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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:

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


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    "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"
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    "The course was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"
    "I enjoyed this course. It was the opportunity to ensure my knowledge is in line with the industry's requirements"
    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "I believe it is a very good approach to the ship management business, a lot of interesting and different points of view"
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    "I liked the way the course outline was structured. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone"
    Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Ltd
    "The course prepares you to be efficient and proactive towards the day to day challenges in the shipping industry"
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