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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:

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


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

    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte Ltd
    "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
    "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
    "All subjects are interesting. The course is a good summary of ship management issues"
    John Aberoo
    Southern Ship Management
    "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

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