KNUD E. HANSEN A/S can calculate the required steering angle and output for each thruster to maintain a vessel’s position and heading for any given scenario.
Any type of equation or data set describing the magnitude and direction of the environmental forces affecting a vessel’s position can be applied to the dynamic model. Dynamic positioning may either be calculated as an absolute position (i.e. locked to a fixed point above the bottom), or relative to a moving object such as another ship or an underwater vehicle.
The position of a ship can also be determined so as to be at a favourable angle towards wind, waves and current.
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