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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:

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


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

    "I liked the way the course outline was structured. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone"
    Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Ltd
    "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
    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "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
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte Ltd
    "I enjoyed this course. It was the opportunity to ensure my knowledge is in line with the industry's requirements"
    "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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