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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:

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


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

    "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 liked the way the course outline was structured. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone"
    Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Ltd
    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "The course was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"
    "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
    "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

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