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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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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:

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


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

    "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 course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "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
    "It is a very good course for a global overview of the maritime industry, covering all sections in this specialised career"
    Nature Group
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte Ltd
    "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
    "All subjects are interesting. The course is a good summary of ship management issues"
    John Aberoo
    Southern Ship Management

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