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Lloyd's Maritime Academy
Starting at a time and place that suits you!
Providing a lifelong career pathway for maritime professionals

Ship Manning & Operations

Ships need to be operated by enough and suitably trained individuals. Our Ship Manning & Operations online courses look at the day-to-day issues in shipping.

By enrolling onto a Ship Manning and Operations distance learning course, students will get the qualification necessary to ensure ships can cross oceans safely and the cargo placed in their care are delivered to their destinations in excellent conditions.

Through our 3D learning model: Discover, Develop, Distinguish, we are confident we have a course that suits you and your organisation, whether via our online learning certificates or our academic partner programmes.

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Discover: Certificate Level Courses

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Certificate in Ship Operations

17 May 2022 I 12 Weeks

Study ship operations and the role of the shipping company operations department.

Certificate in Vessel Valuation

25 May 2022 I  12 Weeks

Fundamental knowledge, approaches, techniques and resources for appraising and evaluating ships.

Certificate in Crew Manning

 21 September 2022 I 12 Weeks

Gain a deeper understanding of effective crew manning operations and related issues including crew retention, mental health and automation.

Advanced Certificate Internal Auditor in Shipping

7 November 2022 I 12 Weeks

Learn to conduct a complete internal audit & comply with all maritime standards in one course!

Certificate in Container Shipping

20 January 2022 I 12 Weeks

Get a thorough overview of the container shipping industry including ready-to-use business strategies, information about container logistics, and shipping costs.

Certificate in Ballast Water

25 January 2022 I 12 Weeks

Gain insight into ballast water management, and how it effects shipping operations and the environment.

Advanced Certificate in Designated Person

8 February 2022 I 12 Weeks

Gain a thorough understanding of the requirements, duties & responsibilities of a DP, and ensure safe and efficient operation of vessels.

Certificate in Vessel Maintenance

23 February 2022 I 12 Weeks

An essential training course to teach the skills and knowledge to optimise the running of a vessel

Certificate in Bunkering Operations & Management

2 March 2022 I 12 Weeks

Develop your expert knowledge on legal, technical, operational and commercial matters for bunker stakeholders.

Certificate in Shipping Business

9 March 2022 I 12 Weeks

Study the background to commercial, legal, technical and financial drivers in the shipping sector.

Certificate in Ship Management

30 March 2022 I 12 Weeks

Kick-start your career in shipping – study the essential and fundamental principles of ship management.

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Develop: Diploma Level Courses

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Diploma in Ship Management

10 May 2022 I  12 Months

The leading international professional development qualification for current & future ship managers.

Diploma in Ship & Port Agency

8 February 2022 I 12 Months

Exploring the agents’ essential duties and obligations to the ship or cargo owner in port, and the vital role they play in the supply chain.

Diploma in Crew Management

16 February 2022 I 12 Months

The leading course on crew recruitment and management in shipping companies and third parties