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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:

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


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

    "All subjects are interesting. The course is a good summary of ship management issues"
    John Aberoo
    Southern Ship Management
    "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
    "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
    "It is an enjoyable, interesting and useful course for everybody in contact with the shipping and maritime business"
    J Perez Lorente
    "It is a very good course for a global overview of the maritime industry, covering all sections in this specialised career"
    Nature Group
    "The course was interesting and I continually learnt new information which is helpful in my job"

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