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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

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:

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


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

    "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 present course is really useful and interesting for all people who are in the sea business, as well as forwarders, shippers etc"
    K Taran
    "It is an enjoyable, interesting and useful course for everybody in contact with the shipping and maritime business"
    J Perez Lorente
    "The course was intelligently arranged and organised. It is the best online course I have ever taken"
    Hepa Global Energy Ltd
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte Ltd
    "I liked the way the course outline was structured. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone"
    Bourbon Interoil Nigeria 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

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