Announcing the first class convening of Maritime Technical Services “Automation & Engineering Manning Course” on September 18, 2017.

This class will offer a comprehensive look at automation used in commercial vessels.  The training cover the following topics:

  • The History of Automation from a Coast Guard and Industry Perspective
  • How automation has transformed the maritime industry
  • Instrumentation and how automated systems function
  • Automation Rules and Standards (1988 Rule making, NVICs, and Part 61 and 62)
  • DVTP, PTSP, FMEA and Plan Review of Automation Systems
  • Performance Based Testing of Automation Components (PSTP)
  • How automation is used to augment or replace machinery space watch standing functions (The road to UMS)
  • STCW and machinery space watch keeping
  • The Principles of Safe Manning
  • How the ISM Code relates to Machinery Space Automation and Plant Reliability

This class is a one week (40-Hour) course that all Machinery Inspectors should attend to augment their professional development.

Students must be a fully Qualified Machinery Inspector to attend this course.

Call for details: 510-499-2995