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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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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:

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


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

    "I came to the Diploma in Ship Management as a Ships Captain with little shore office experience. This course has played an important part in my adjustment to my new role ashore. It has given me a far more holistic and strategic attitude towards my functional requirements. This change is already showing results in my daily business. It is also a good springboard toward further studies and opening up greater career opportunities."
    Conor Stott
    "The course was intelligently arranged and organised. It is the best online course I have ever taken"
    Hepa Global Energy Ltd
    "I enjoyed this course. It was the opportunity to ensure my knowledge is in line with the industry's requirements"
    "Overall the course was very informative. The modules on finance and maritime law were very interesting"
    Ship Management Pte 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
    "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
    "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

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