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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:

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


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

    "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
    "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
    "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
    "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 prepares you to be efficient and proactive towards the day to day challenges in the shipping industry"
    Masters Energy Oil & Gas lTD
    "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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