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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:

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


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

    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte Ltd
    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "It has given me more knowledge about the shipping industry and helped with a new opportunity in a big shipping company. I would recommend anyone who has an interest in shipping to go ahead and enrol themselves for this course."
    Ranadeb Ray
    Port Disbursements Manager (Marine Accounting)Oldendorff Carriers
    "The course was intelligently arranged and organised. It is the best online course I have ever taken"
    Hepa Global Energy 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
    "It is a very good course for a global overview of the maritime industry, covering all sections in this specialised career"
    Nature Group
    "I enjoyed the course and was very informative with regards to ship management activities."
    Arunkumar Unnikrishna
    General ManagerVroon Ship Management Pte Ltd

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