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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:

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


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

    "All subjects are interesting. The course is a good summary of ship management issues"
    John Aberoo
    Southern Ship Management
    "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
    "It is a very good course for a global overview of the maritime industry, covering all sections in this specialised career"
    Nature Group
    "The course was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"
    "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
    "I enjoyed this course. It was the opportunity to ensure my knowledge is in line with the industry's requirements"
    "I liked the way the course outline was structured. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone"
    Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Ltd

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