Safety bulletin – Ergonomic Issues of DP Vessel Controls

Source: Health and Safety Executive on 2016-12-19 13:58:19
Health and Safety Executive
A semisubmersible DP drilling rig lost control of position for several minutes.  During this time it was obliged to shear the drill pipe and disengage the lower marine riser package, LMRP. Operators of dynamically positioned vessels and offshore installations should review the ergonomic aspects of their control system.

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