Potential Seamen will be Trained to Work on Real High-voltage Ship Equipment

More than 500 students of the Maritime Institute and the Maritime College at Sevastopol State University will undergo training on real high-voltage marine equipment, study the principles of its operation and the features of its safe operation in accordance with international and national requirements for the training of marine specialists.

“For this purpose, new equipment was introduced into the educational process at the Department of Marine Electrical Equipment - the KNV-10M complete switchgear (marine version), which will provide training for students in accordance with the requirements of the STCW International Convention”, said the Director of the institute, Dmitry Burkov.

KNV-10M switchgear is designed for operation in three-phase alternating current electrical installations for three-wire systems and is manufactured for installation on modern marine vessels and floating structures in accordance with the requirements of the Rules for the Classification and Construction of Marine Vessels of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

Faculty who will teach students how to use equipment have undergone special training.

“The University pays great attention to the compliance of its equipment with international and national requirements for the training of marine specialists”, said Project Manager, Vladimir Tsaloev.

In the future, at the Department of Marine Electrical Equipment, it is planned to equip laboratories with modern testing units for training students in the theoretical foundations of electrical engineering.