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Providing the skills to manage ships effectively and meet essential industry standards
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Plus! Your Course Director
Captain John Dickie, BA
Joint Development Associates Limited, UK

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 equips existing and potential ship managers with the skills required to manage ships effectively and safely as well as ensuring they are meeting essential industry standards.

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

This professional development diploma will:

  • Update you with all the latest relevant industry legislation,

  • Develop new skills and confidence,

  • Formalise your knowledge and make you a more attractive business prospect.

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:

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


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

    "It is an enjoyable, interesting and useful course for everybody in contact with the shipping and maritime business"
    J Perez Lorente
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte Ltd
    "The course was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"
    "The course was intelligently arranged and organised. It is the best online course I have ever taken"
    Hepa Global Energy 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
    "All subjects are interesting. The course is a good summary of ship management issues"
    John Aberoo
    Southern Ship Management
    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder

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