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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:

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


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

    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte 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 enjoyed this course. It was the opportunity to ensure my knowledge is in line with the industry's requirements"
    "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
    "The course was intelligently arranged and organised. It is the best online course I have ever taken"
    Hepa Global Energy Ltd
    "All subjects are interesting. The course is a good summary of ship management issues"
    John Aberoo
    Southern Ship Management
    "It is a very good course for a global overview of the maritime industry, covering all sections in this specialised career"
    Nature Group

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