More than 90% of the World’s trade is transported by ships. Shipping is one of the most important sectors in the global economy. Moreover, Greece is a country with a long standing tradition in shipping and the home of more than 700 shipping companies: the Greeks control the biggest fleet in the world in terms of both value and size. As a result there is a need for shipping graduates with advanced management skills and knowledge.
The MSc in Shipping Management program is designed to transform young graduates and early career professionals into seasoned professionals equipped with the skills, knowledge and expertise required for a successful career in the demanding and highly competitive world of shipping. A specialized program, providing students with a holistic and in depth knowledge of the most important issues in modern commercial shipping.
Key features of the program
The MSc in Shipping Management is Designed for:
You may find here more information about the Program's Intended Learning Outcomes.
Current Student Profile
A specialized shipping program: The MSc in Shipping Management provides a thorough and deep understanding of all the major theories and practices that can be encountered in a modern shipping company.
Academic rigor with practical know-how: The program balances academic rigor with practical experience in order to serve the needs of tomorrow’s ship managers in the most effective ways.
Internship opportunities: For eligible students with leading companies in the shipping industry.
Ideal location: Offered in Greece, a country with a long-standing tradition in shipping.
International Recognition: Accredited by The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) , the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) and the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association (HSA).
Links to the Industry: Strongly supported by the Greek shipping community: significant networking opportunities and participation in activities such as educational field trips abroad/cruise trips, visits to shipping companies, ports and commercial vessels. ALBA is a not-for-profit educational association of 89 Greek corporations including leading shipping companies like, Arcadia, Navios, Paragon, Star Bulk, Thenamaris and Top Ships . Moreover Alba shipping programs are supported by WISTA Hellas, The Hellenic Shipbrokers Association, The International Propeller Club (Piraeus), the Master's and Mates Union of the Greek Merchant Marine and the Green Award, offering several partial scholarships and financial aid.
THE PROGRAM COMMITTEES
The MSc in Shipping Management Business Advisory Committee (BAC) comprises of a select group of professionals from Greece and abroad and ensures the practical aspects of the program and that the program’s content is in line with the most recent developments in the shipping industry.
The BAC consists of:
George Achniotis, CFO NAVIOS MARITIME HOLDINGS
Stamatis Bourboulis, General Manager - EURONAV Ship Management (Hellas) Ltd
Anna Bredima, Senior Policy Advisor on European Affairs/ Cyprus Union of Shipowners
Kostas Kanellopoulos, Managing Director NEREUS SHIPPING S.A.
George Karageorgiou, President/CEO OLYMPIC SHIPPING AND MANAGEMENT S.A.
John Kokarakis, Vice President Technology and Business Development BUREAU VERITAS
Ilias Ladas, DPA, HR and Training Manager DANAOS SHIPPING CO LTD
Dimitrios Mattheou, Managing Director ARCADIA SHIPMANAGEMENT CO LTD
Vassilis Papageorgiou, Vice Chairman TSAKOS Group (1st deputy: Venetia Kallipolitou Deputy Managing Director Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement, 2nd deputy: Ioannis Glykis Operations Marine Manager Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement).
Dimitris Patrikios, CEO, KYKLADES MARITIME CORPORATION
John Platsidakis, Managing Director, ANANGEL MARITIME SERVICES INC, Honorary Chairman INTERCARGO.
Helen Polychronopoulou, President of HEMEXPO
George Skrimizeas, CEO, NORTUS INVESTMENT, President EEDE
Stratos Tsalamanios, Co-CEO MYLAKI SHIPPING AGENCY LTD and SEAVEN TANKER & DRY MANAGEMENT INC.
Kostas Vlachos, COO CONSOLIDATED MARINE MANAGEMENT INC.
Panos Zachariadis, Technical Director ATLANTIC BULK CARRIERS MANAGEMENT LTD
The MSc in Shipping Management program designed with the support of an international group of renowned academics that consists the Academic Advisory Committee (AAC) of the program.
The AAC consists of:
Kevin Cullinane - Professor of Marine Transport & Management, School of Marine Science & Technology, University of Newcastle, UK.
Ernst Frankel - Professor of Ocean Engineering, Emeritus, School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA.
Trevor Heaver - Professor Emeritus, Centre for Transportation Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada.
Anastasios Perakis - Associate Professor, SNAME Fellow, Office of Naval Research Distinguished Faculty Fellow, The Boeing Co Welliver Faculty Fellow, Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, USA.
Siri Pettersen Strandenes - Professor, Centre for International Economics and Shipping, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Norway.
The school reserves the right to reexamine the structure of all academic programs and proceed to any necessary changes in the total year schedules
5th Period: Internship (upon availability) OR TWO Modules
The school reserves the right to reexamine the structure of all academic programs and proceed to any necessary changes in the total year schedules.
Through the MSc in Shipping Management program, you will:
You can secure pre-approval of your scholarship, before you apply for admission to the MBA or MSc program of your choice.
Scholarships of 60% for MBAs and MSc programs for GMAT ≥ 700
FPower offers one partial and merit based scholarship.
Two (2) merit-based scholarships of 50% to a member of the next generation of a family business for several MBA & MSc programs
Two scholarships of 50% for MBA in Shipping & MSc in Shipping to graduates of the S.G.C.
One full scholarship for MSc in Shipping Management
To be considered for admission, candidates must:
Candidates must submit:
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To learn more about academic policy, course credit policy, fees policy and rules for student conduct read the Student Handbook.
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Spyros Vougious is the Director of the MBA in Shipping and the MSc in Shipping Management programs and Co-Director of the MSc in International Shipping and Finance program which runs in collaboration with the University of Reading. He has an extensive working experience in the design, management and running of academic programs in shipping (undergraduate/graduate level) in collaboration mainly with British and other foreign Universities.
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