Maritime battery systems onboard ships

Practical and theoretical training in operation and maintenance of batteries onboard ships. The course satisfies the Norwegian Maritime Directorate's training requirements.
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Technical information

Course name : Maritime battery systems onboard ships
Course manual : No
Type : Classroom
Course duration: 2 days
Provider : Trainor

The course satisfies the Norwegian Maritime Directorate's circular «Guideline for electrical energy storage systems (maritime EES systems) onboard Norwegian ships”.


After completing and passing the course, participants must be able to lead and perform work tasks related to operating, inspecting and maintaining maritime battery systems in accordance with guidance on requirements for training on chemical storage for energy (maritime battery systems) on board Norwegian ships.

Target group

Those who are to operate, carry out inspections or maintain maritime battery systems in use on board vessels.

Subjects covered in the course

  • Battery chemistry and the different types of battery cells:
  • Structure and operation of lead-acid accumulators
  • Structure and operation of NiCd accumulators
  • Lithium - different types with structure and operation
  • Maintenance and tests
  • Capacity test
  • Frequency converters
  • Technical terms for battery systems
  • Battery systems in a safety perspective
  • Various risks (temperature, poisoning, and ignition)
  • Management systems
  • Battery system's important and critical alarms with a view to the possible cause and consequence of alarms
  • Hazards and incidents that may occur in maritime battery systems
  • Risks associated with battery systems individually and in collaboration with others
  • Regulations and standards

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