Diploma in Maritime Transport Logistics is designed to equip the trainee with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her perform managerial duties in shipping business. A graduate of this course will be able to work in a formal or self-employment. To achieve this objective, module units such as entrepreneurship, communication skills, life skills and information communication technology have been integrated

Module I

  • Introduction to Shipping
  • Principles and Practice of Management
  • Ports and Terminals
  • Health, Safety and Security in Transport Logistics
  • Life Skills
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Communication Skills
  • Financial Accounting  
  • Documentation in Shipping Practice                                                 

 

Module II                                                      

  • Cargo and Terminal Operations
  • Environmental Aspects in Shipping and Ports
  • Containerization
  • The Law of Carriage
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Principles and Practice of Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Plan

 

 

Module III

  • Shipbroking and Chartering Practice
  • Economics of Sea Transport and International Trade
  • Shipping Finance
  • Multi-Modal Transport Logistics
  • Clearing and Forwarding
  • Marine Insurance
  • Port Management
  • Trade Project
Duration: 
1 year per module
Requirements: 

Passed Certificate in Maritime Transport Logistics OR Passed Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with an average grade of  C- (Minus) OR Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) and Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA)