This course is the leading professional development training programme on managing ports in today’s global economy. Since 1999 the Diploma has been recognised as a foremost qualification for port managers, as well as being used by many governments, port companies and terminal operators as part of their own internal training programmes.
Managing a safe and secure port or harbour today demands detailed specialist knowledge. This Diploma provides that knowledge.
When: 20 April 2020
Where: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Diploma, supported by the International Harbour Masters' Association
Duration: 12 months
Captain Kevin Richardson AFNI
Kevin has over 40 years operational experience in the marine industry both ashore and afloat. Actual president of the International Harbour Masters Association (IHMA), Kevin holds a Master Mariner (Class 1) Foreign Going Certificate of Competency, National Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), Level 5 Oil Spill Management qualification, a GMDSSS Certificate and is a qualified ISO BS EN 9002 auditor. He is an Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute and member of the UKTI Port Advisory Group - a government sponsored focus group supporting the UK’s ports industry.
Kevin is joined by a host of expert authors, you can read more here.
The Diploma in Harbour Masters has been academically assessed to provide 60 credits of prior learning accreditation towards a unique MBA delivered in partnership between IBC Academy and Middlesex University.
"This course is the best out there in the profession and the nearest the industry has to offer to a CoC. A fantastic commentary on the duties and standards of a Harbour Master."
David Collins, Deputy Harbour Master, ABP Barrow
"The course modules are certainly of huge value in terms of the breadth of topic and detail covered and have been of great assistance in my appointment as Queen’s Harbour Master for Gibraltar. I would recommend it to any aspiring Harbour Master."
Lt Cdr N J Chapman RN, Queen’s Harbour Master, HM Naval Base, Gibraltar