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H882 - Azipod® XO technical training

General Information

Duration: 5 days
Venue: Helsinki

H850 Azipod Space Safety & H860 Marine power plant basics for technical staff, or similar, is advisable

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

Marine engineers and electrotechnical personnel at operational and management level

Download: Course description as a pdf

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 Azipod XO systems 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 e.g. ACS800 steering gear drive, shaft-line support unit.


  • Safety procedures while working on the Azipod.
  • Terminology and evolution of Azipod propulsion.
  • ACS800 steering gear drive adjustment and troubleshooting.
  • Electric steering gear.
  • Slip-ring unit technology and maintenance.
  • Power and data transmission system.
  • Encoder signal fault tracing.
  • Electric steering gear.
  • Review of safety aspects inside the Azipod unit.
  • Azipod vessel operation basics.


  • Classroom lessons and discussions about Azipod X systems.
  • Lectures and demonstrations.
  • Workshop exercises with demonstration equipment. 
  • Visits to Azipod Assembly, Motors & Generators and LV Drive production facilites.

Course outline

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