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Professionals living and currently working in Hong Kong’s maritime sector can benefit from an 80% refund on nine Lloyd's Maritime Academy courses as part of the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF) introduced by the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board.

The aim of the MATF is to build up a vibrant, diversified and competitive pool of professionals and technical personnel to support Hong Kong’s future development in both the maritime and aviation sectors.  May 2019 saw $200 million being injected into the MATF for a further six years.

Nine of Lloyd’s Maritime Academy’s courses have been included in the Pre-approved Courses of Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme under the MATF.  The courses include:

maritime business management

Diploma in Maritime Business Management -Gain the key skills & Knowledge to manage a maritime business

ship management

Diploma in Ship Management - Learn industry legislation & regulation compliance to manage your vessels effectively

small craft surveying

Diploma in Small Craft Surveying - Join the leading qualification for surveyors of small vessels

port management

Diploma in Port Management - Learn from the experts in port/harbour managemnt, operations & administrations

marine engineering

Diploma in Marine Engineering - Study the key principles of marine engineering & marine engineering practice

ship superintendency

Diploma in Ship Superintendency - Develop proficiency in technical & management elements of ship superintendency

marine surveying

Diploma in Marine Surveying - Become a fully informed surveyor with invaluable technical & management knowledge


Certificate in Chartering - Study the Principles and practical mechanics of ship chartering practice and charterparty contracts

maritime law and shipping contracts

Certificate in Maritime Law & Shipping Contracts - Understand regulatory frameworks and commercial contracts in the shipping industry