Comprehensive crew training is essential to be able to take advantage of a naval's vessels full capabilities. Lürssen's in-depth training ensures that customers get the best out of their crew. It also enables customers to reach their goals to reduce operational costs and enhance fleet readiness. Our trainers have extensive knowledge in complex vessels and systems and it is their mission to turn staff into skilled, motivated and committed operators. Over the past 35 years, we have successfully qualified over 5,800 trainees for civilian and naval customers.

The best conditions for subsequent success

Training is provided in the best environment for the job. We offer instruction at the Lürssen Training Centre  (LTC) in Bremen, on the client’s premises, on the vessel or all of the above. The LTC is equipped with state-of-the-art training facilities and modern technology such as simulators, which make practice exercises as realistic as possible. It offers comfortable living conditions with accommodation for more than 130 trainees. The LTC is adapted to cultural needs, providing separate spaces for male and female crew members and so forth.


The following is an overview of the comprehensive training services we provide:


  • Training needs analysis (TNA)
  • Basic technical training
  • Operational training
  • Maintenance training
  • On-the-job training
  • Ship safety training
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Training management
  • Language training

Damage control

Lürssen designs and builds customised
damage training simulators for realistic crew training,
even on board. This results in safe and optimised training
and reduced operational expenses. Training focal points


  • Vessel flooding control
  • Firefighting
  • Emergency bilge pumping
  • Electrical damage control
  • Rescue measures