The Posidonia Masterclass in Shipping is an online education subscription platform that will make it possible for anyone to watch or listen to a series of pre-recorded lectures about the shipping industry and its many sectors. Leading professionals from across the shipping industry share their experience and knowledge in a structured course of online lectures.

The Posidonia Masterclass in Shipping offers corporate executives, students and individuals embarking in a career in shipping, a holistic overview of this exciting and challenging industry. The Posidonia Masterclass in Shipping Programme will introduce them all to the many aspects of shipping through the eyes and the ‘on the job’ experience of established shipping managers and personalities, with emphasis on the practical rather than the academic. It will examine each sector of this industry as well as the disciplines within each sector and their impact on investment and operational decisions.

Every chapter is designed to be accessible for new entrants to the industry and students of all levels, ranging from novice learners to experienced professionals who wish to pursue a career in shipping.

The Posidonia Masterclass in Shipping consists of 11 pre-recorded modules, with a maximum length of 25 minutes each. Each module includes 3-5 lecturers, depending on the subject material. The language of the modules is English, and English subtitles are supported.

The lecturers participating in the project are renowned personalities of the shipping industry and will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the central theme of each chapter.

The course has to be completed within 30 days from the account activation day. After that, your subscription expires and a new one will have to be purchased. Should you not be able to complete the course within the designated timeframe, for reasons beyond your control, please contact us accordingly.

When you have completed the course, having watched all modules of the Posidonia Masterclass in Shipping, a certificate of completion will be issued automatically, which will display subscriber’s name and the date of obtaining the certificate. It is not an academic title but certifies that you have successfully completed the Posidonia Masterclass in Shipping.

You can watch each video unlimited times within the 30-day period of the subscription.

Yes! A 50% reduction will be provided to all students that wish to enroll in the Posidonia Masterclass in Shipping course. To get the discount code, send us your academic identity at

Sure. If you wish to purchase more than 10 subscriptions for the Posidonia Masterclass in Shipping, please send us your request at and we will revert with the offer.

With the purchase of group subscription, you will receive an email informing you the steps you have to follow in order to enroll users in the course. It should be specified that the certificate will bear the name of the enrolled user.

Participant’s Enrollment Instructions for Group Orders

The topics that are covered are:

  • Seaborne trade, routes, and cargoes
  • The Commercial Vessel: Types and operational features
  • Operating a vessel: The role of Shipowners, Shipmanagers and Charterers.
  • Ports: centers of commerce and society
  • The international regulatory framework of the shipping industry
  • The Human Element
  • Protecting the marine environment: Technology & Innovation
  • Ship Finance
  • Marine Insurance
  • The Shipping industry in the years to come
  • The Greek Maritime Paradigm

You can watch the course on any internet-enabled device, on any up to date browser.

You can stream anywhere, anytime, on mobile, tablet, desktop, Apple TV®, Android™ TV, Amazon Fire TV® and Roku® players and devices.

The course provides a suggested reading list – but no assignments will be required for the completion of the course.

The subscription is valid for 30 days and it starts when the subscription is activated.