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H862 - LNG Electrical propulsion system

The goal of this course is to train the participants to operate and maintain a vessel propulsion control system by using the training simulator, based on vessel configuration.

Learning objectives

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

  • Understand the function of the electrical propulsion control system.
  • Operate the maintenance station.


General topics:

  • Introduction to ABB Marine Services.
  • Electrical propulsion system overview.


  • Navigate the maintenance station.
  • Local and remote control.
  • Operational modes and control modes.
  • Protection functions.
  • Blackout protection.
  • Operational limitations.
  • Start interlocks.

Software introduction:

  • Control system monitoring.
  • System structure.

Fault-tracing and troubleshooting:

  • Alarm and event handling.


  • Instructor-led course.
  • Interactive classroom discussions and associated lab exercises. 
  • Approximately 50% of the course is comprised of hands-on lab activities.

Course outline

General Information

Duration: 4 days
Venue: Singapore

Fundamental knowledge of vessel operation.
Basic knowledge of Windows XP.
Completion of ACS6000 SD/AD marine drive course or similar knowledge is advisable.

Additional information: Minimum 4, maximum 6 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
Certification: This course has been certified in accordance with "DNV Standard for Certification of Learning Programmes - 3.201"

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