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Diploma in Port Management
Starting 10 March 2022
Delivered by digital learning over 12 months
Starting 10 March 2022

Delivered by digital learning over 12 months

The leading professional development training programme on managing ports in today’s global economy

Professional development in port and harbour management, port administration and port operations for the global maritime supply chain

Still accepting applications for the March intake


If you have questions or you would like to talk to one of our Education Consultants, get in touch! Contact +44 (0) 20 8052 0602 for extra details.

Diploma in Port Management

Core Modules

  • Module 1 - Introduction to International Trade and Logistics
  • Module 2 - Introduction to Port Management
  • Module 3 - Regulatory, Legal Issues and Insurance for Ports
  • Module 4 - Managing Marine Operations and Conservancy
  • Module 5 - Port Marketing and Business Development
  • Module 6 - Port Project Management: Principles and Techniques
  • Module 7 - Economics of Port Operations, Port Pricing and Port Financing
  • Module 8 - Health, Safety, Security and the Environment (HSSE) in Ports
  • Module 9 - Port Labour and People Management
  • Module 10 - Port Masterplans and Port Engineering
  • Case Study: Current Issues in Port Management

What you'll learn

  • Understand the role of shipping and ports in the global logistics supply chain
  • Identify the legal basis for the establishment of ports
  • Discuss the role and responsibilities of the harbour master within the port management structure
  • Appraise competition and competitive dynamics in the ports industry
  • Analyse the port economics landscape
  • Discuss the importance of an HSSE culture in the port sector
  • Develop a multi-lateral inter port communications, cooperation and data sharing strategy

Assessed and awarded by North Kent College

Delivered in partnership between the National Maritime Training Centre at North Kent College and Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, the course continues to be the ideal professional development course for existing ship managers, prospective ship managers and for those who work alongside the ship management sector.  

MBA (Port Management) - Diploma Continuation

The Diploma in Port Management has been academically assessed to provide 60 credits of prior learning accreditation towards a unique MBA delivered in partnership between Lloyd's Maritime Academy and Middlesex University.

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

  • 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