Educational Institutes

The UK has an array of establishments that offer maritime careers for seagoing personnel and students who are interested in the maritime industry.

The maritime industry has many different professional options that are at sea or on land. A wide selection of course are available including law, finance, insurance, surveyor, engineering, brokerage and management. 

Some of these courses are online, part-time or residential with most as full time. These establishments provide first class education, training, consultancy and research services to the international shipping, commercial yacht, offshore oil and gas, and renewable industries.

If you wish to pursue a career in shipping, see the list and click on the colleges and universities below for more information.


There are a variety of different publications, journals, magazines and periodicals relevant to the shipping industry. Some are free and others require a paid subscription.

Below you will find a list of a few leading maritime industry publications – both print and online.

If you know of a free publication and wish to have it added to our list, please send an email to

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