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Certificate in International Maritime Codes and Conventions

Professional development course exploring the implementation and enforcement of regulations in the shipping industry

Starts 7th May 2020

Delivered by tutored distance learning

Certificate in International Maritime Codes and Conventions

The Certificate in Maritime Codes and Conventions is an important professional development programme which delivers essential and practical education on the regulations which shape the maritime industry.

It is acknowledged as a vital course for anyone who needs in-depth knowledge of the regulation of the shipping industry - from shipping company staff to seafarers, legal professionals and commercial executives to policymakers and regulators alike.

When: 7 May 2020
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 weeks
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate

Ideal for:
This course is perfect for anyone seeking to develop their knowledge on the implementation of maritime conventions, such as: Ship Masters and Officers, Fleet and Vessel Managers, Superintendents, Human Resource Personal, Government Maritime Administration Personal.
It's also popular with Manning Agents, Insurers, Legal Professionals, Naval Architects, Surveyors, Shipyard Managers, Equipment Manufacturers and other employees from International and National Organisations

Important for anyone needing in-depth knowledge of the operational implications of maritime conventions


  • Maritime Governance
  •  Ship Construction, Design, Engineering, Documentation, & Regulation
  •  Navigation, Voyage Planning & Cargo Handling
  •  Manning & Training
  •  Safety & Security
  •  Marine Resource Management & Environmental Protection

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

Simon O. Williams, BA, LL.M

Simon Williams is an expert on issues surrounding the maritime regulatory environment. He is a Director of a consultancy, specialising in ship management solutions, naval intelligence and maritime security.

Also a regular contributor on the maritime industry to leading publications such as the Maritime Executive, Lloyd's List, Naval Technology amongst others; Simon has a wealth of experience and a respected industry voice perfect to lead you through your Certificate.

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. It is well worth doing to increase knowledge and experience.

Stacey Mischeski, 

Fleet Manager at Maritime Cook Islands and student 2017

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