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Starting 23 September 2024

Delivered by digital learning over 12 months

Starting 23 September 2024

Delivered by digital learning over 12 months

Comprehensive professional development course covering both technical and management elements of ship superintendency

Developing the knowledge, understanding and proficiency essential for effective technical and marine superintendents.

Diploma in Ship Superintendency

Core Modules

  • Module 1 – The Ship Superintendent’s Role and Responsibilities
  • Module 2 – Management Skills for Ship Superintendents
  • Module 3 – Maritime Law for Ship Superintendents
  • Module 4 – Maritime Conventions, Regulatory Controls and Codes in Shipping
  • Module 5 – The Marine Superintendent and the Application of Conventions
  • Module 6 – The Technical / Engineering Superintendent
  • Module 7 – Newbuilding, S&P, Drydocking, Maintenance, Repair, Conversion and Scrapping
  • Module 8 – The Superintendent and Emergency Planning, Management and Response
  • Module 9 – Project and Financial Management for Superintendents
  • Module 10 – Special Knowledge for Ship Types
  • Case Study: Topical Issues in Ship Superintendency

What you'll learn

  • The role of the ship superintendent in detail
  • International conventions and codes, classification society rules
  • The superintendent’s role in managing operations, drydocking and repairs and newbuilding
  • HSSE responsibility including safety and environmental protection, incident investigation and reporting requirements
  • Key people management skills for superintendents, customer focus and effective report writing
  • The superintendent’s responsibility for budgeting, purchasing and cost control
  • The superintendent’s role in relation to ever more sophisticated and complex vessels

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 (Ship Superintendency) - Diploma Continuation

The Diploma in Ship Superintendency 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

  • 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