This site is part of the Informa Connect Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.

Scheduled: 1 May 2024, 12 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

Scheduled: 1 May 2024, 12 weeks
On-Demand: Start Now!

A comprehensive course on maritime regulations and their implementation, compliance and enforcement

Professional development course exploring the implementation and enforcement of regulations in the shipping industry


Have a question? Visit our FAQs page or get in touch with our Education Consultants by Email or at +44 (0) 20 8052 2710.

Certificate in International Maritime Codes and Conventions

Core modules

  • Module 1 –  Maritime Governance
  • Module 2 –  Ship Construction, Design, Engineering, Documentation, & Regulation
  • Module 3 –  Navigation, Voyage Planning & Cargo Handling
  • Module 4 –  Manning & Training
  • Module 5 –  Safety & Security
  • Module 6 –  Marine Resource Management & Environmental Protection

What you'll learn

  • The international legal framework of oceans management and operations at sea.
  • The construction, design, engineering and ship-board equipment requirements along with documentation procedures for vessels engaged in international voyages. Manning and training will be discussed in a later module.
  • Navigation, Voyage Planning, and Cargo Handling regulations in international law and convention.
  • Manning and training under the various codes, in particular STCW.
  • Awareness of high seas activities which are criminalised under international law. The basics of vessel safety requirements and ship and port security awareness, and then elucidate the complex legal regime concerning the embarkation, employment, and disembarkation of armed maritime security teams.
  • Marine Resource Management and Environmental Protection.

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