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Scheduled: 5 March 2024, 12 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Scheduled: 5 March 2024, 12 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Gain ship bunkering operations and management expertise

Develop your expert knowledge on legal, technical, operational and commercial matters for bunker stakeholders


If you have questions about this course, get in touch with our Education Consultants by email or call +44 (0) 20 8052 2710.

Certificate in Bunkering Operations & Management

Core Modules

  • Module 1 - Introduction to the Bunker Industry
  • Module 2 - Marine Fuels: Production, Standards, Specifications and Blending
  • Module 3 - Bunkering Operations, Procedures and Handling
  • Module 4 - Environmental, Health and Safety Regulations and Compliance
  • Module 5 - Commercial and Financial Considerations: Sale and Purchase, Pricing and Hedging
  • Module 6 - Legal and Contractual Issues

What you'll learn

  • The role the bunkering business plays in the shipping industry, plus the fundamentals and key players operating within the bunkering sector
  • The technical and physical nature of marine fuel, the required quality and how it is produced, recent and future fuels coming into use
  • Operations relating to handling and storage of bunker fuel
  • Discover international regulations applying to managing bunker fuel, and how to minimise the impact in the event of mishaps (and prevent them happening in the first place)
  • Examine each stage of the commercial process and assess best-practice pricing and purchasing strategies

How you'll learn

Every course is broken down into manageable modules, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Work through your instructional material online
  • Interact with your peers and learning facilitators through the online forum to discuss subject related issues and to network with your fellow learners
  • Investigate relevant, real-world case studies
  • Apply what you learn each week to ongoing project submissions

Your Digital Badge!

You can now have a digital version of your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Certification!

Powered by Credly, your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Digital Badge is an online version of your credentials that contains a description of your Award, Demonstrated Skills and what it took to obtain your Certificate qualification.

Also, your Digital Badge allows you to get labor market insights data including job openings, salary ranges and selected top employers, and you can display the badge in your email signature, electronic copies of your resume and on social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter!

100% Online

  • Accessible – 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection
  • Flexible – take control of where, when, how and the rate at which you study
  • Professional – industry leading course directors and tutors
  • Quality – study the same course used by corporations for internal training
  • Network – with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge
  • Save money – no additional travel or accommodation costs