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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

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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:

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


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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
    "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"
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte Ltd
    "I liked the way the course outline was structured. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone"
    Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Ltd
    "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 is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
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