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In-company training

Essential industry legislation and regulation compliance explained
Ideal for existing and aspiring ship managers

as well as those working in the industry requiring an understanding of the role

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Flexible, easily accessible, cost effective, global classroom.

Just some of the reasons why it is the best training solution for you.

Tailor this course to your own company requirements

Distance learning, instructor led workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery for corporate groups.

Diploma in Ship Management: Manage your vessels effectively

Programme Overview - Diploma in Ship Management

This distance learning Diploma in Ship Management furnishes you with the skills, knowledge and tools you need to keep up to date and assist your career to either becoming or understanding the essential role of the ship manager.

The entire programme makes managers aware of the complexities faced in dealing with an international market. Not only do you need to be aware of how your own company or organisation works but also how the industry is responding to the ever changing world.

The unique 12 month qualification provides you with a comprehensive up to the minute understanding of key codes and regulations directly impacting this area of the industry. The ISM and ISPS Code are both covered in depth, not only giving details of the actual code contents but also explaining how the matters of safety and security each relate and integrate with the role of the manager.

Download the latest Diploma in Ship Management distance learning course prospectus here.

Distance Learning Prospectus

Distance Learning Prospectus

Gain the qualification you need to further your career in the shipping industry

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

• Identify the role of the ship manager within the context of the development of the marine industry
• Explain both the ISM and ISPS Codes and their interrelationship with the manager
• Describe the linkage between quality, safety management and environmental systems.
• Assess the management of resources and operations for vessel activities
• Analyse core business requirements such as accounting, customer service, law and insurance
• Create and present professional written business reports

 Download the latest Diploma in Ship Management distance learning course prospectus here for the full course content.

Over 2,000 students representing some of these companies:

  • CMI Offshore Ltd
  • Offshore Technical Management Solutions
  • ISSC Ukrrichflot
  • Petrbras America
  • Hydrodrive Nigeria Limited
  • P & O Nedlloyd
  • Star Reefers UK
  • Trinity House
  • Shenzhen Huawei Offshore Shipping Ltd
  • Scandlines
  • National Ferries Company
  • Emerald Shipping Ltd
  • US Navy
  • Helios Terminal Corporation
  • A.P. Moller
  • Glingrow Holding Ltd
  • Atlas Services Group
  • Satur
  • Reederei 'Nord' Klaus Transpetro
  • Zuidwal 33
  • Bibby Line Ltd
  • Waterman Marine Consultancy
  • United Marine Dredging Ltd
  • A.P Moller Maersk Crewing Ukraine
  • Qatar Liquefied Gas Company
  • Maritime Engineers Pty Ltd
  • The Home Depot
  • Thome Ship Management PTE Ltd
  • Intergrate Aluminium Components
  • Brevigtank AS
  • Steamship Shipping
  • Pacific International Lines Pte Ltd
  • Dolphin Offshore Enterprises
  • Petrobas Transporte S.A -Transpetro
  • Mideast Ship Management Ltd
  • Dubai Petroleum Co
  • Bestobell LNG
  • SOFRM 1939
  • Rickmers Reederei GmbH & Cie.KG
  • Scott Shipping Management Ltd
  • Maersk Maritime Services
  • Lannaman & Morris (Shipping) Ltd
  • Geden Lines
  • E-thokwini Muricipality
  • Helko Marine Services Ltd
  • Technip Offshore UK
  • Transocen Support SVCS Nigeria Limited
  • Asia Ship International Ltd
  • KGJS Singapore Pte Ltd
  • Zora Canaries Sl
  • Thomas Miller P & I Club Ltd
  • Eagle Maritime RAK FZE
  • Texaco Ltd
  • Lamnalld Group
  • Din's Trading Sdn Bhd
  • Dorchester Maritime Ltd
  • Seamar Shipping BV
  • Tidewater Marine
  • Transport Canada
  • Norwegian Maritime Directorate
  • C-Mar Group
  • Western Bulk
  • Oceanwide Shipping
  • Royal Navy of Oman
  • Blendong Shipping Company
  • Omark Maritime Ltd
  • NATO Underwater Research Centre
  • Smit Amandla Marine
  • Sanko Rotterdam
  • J.P Samartiz Maritime Enterprises Co SA
  • Adnatco Ngsco
  • Sherine El Naggar/Naggar Shipping Company
  • Elburg Shipmanagement Phils Inc
  • Delmas
  • Trinity Offshore Pte Ltd
  • Trans Sea Marine Services LLC
  • Norfolk Line
  • INTRESCO Ltd (Ukraine Branch Office)
  • Columbia Ship Management
  • Petroruss Inc
  • Oceanforce Management Ltd
  • Initium Maritime Corp.
  • Ustica Lines Spa
  • Q-Shipping
  • Baggermy Boskalis BV
  • FEMCO Management
  • Andriaki Shipping Co Ltd
  • OSG Ship Management
  • Crossway Navigation Agency Inc
  • Rolls Royce
  • Unione Ligura Aramento
  • Denholm Ship Management Ltd
  • Thoreson & Co (Bangkok) Ltd
  • Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group
  • Vela International Marine Ltd
  • Wallenius Marine AB
  • TESMA Holding
  • Murphy Oil Corp
  • P&A Group of Companies
  • Serco Limited Marine Services
  • CGGVERITAS Services
  • Dubai Dry Docks
  • Port Authority of Jamaica
  • Stanford Marine LLC
  • Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Ltd
  • OOCL
  • Irshs Naval Service
  • Anglo Eastern
  • Balthellas Chartering SA
  • Raffles Ship Management
  • Serco Denholm Ltd Services S.A
  • Baja Ferries USA
  • Alliance Marine Services
  • Black Sea Contractor, Odessa
  • Westward Sailing Ltd
  • Svitzer Middle East Ltd
  • International Shipping Partners INC
  • Atlantic Ro Ro Carriers Inc
  • Transnave Navegacao S/A
  • Mitsui O.S.K Lines Maritime
  • Gibunco Management Ltd
  • Northern Marine Management
  • Rehm Thermal Systems
  • IRCG
  • Panama Maritime Authority
  • Fugro Marine Services BV
  • Constantza Maritime University
  • Velmar Shipping Ltd
  • Abu Dhabi National Tanker Co
  • SCF Unicom Singapore Pte Ltd
  • DSL Shipping Ltd
  • Shipmanagement Ltd
  • Container Ship Management Ltd
  • Norbulk Shipping UK Ltd
  • Ashit Shipping Services Pvt.Ltd
  • Beluga Fleetmanagement
  • Doehle (IOM) Ltd
  • Teekay Shipping
  • Songa Shipmanagement Ltd
  • Sea Management Ltd
  • MOL LNG Transport Co Ltd
  • Wartsila
  • UK Hydrographic Office
  • Single Buoy Moorings (SBM) Inc
  • Eimskip
  • Seabulk Offshore Operations Nigeria Ltd
  • Deckmaster Marine Softwares Inc
  • Seacor Marine (International) Ltd
  • FMC Oil & Gas Nigeria Ltd
  • Hull Blyth Nigeria
  • International Tanker Management Ltd
  • Nautika Sdn Bhd
  • P&O Maritime Services
  • MOL Tankship Management Ltd
  • SMIT (Nigeria) Limited
  • MOD
  • Hellenic Star Shipping Co
  • Ceres Lng Services Ltd
  • BP Shipping Bunkers (Ltd) Pty
  • Kreuz Subsea Pte Ltd
  • MSC Ship Management Ltd
  • Cunard Line Ltd
  • Vigeo Shipping Ltd
  • Windforce Maritime Enterprises Inc
  • MOL Shipmanagement Co Ltd
  • Barber Ship Management
  • Det Norske Veritas
  • Engy Shipping Lines
  • Australian Maritime Safety authority
  • Nepal Oil and Gas at Foursure towers
  • Azalea Maritime BV
  • Lamnalco West Africa
  • A/S Torm
  • Unicom Management Services Ltd
  • Manton Group Ltd
  • Amandla Marine
  • Niovis Shipping Co SA
  • Campbell Shipping Co Ltd
  • Lasco Shipping Co
  • Laskaridis Shipping Co Ltd
  • Orient Ship Management
  • Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard
  • Chevron Texaco Shipping Co LLC
  • De Schroef BV
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Lloyd’s Register of Shipping and Industry Services S.A.
  • SMIT Nigeria Ltd
  • Grimaldi Lines
  • State Oil Company of Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Eurasia Maritime Management
  • Tsalos Shipping & Trading
  • V. Ships
  • Centrofin Management Inc
  • Samin Shipping Co Ltd
  • Fred Olsen Cruise Lines Ltd
  • Air France
  • Kyklades Maritime Corportation
  • Serco Marine Services
  • Subsea Petroleum Services
  • Tidex Nigeria Ltd
  • Intership Pte Ltd
  • Neil Burgess Limited
  • Stena Line
  • Stephenson Harwood
  • Novel Commodities SA
  • Jo Tankers BV
  • International Shipping Services
  • Cayman Islands Shipping Registry
  • General Maritime Crewing Pte Ltd
  • Century Energy Services Ltd
  • Hoswon & Simone CPA
  • Malta Maritime Authority
  • Deena Shipping LLC
  • Nakicat Switzerwijsmuller W.L.L
  • Green Barge Company Ltd
  • Samcham Holdings Ltd
  • Primorsk Shipping Corporation
  • Marine Management SCMT
  • Shell Ship Management Ltd
  • Germanischer Lloyd Nigeria
  • Codinvest
  • Sailing Yacht Selene
  • Clyde Marine
  • Celebrity Cruise Line
  • GAC Marine Shipping
  • Knutsen OAS UK Ltd
  • All Marine Spares International LLC
  • Gulf Stolt Ship Management
  • Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc
  • Great Eagle Maritime International Limited
  • Dalby Offshore Services Ltd
  • Maritech
  • Vale
  • Latvian Shipping Co
  • Modec Management Services PTE LTD
  • Motor Yacht Montkaj
  • Caspian Services Group Ltd
  • Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi A.S
  • Seaspan Ship Management Ltd-Canada


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A superb programme. Don't just take our word for it:

    "All subjects are interesting. The course is a good summary of ship management issues"
    John Aberoo
    Southern Ship Management
    "The course prepares you to be efficient and proactive towards the day to day challenges in the shipping industry"
    Masters Energy Oil & Gas lTD
    "I liked the way the course outline was structured. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone"
    Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Ltd
    "It is an enjoyable, interesting and useful course for everybody in contact with the shipping and maritime business"
    J Perez Lorente
    "The course opened up the wide range of topics this business brings with it and explains how various departments / items are connected to each other"
    Student, 2013
    "The course was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"
    "I gained so much knowledge in only a year; I think it is a must for anyone who starts working in the shipping field"
    R Vassiliou
    NAF Shipping

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