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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:

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


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

    "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 was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"
    "It is an enjoyable, interesting and useful course for everybody in contact with the shipping and maritime business"
    J Perez Lorente
    "It is a very good course for a global overview of the maritime industry, covering all sections in this specialised career"
    Nature Group
    "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 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

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