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Providing the skills to manage ships effectively and meet essential industry standards
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Plus! Your Course Director
Captain John Dickie, BA
Joint Development Associates Limited, UK

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 equips existing and potential ship managers with the skills required to manage ships effectively and safely as well as ensuring they are meeting essential industry standards.

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

This professional development diploma will:

  • Update you with all the latest relevant industry legislation,

  • Develop new skills and confidence,

  • Formalise your knowledge and make you a more attractive business prospect.

Download the latest Diploma in Ship Management distance learning course prospectus here for the full course content.

Over 1,500 students representing some of these companies:

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


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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 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
    "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 sheme"
    Cruise Ship
    "The course was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"
    "The course prepares you to be efficient and proactive towards the day to day challenges in the shipping industry"
    Masters Energy Oil & Gas lTD
    "It is an enjoyable, interesting and useful course for everybody in contact with the shipping and maritime business"
    J Perez Lorente

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