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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:

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


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

    "It is an enjoyable, interesting and useful course for everybody in contact with the shipping and maritime business"
    J Perez Lorente
    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte 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
    "The present course is really useful and interesting for all people who are in the sea business, as well as forwarders, shippers etc"
    K Taran
    "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

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