H882 - Azipod® XO Technical Training

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

Learning objectives

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

  • Describe the functions of the different sub-systems of the Azipod propulsion system and how they interact.
  • Understand the importance of correct maintenance.
  • Understand the monitoring possibilities and how to troubleshoot the discussed systems.
  • Perform adjustments on specific system components.


  • Safety procedures while working on the Azipod.
  • Terminology and evolution of Azipod propulsion.
  • ACS800 steering gear drive programming, adjustment and troubleshooting.
  • Electric steering gear.
  • Slip-ring unit technology and maintenance.
  • Power and data transmission system.
  • Electric steering gear.
  • Steering angle feedback assembly.
  • Review of safety aspects inside the Azipod unit.


  • Classroom lessons and discussions about Azipod XO systems.
  • Lectures and demonstrations.
  • Workshop exercises with demonstration equipment. 
  • Visits to machine factory and Azipod assembly factory.

Course outline

General Information

Duration: 5 days
Venue: Helsinki, Finland

Marine Power Plant Basic for Technical Staff and Azipod® Space Safety course from ABB Marine Academy are advisable.

Additional information: Minimum 6, maximum 8 participants
On-site training available on request
Student profile:

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

Download: Course description as a pdf

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