H880 – Azipod® DO Technical Training

This course provides a deeper understanding of the Azipod® propulsion systems, and how to operate, maintain and troubleshoot the system components.

Learning objectives

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

  • Have advanced knowledge of Azipod® DO system.
  • Understand the functioning of the propulsion and drive control.
  • Operate and maintain ACS800 Azipod DO drive system.
  • Trace and correct basic faults


General topics:

  • Azipod DO propulsion system structure
  • Drive control and electrical steering gear
  • Construction and function of ACS880 single drive and ACS880LC drive
  • Fault tracing methods, exchanging the parts and modules
  • Theory and exercises on the drive and controller PC tool programs
  • Factory visit


  • Lectures and demonstrations
  • Workshop exercises with demo equipment
  • Manual exercises; general, propulsion, maintenance.

Course outline

General Information

Duration: 4 days
Venue: Helsinki, Finland

Participants should have attended the Marine Power Plant Basic for Technical Staff from ABB Marine Academy.

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

Marine engineers and electro-technical personnel at operational and management level

Download: Course description as a pdf

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