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Starting 6 October 2021

Delivered by digital learning over 12 months.

A professional development course exploring technology in shipping

Designed to provide you with the knowledge, management skills and digital competencies required to enhance a successful career in ship operations and maritime management

Diploma in Digital Shipping


Core Modules
Core Modules
  • Moduel 1 - Introduction to digitalisation and emerging technologies
  • Module 2 - Added value of digitalisation in maritime applications
  • Module 3 - Data management and analytics
  • Module 4 - Cybersecurity
  • Module 5 - Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies
  • Module 6 - Automated decisions and smarter shipping
  • Module 7 - Unmanned vessels and automated shipping
  • Module 8 - Challenges, regulations and ethical aspects of emerging technologies
  • Module 9 - Managing a digital landscape
  • Module 10 - Shipping of the future: the 4th industrial revolution
  • Module 11 - Case study: decentralised seafarer certification
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What you'll learn
What you'll learn
  • Identify and describe emergent tech covered in the course
  • Acquire a historical appreciation of how these technologies have evolved
  • Identify and describe potential applications of emergent tech in the shipping industry
  • Utilise commercial software to analyse and create data visualizations and dashboards
  • Understand key concepts of cybersecurity as they relate to software, systems and wetware
  • Assess blockchain’s applicability to different scenarios
  • Explain cloud computing, its advantages and disadvantages, deployment and service models
  • Discuss what Cyberphysical Systems and IoT are and how they relate to Big Data
  • Define the different laws and regulations that affect shipping and the adoption of new technologies in the industry
  • Analyse different types of network effects and how these can capture value for company

How you'll learn
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
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Your Digital Badge!
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!

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100% Online - Learn from wherever you are!


At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.

Why choose Lloyd's Maritime Academy

  • At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

    Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

    So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.