Course Schedules

This course covers knowledge and skills required by Deck Officers at the management level pertaining to shipboard safety management, maritime business, and maritime law. It addresses learning in the areas of shipboard training and assessment, personnel supervision and performance appraisal, organizational management, medical care management, criminal and civil liability, port entry procedures, record keeping, Seaman's Articles or Agreement, bills of lading, pollution prevention, and collision and salvage.


Course Capacity: 6 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: 

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Ship’s Management – Safety Management (MEBAMD-452) course will satisfy the Ship Management training requirements in Table A-II/2 of STCW Code, as amended, certification as Master or Chief Mate on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC).

Mariners presenting the course completion certificate for the Ship’s Management – Safety Management (MEBAMD-452) course will be considered to have demonstrated the competencies, “Application of leadership and team working skills of Table A-II/1,” and the “Use of leadership and managerial skills,” of Table A-II/2 of the STCW Code, as amended.