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Starting 24 July 2024

Delivered by digital learning over 12 weeks (Part-time)

Starting 24 July 2024

Delivered by digital learning over 12 weeks (Part-time)

Understand policies, standards and the key stakeholders governing marine and air pollution from shipping

Gain essential know-how and the tools to prevent and reduce all kinds of pollution from shipping, including pollution in the offshore oil and gas sector. Explore emission trading schemes, and current regulatory and industry best practice trends.

Certificate in Combatting Marine and Air Pollution from Shipping Online Course

Core Modules

  • Module 1 – Pollution in Context: Causes and Effects, Governance, Regulations and Enforcement
  • Module 2 – Marine Pollution from Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk, Harmful Substances in Packaged Form, Sewage, Garbage, Ballast Water and Other Sources
  • Module 3 – Oil Pollution, Including from Offshore Oil & Gas Activities
  • Module 4 – IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap Regulation and Enforcement
  • Module 5 – IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap Monitoring, Ongoing Improvement, and Industry Best Practice
  • Module 6 – Emission Trading Schemes, Greenhouse Gases and Shipping

What you'll learn

  • Different marine pollution types and sources including chronic and accidental pollution
  • Current regulatory and industry best practice trends
  • Challenges and frameworks governing environmental threats from a variety of sources coming from ship operations – ballast water, fouling, chemical pollution, sewage and garbage, ship recycling etc.
  • The key aspects of marine pollution caused by oil in the offshore oil and gas sector
  • Technical lessons learned from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
  • Air pollution from shipping from the standpoint of low sulphur requirements adopted by the IMO
  • IMO 2020 compliant fuels, emission monitoring, crew awareness and training, contractual impacts, industry best practice and guidelines
  • The key concepts and overview of cap-and-trade schemes on the international and regional level

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

Claim 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