H895 - Marine 800xA and AC400 Automation Training

The goal of this course is to learn how to perform regular maintenance and troubleshooting upon the system, and how the 800xA IAMCS (Integrated Alarm, Monitoring and Control System) is designed to fit marine applications and requirements.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the philosophy of an up-to-date automation system.
  • Fully use main operator functionalities.
  • Maximize productivity.
  • Troubleshoot common issues.
  • Reduce decision time.
  • Perform engineering activities for runtime operations.
  • Optimize the process.


  • 800xA IAMCS philosophy, products overview and life cycle.
  • IT architectures on ferry and cruise applications.
    • TCP/IP
    • Routers, switches, firewalls
    • Relationship between networks onboard
  • Microsoft-based IT devices
    • Clients and servers
    • MS Windows 7/’10, MS Windows ’08/’10 In-dustrial IT with OPC protocol
  • 800xA configuration and startup
    • AC800M PLC programming


  • Workshop in classroom
  • Build demonstration application starting from a void system
  • Hands-on exercises on 800xA system
  • Fault tracing by identifying issues from abnormalities

Course outline

General Information

Duration: 5 days
Venue: Genoa, Italy
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Students should know the fundamentals of working with automation control systems. Marine 800xA automation training for operators - operation and diagnostic is advisable.

Additional information: Minimum 6, maximum 8 participants
Student profile:

Marine engineers and electro-technical personnel at the support and operational level

Download: Course description as a pdf

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