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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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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:

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


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

    "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 the course and was very informative with regards to ship management activities."
    Arunkumar Unnikrishna
    General ManagerVroon Ship Management Pte Ltd
    "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
    "All subjects are interesting. The course is a good summary of ship management issues"
    John Aberoo
    Southern Ship Management
    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "It has given me more knowledge about the shipping industry and helped with a new opportunity in a big shipping company. I would recommend anyone who has an interest in shipping to go ahead and enrol themselves for this course."
    Ranadeb Ray
    Port Disbursements Manager (Marine Accounting)Oldendorff Carriers
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte Ltd

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