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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:

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


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

    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "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
    "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
    "The present course is really useful and interesting for all people who are in the sea business, as well as forwarders, shippers etc"
    K Taran
    "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
    "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
    "I enjoyed this course. It was the opportunity to ensure my knowledge is in line with the industry's requirements"

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