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H884 - Azipod® vessel operational onboard coaching

Onboard workshop for management and operational level (STCW) deck and engine personnel on twin-Azipod cruise vessel operation in normal and special operational conditions.

Learning objectives

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

  • Know about the operational principles of diesel-electric Azipod vessels. 
  • Understand the propulsion system and basic operational methods. 
  • Know procedures required for safe watch keeping.

This training can be a refresher for officers that have completed Azipod vessel operational training H883 or H885.


NOTE: The actual content is finalized according to the needs and requests of the owner and the participants. Potential main topics include the following areas of Azipod vessel operation:

Potential main topics include the following areas of Azipod vessel operation:

  • Diesel-electric propulsion system behavior in various situations.
  • Azipod vessel emergency maneuvers.
  • System functionalities, power plant and potential malfuncions.
  • Vessel resource management and communication.


  • Practical presentations and discussions in a training room.
  • Hands-on exercises utilizing ship’s bridge equipment.

Course outline

General Information

Duration: One port day with possible extension to two port days and the night in between
Venue: Onboard workshop.
Helsinki and Stockholm in the Baltic area.
Selected ports in the Mediterranean and Caribbean areas at request.


Additional information: None
Student profile:

Azipod vessel deck and engine personnel at management and operational level (STCW)

Download: Course description as a pdf

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