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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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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:

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


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

    "I came to the Diploma in Ship Management as a Ships Captain with little shore office experience. This course has played an important part in my adjustment to my new role ashore. It has given me a far more holistic and strategic attitude towards my functional requirements. This change is already showing results in my daily business. It is also a good springboard toward further studies and opening up greater career opportunities."
    Conor Stott
    "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 very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "The course was intelligently arranged and organised. It is the best online course I have ever taken"
    Hepa Global Energy Ltd
    "It has given me more knowledge about the shipping industry and helped with a new opportunity in a big shipping company. I would recommend anyone who has an interest in shipping to go ahead and enrol themselves for this course."
    Ranadeb Ray
    Port Disbursements Manager (Marine Accounting)Oldendorff Carriers
    "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

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