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Medium Voltage Switching Authorisation


To reach special skills in handling of such equipment


  • Overview of electrical installations on ships
  • Safety aspects
  • Causes of accidents, statistics, faulty operations
  • Rules / ordinances / regulations
  • Authorisation for switch operation
  • Dangers and effects of electricity
  • Behaviour in case of electrical accidents
  • Management policies and procedures
  • Stay and work in electrical installations
  • Work nearby electrical parts
  • Personal safety equipment / tools (PSE)
  • Demands on MV installations on ships
  • Network protection and components
  • Fault finding in MV installations
  • Structure of a MV ship network
  • Key interlock system for safe isolation
  • Organisational structure during isolation
  • Switching communication and guideline
  • Practical exercises
  • Insulation measurement in MV systems


Duration: 3 days | Language: English and German | Target group: chief engineers, engineers, electrical officers | Costs: on appointment | Availability: EUR 1,050 per person

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