provides technical services to the marine industry in the form of consultancy in the design and operation of DP vessels, Failure Modes Effect Analysis [FMEA], and Audits to IMCA standards. Our team of experienced engineering professionals offer an unrivalled wealth of knowledge in the areas relating to:

  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis [FMEA] for all Types and Classes of DP vessels – our team has much experience in shipyards in China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Colombo, and India.
  • Preparation of design schematics and classification documents.
  • Original design research for switchboard layouts, bridge layouts, and DP operations, covering operational considerations and class requirements for redundancy.
  • Stand-by work for equipment installation and build process.
  • Act as Owner’s Representative for DP and automation system factory acceptance tests [FAT], to ensure the correct level of the automation process is delivered.
  • Preparation of the Sea Trials Test Programme to verify the conclusion of the FMEA and nominate Auditors to conduct the Sea Trials Test Programme.
  • Provide 3rd Party Auditors for DP Annual trials, Audits, and CMIDs.
  • Preparation of vessel-specific DP Operations Manual.
  • Operational reviews and incident studies.