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Diploma in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Shipping

A comprehensive course exploring the oil, gas and petrochemicals shipping sector for ship and shore-based executives by tutored distance learning

Starts July 2018

Delivered by tutored distance learning

Diploma in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Shipping

The course covers a broad spread of relevant study modules delivering a thorough and detailed knowledge and understanding of the oil, gas and petrochemicals shipping sector and the various legal requirements, operational and technical aspects which make up its complex nature.

This programme delivers a detailed investigation of a wide range of issues, from vessel design and onboard operations, to terminal operations, vetting and chartering over 12 months.

When: July 2018
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate


Course Content | Courses Fees | About Online Learning


  • The Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Market
  • The Supply Chain in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Shipping
  • Vessel Types in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Shipping
  • Vessel Design and Specifications
  • Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Vessel Operations
  • Vessel Safety and Pollution Management
  • Vessel Vetting and Auditing
  • Cargo Handling and Management
  • Terminal Operations in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Shipping
  • Chartering Agreements in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Industry
  • Case Study: Vetting an Oil Tanker in Practise

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

"Key requirements for shipowners and operators for success in the oil, gas and petrochemicals industry"

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Michael Quain

For over fourteen years, Michael has been involved in the operation and maintenance of a wide range of seagoing tankers and dry cargo ships including the development and monitoring of maintenance systems, dry-docking and carrying out afloat repairs to a variety of vessels at various locations around the world. Michael has conducted in-house investigation of numerous engineering incidents on-board vessels. 

Michael Quain is joined by a host of of expert authors, you can read more here.