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Dynamic Positioning / Ice Navigation



Suspended Delivery Service - 2 March 2022


Due to the current crisis in Ukraine, DHL has suspended all deliveries to Russia and Belarus for the foreseeable future. DHL are however, now delivering to some regions within the Ukraine.  Below is a list of the Regions/Cities that DHL are unable to deliver to.




We will be holding documents with a return address that is in either Russia, or any of the above areas until an alternative address is provided. If you wish to update your address, you may do this by signing into your Alexis Platform account and updating your personal details.


Please note that if you wish your documents to be returned to a company address, we will also require the name and job title of the person who is to receive the documents on your behalf.



Ukrainian DPOs Certification extension - 14 March 2022


The Nautical Institute has granted an immediate extension to the validity period of these DP Certificates due to expire during 2022. Please read the circular below for full details.

DPTC 002-2022



New Postal Address - 20 January 2022


We have moved to new premises. Our new postal address with immediate effect is 200b Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7JY, UK. All other contact details remain the same.


What is DP?

Dynamic Positioning is a vessel capability provided individual systems & functions.

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How do I apply?

Please apply online using our DP application process.

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Got a DP query?

Please refer to our FAQs and Guidance Notes.


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