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Diploma in Tanker Management

A comprehensive course exploring the oil, gas and petrochemicals shipping sector for ship and shore-based executives

Starts 2 July 2021

Delivered by tutored distance learning

Diploma in Tanker Management

The course covers a broad spread of relevant study modules delivering a thorough and detailed knowledge and understanding of the oil, gas and petrochemicals shipping sector and the various legal requirements, operational and technical aspects which make up its complex nature.

This programme delivers a detailed investigation of a wide range of issues, from vessel design and onboard operations, to terminal operations, vetting and chartering over 12 months.

When: 2 July 2021
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate

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100% Online - Learn from wherever you are!

At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.


  • The Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Shipping Market
  • Vessel Design and Specification
  • Tanker Management Overview
  • Vessel Safety and Pollution Management
  • Management Standards: Safety, Security, Quality and Environment
  • Auditing and Vetting
  • Cargo Handling and Management
  • Terminal Operations
  • Commercial Management: Chartering
  • Commercial Management: Operations
  • Case Study

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

"Key requirements for shipowners and operators for success in the oil, gas and petrochemicals industry"

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Michael Quain

For over fourteen years, Michael has been involved in the operation and maintenance of a wide range of seagoing tankers and dry cargo ships including the development and monitoring of maintenance systems, dry-docking and carrying out afloat repairs to a variety of vessels at various locations around the world. Michael has conducted in-house investigation of numerous engineering incidents on-board vessels. 

Michael Quain is joined by a host of of expert authors read more here.