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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

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Just some of the reasons why it is the best training solution for you.

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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:

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


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

    "The course was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"
    "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
    "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
    "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 prepares you to be efficient and proactive towards the day to day challenges in the shipping industry"
    Masters Energy Oil & Gas lTD
    "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
    "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

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