Maritime Operations and Management

Registration Deadline: 08 March 2018

Training Dates: 15 & 16 March 2018

Training Hours: 08:30 - 17:00

Location: CIIM Limassol ( View Map )

Language of Instruction: English


The economic contribution of Merchant Shipping to the economy of Cyprus is considered very significant, yet, as the developments in this vital industry are fast developing, it is apparent that continuing and advanced skills and education are needed to allow its practitioners to ensure that their activities are in line with Companies Policies and Procedures and even more so the increasing regulatory environment towards safety and cost effectiveness.

This course is designed for people who wish to form a career in the marine and offshore industries and who have either developed some experience in industry, maritime or otherwise, or like to have an overview of the needed skills upon which to build.

During the course, in addition to gaining an understanding of the underlying principles upon which the industry is based, students will also gain confidence in the interpersonal and international cultural skills which are essential to management roles in the maritime industries.

Key Outcomes

  • Appreciate the current issues that maritime managers face within the context of their engagement
  • Examine the developments, challenges and opportunities which are fast approaching in this vital industry to the world economy
  • Understand the standards of professionalism and fiduciary care of duty and their effect against the changing economic, social, regulatory, technological and environmental issues

Designed for

  • Middle to Senior-level maritime management
  • Seafarers who are preparing for a shore position
  • Seafarers who need to attain a shore perspective of their duties and responsibilities at the sea

Topics to be covered

  • A Shipping Industry Overview, Developments, and Prospects
    • The last shipping downturn
    • The changing ship-management environment
    • Industry consolidation and the growth of the professional “large-scale” maritime manager.
    • The importance of Industrial Shipping, the advent of Commodity Traders and the changing trading-route patterns.
  • Economic Issues Relating to Shipping
    • The Supply Side
    • The Demand Side
    • Chartering and S&P
  • Regulatory Environment
    • Advents and developments
    • Class maintenance and Class Survey changes
    • Documents of Compliance and Safety Management Certificates
    • “Risk Management” on-board and ashore
    • “Internal Auditor” identifying and addressing preventive and corrective actions
    • QMS Internal Auditor
    • Internal Auditor /ISPS Code
  • Vessel Operations
    • Vessel operations
    • Crewing
    • Security
    • Bunker Management
    • CYBER Threats
    • Environmental Issues
  • Economic Issues
    • Financial issues
    • Accounting issues
  • Legal - Insurance Matters
    • Marine insurance
    • Legal matters


All CIIM Executive Education programmes are developed and taught by CIIM resident and visiting faculty who are widely recognised as skilled professional trainers with local and international business experience. Through many years of business consulting and teaching experience, CIIM faculty develop innovative long-lasting practical concepts that shape the practice of your daily professional responsibilities. The result is a practical educational experience which is designed to have an immediate effect in your business environment.

Dr. Angelos Pantouvakis


Dr. Angelos Pantouvakis

Born in Athens Greece he studied Civil Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, M.. Eng. (School of Civil Engineering was ranked 25th Globally by QS University Rankings at 2015). He continued his studies at the Nottingham Business School, UK, M.B.A. (Masters in Business Administration) and he did his Ph.D. at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, (1997). He has spent more than twenty years in the professional arena in Greece and abroad in the services sector industries. (Leading consulting firms (Delloitte & Touche, HAY), Banking (ALFA Bank, NATWEST) and Health Care sector, Maritime Sector.

He is at present Chairman of The European Institute of Shipping and Transport, acting director and member of the Board in several corporations in the maritime cluster and Associate Professor at the University of Piraeus, Department of Maritime Studies. He has extensive experience in managing and consulting profit, non-for profit and governmental agencies in Service Quality and ISO/ISM issues, Business Process re-engineering, innovative methods of managing people, marketing orientation and optimal sizing etc.

He has published in the field of services marketing in many outlets such as Managing Service Quality, Total Quality Management and Business Excellence, Journal of Targeting, Measurement and Analysis for Marketing, Maritime Policy and Management, International Journal for Shipping and Transport Logistics etc. He has been awarded twice the Best Commented paper award from EMERALD (Managing Service Quality) in 2010 and (Total Quality Management) in 2014 whereas two of his articles have been publicised as among the most influential work presented in The Learning Organization Journal (2013) and Managing Service Quality Journal (2013).

Programme Fee

The programme has been approved by the HRDA (ΑνΑΔ). Organisations registered in Cyprus, who satisfy the HRDA criteria, are entitled to apply for the subsidy and therefore their emolument will be the net fee, as described below:

Gross Fee (before subsidy): €550

HRDA Subsidy: €238*

Net Fee (after subsidy): €312*

No VAT is charged due to CIIM’s non-profit status. Fees include tuition, educational materials, lunch, coffee-breaks and refreshments.


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