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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.

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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:

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


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    "The course prepares you to be efficient and proactive towards the day to day challenges in the shipping industry"
    Masters Energy Oil & Gas lTD
    "The course is really interesting, I learned a lot of things and it has helped me to improve in my professional life"
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    World Fuel
    "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"
    Cruise Ship
    "The course is very informative and helps a lot to build up a profound knowledge of shipping business"
    Martin Brandt
    Carsten Rehder
    "All subjects are interesting. The course is a good summary of ship management issues"
    John Aberoo
    Southern Ship Management
    "I liked the way the course outline was structured. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone"
    Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Ltd
    "It is a very good course for a global overview of the maritime industry, covering all sections in this specialised career"
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