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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:

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


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    "The course prepares you to be efficient and proactive towards the day to day challenges in the shipping industry"
    Masters Energy Oil & Gas 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
    "It is an enjoyable, interesting and useful course for everybody in contact with the shipping and maritime business"
    J Perez Lorente
    "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
    "I enjoyed this course. It was the opportunity to ensure my knowledge is in line with the industry's requirements"
    "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
    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
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