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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:

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


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

    "I enjoyed this course. It was the opportunity to ensure my knowledge is in line with the industry's requirements"
    "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 was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"
    "I enjoyed the course and was very informative with regards to ship management activities."
    Arunkumar Unnikrishna
    General ManagerVroon Ship Management Pte 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
    "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 intelligently arranged and organised. It is the best online course I have ever taken"
    Hepa Global Energy Ltd

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