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Starting 5 July 2022
Delivered by digital learning over 12 months
Starting 5 July 2022

Delivered by digital learning over 12 months

Explore all areas of tanker operations

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the design, vetting, chartering, marine and terminal operations for oil, gas and petrochemicals vessels

Diploma in Tanker Management

Core Modules

  • Module 1 – The Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Shipping Market
  • Module 2 – Vessel Design and Specification
  • Module 3 – Tanker Management Overview
  • Module 4 – Vessel Safety and Pollution Management
  • Module 5 – Management Standards: Safety, Security, Quality, Environment and Risk
  • Module 6 – Auditing and Vetting
  • Module 7 – Cargo Handling and Management
  • Module 8 – Terminal Operations
  • Module 9 – Commercial Management: Chartering
  • Module 10 – Commercial Management: Operations
  • Module 11 – Case Study: Vetting a Tanker in Practice

What you'll learn

  • Identify the demand and supply patterns of the industry
  • Describe and compare the different vessel types used for OG&P transportation
  • Demonstrate the application of international conventions, codes and regulations to the management of tankers in service
  • Understand how the principles of safe working practice are applied on board a tanker
  • Identify the various management codes and international standards used in the tanker industry
  • Recognise the importance of auditing to enhance management standards
  • Describe how the transfer of cargo between a tanker and a shipper/receiver is managed and documented
  • Recognise the types of tank storage arrangements used in tanker terminals for different products
  • Discuss the legal obligations and responsibilities of each party to a tanker charter
  • Recognise the relationship between the managers responsible for fixing a charter and those responsible for managing the voyage of the tanker

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 - 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.