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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

About Distance Learning

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:

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


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

    "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
    "The course was intelligently arranged and organised. It is the best online course I have ever taken"
    Hepa Global Energy Ltd
    "Very informative and professionally presented study material led by a highly experienced tutor. The flexible study option gave me the opportunity to follow a personal time scheme"
    Cruise Ship
    "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
    "I enjoyed this course. It was the opportunity to ensure my knowledge is in line with the industry's requirements"
    "I believe it is a very good approach to the ship management business, a lot of interesting and different points of view"
    I Carbunaru
    V Ships

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