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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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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:

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


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

    "I enjoyed this course. It was the opportunity to ensure my knowledge is in line with the industry's requirements"
    "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
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte Ltd
    "All subjects are interesting. The course is a good summary of ship management issues"
    John Aberoo
    Southern Ship Management
    "I liked the way the course outline was structured. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone"
    Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Ltd
    "The course was intelligently arranged and organised. It is the best online course I have ever taken"
    Hepa Global Energy Ltd
    "The course was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"

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