Professional Course

Diploma in Maritime Safety Policies and Regulations

12 months
Next course start
22 May, 2024 See details
Self-paced Online
12 months
Next course start
22 May, 2024 See details
Self-paced Online
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Course description

Diploma in Maritime Safety Policies and Regulations

Study Legislation, Regulation, Implementation and Enforcement of Maritime Safety Policy

Learn about a wide range of maritime safety law issues and the implementation, application and enforcement of these in practice

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

22 May, 2024

  • Self-paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Who should attend?

  • Safety and risk managers from shipping companies
  • Legal and regulatory professionals from law firms and shipping companies
  • Superintendents, ship managers, crew managers
  • Port operatives, harbour masters, terminal managers
  • Designated persons
  • Allied professionals from insurance, law
  • Professionals responsible for safety in their own company or consultancies advising

Training content

  • Key Institutional Stakeholders in Maritime Safety and Fundamental Concepts
  • The Responsibilities of States in Relation to Maritime Safety (Flag State, Coastal State and Port State)
  • The Challenge of the Safe and Environmentally-Friendly Operation of Ships – The ISM Code
  • The Human Element in Safe and Environmentally-Friendly Shipping
  • Key Issues in Ship Design, Construction and Equipment
  • Safety of Navigation, Maritime Traffic Management and Communication at Sea
  • Safety Law Relating to Passenger Ships, Bulk Carriers and Other Types of Vessels
  • Legislation for the Carriage of Dangerous Goods
  • The Safety of Fixed and Floating Offshore Platforms
  • From Maritime Safety to Maritime Security: The Problem of Piracy and Terrorism
  • Case Study – Implementing Safety Regulations in the Shipping Industry

Certification / Credits

What you'll learn

  • Describe the role and responsibilities of the various institutional stakeholders and states in legislating, implementing and enforcing maritime safety law and policies
  • Analyse the human element in relation to maritime safety and its legal framework
  • Evaluate the role of communications and navigation in maritime safety law
  • Explain how the carriage of dangerous goods is regulated at the international level Identify the specifics of different ship types for the understanding of maritime safety law Identify the ramifications of non-compliance with various safety laws;
  • Evaluate the impact of the ISM (International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention) Code on maritime safety
  • Explain the international legal framework governing safety of fixed and floating offshore platforms

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Lloyd’s Maritime Academy was born from Lloyd’s List. Lloyd’s Maritime Academy is the trusted brand for professional development, working with leading academic and industry bodies to provide accredited education and training where it is much needed.We are stepping up investment...

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