Rolls Royce Icon and Azipull Familiarisation

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This course provides participants with basic knowledge of Rolls Royce Icon Dynamic Positioning (DP) equipment and to provide an insight into the principles and practice of operating Azipull propulsion units.


The course is designed for experienced DP Operators preparing to work with Rolls Royce Icon DP equipment and Azipull configured vessels.


This course covers the following aspects of Rolls Royce Icon DP equipment:

  • Familiarisation with the component parts of the Icon DP system
  • Familiarisation with Icon GUI and control systems
  • Understanding the Icon DP modes of control
  • Alarms and message handling
  • Icon sensors and views
  • Consequence analysis
  • Operator Manuals
  • Azipull manoeuvring theory
  • Benefits of Azipull vs Azimuth
  • Introduction to Helicon X3
  • Operational use of Azipull
  • Emergency controls
  • Practical exercises

Course participants will gain familiarisation with Rolls Royce Icon DP equipment through class time and operational time through simulation on a full mission offshore support vessel bridge.

Course Pre-requisites

Participants must relevant DP experience.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Requirements

This unit requires the ability to read and interpret typical product specifications, job sheets, procedures, and safety information as provided to operators. Writing is required to the level of completing workplace forms. The course is delivered in English.

Assessment & Competency Achievement

There is no formal assessment carried out at the completion of the course. 100% attendance and participation in the course is required. Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Training on completion of the course.

Course Duration

4 days

  • Day 1 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Day 2 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Day 3 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Day 4 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Course Availability

To check for upcoming course dates, course availability and to enrol on this course, please go
to our Training Management Portal.

Number of Participants

Minimum 2 participants

Maximum 4 participants

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Course participants are required to agree with the Term and Conditions of enrolment. These terms and conditions are available at or on request from Farstad Shipping Offshore Simulation Centre staff.