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


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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
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte Ltd
    "It is an enjoyable, interesting and useful course for everybody in contact with the shipping and maritime business"
    J Perez Lorente
    "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
    "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
    "I liked the way the course outline was structured. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone"
    Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Ltd
    "The course is really interesting, I learned a lot of things and it has helped me to improve in my professional life"
    M Lanteaume
    World Fuel

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