This two-day course will cover key elements of shaft alignment theory and practice. It will also highlight the recent developments in shaft alignment analytical methods.Understand shaft alignment and the processes involved.

Who should attend?

The course is of value to everyone involved in technical aspects of shafting on ships. It is of particular value to those involved with alignment inspections during newbuild and repair, who wish to gain an appreciation or enhance their understanding of new analytical techniques and procedures.

The course is suitable for anyone with a basic knowledge of ships and associated engineering disciplines.

Key content

  • shaft alignment design

  • shaft alignment analysis

  • stern tube bearing material properties and selection

  • practical aspects of assembly

  • alignment validation techniques

  • sea trials and acceptance

  • case studies of stern-tube bearing failures

What will you learn?

You will develop your knowledge of modern alignment design, installation and measurement techniques. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in discussions dealing with all aspects of shaft alignment. These are supported by exercises each day, which are designed to assess the understanding of the presented topics.

Previous experience

None required.


Delivered by one of our expert trainers who facilitates participation and discussion

27-28 Nov 2024


EUR 1035.00

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