Marine Environment Protection

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

Marine Environment Protection

Understanding the Frameworks & Challenges

We currently have no scheduled session for this Course. If you are interested in running this course, please contact our Training Department at

Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Online Training Course? 

Professionals faced with marine environment protection come from different sectors and it is in their interest to understand the entire picture before setting the priorities proper to their field. This 5-day interactive PetroKnowledge online training course is designed to familiarize you with the most relevant aspects of a changing subject area that is difficult to fully grasp and place in a context of reference.

The PetroKnowledge online training course is designed for a cross professional group of learners, including shipping and the oil and gas industry. Structured around presentations, exercises, and practical insights into the priorities of the marine environment protection agenda at present, it embraces current challenges on the international level as well as selected regional topics. Recent developments such as air pollution from shipping and areas of growing interest such as decommissioning of offshore platforms are also explored. All in all, this PetroKnowledge online training course will give you the chance to enrich and update your awareness in view of a more informed policy and decision making.

With this PetroKnowledge online training course you will gain a solid and current exposure to the frameworks and challenges relating to marine environment protection that will make you a better-informed professional.

This online training course will highlight:

  • The relevance of marine environment protection and related priorities
  • The systems which aim at marine environment protection
  • Marine environment protection and the shipping industry
  • Marine environment protection and the oil and gas industry
  • Accountability (legal persons, individuals, states, etc.)

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals? 

By the end of this PetroKnowledge online training course, participants will learn to:

  • Understand the impacts and demands of marine environment protection
  • Analyse the existing frameworks governing marine environment protection
  • Develop synergies with stakeholders from other sectors
  • Identify current developments requiring actions
  • Update their knowledge

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Online Training Course for? 

This PetroKnowledge online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Maritime professionals (new entrants and middle level)
  • Oil and Gas industry professionals (new entrants and middle level)
  • Seniors (shipping and Oil and Gas) interested in updates
  • Legal managers, bank analysts, underwriters, NGOs
  • Administrators and civil servants faced with marine environment agenda

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Online Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The online training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location.

Organisational Impact

By participating in this online training course, you will make your organisation benefit from recent trends and developments into a changing subject area:

  • Strengthen critical thinking within the organisation in a critical area
  • Identify possible areas of improvement and seek to achieve optimum performance
  • Contribute to goal setting in the frame of business development
  • Transmit knowledge within the organisation
  • Enhance effective interaction with external stakeholders involved with marine environment through a better understanding of marine environment protection
  • Align the organisation with current trends and enhance public image

Personal Impact

By participating in the online training course, participants will enhance their understanding of marine environment protection, and become more knowledgeable and confident professionals. Participants will:

  • Enrich their critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Boost their leadership in this area
  • Integrate the knowledge acquired in order to develop technical skills on the field
  • Enhance effective interaction with professionals in other sectors
  • Give an impetus to their career

Daily Agenda

Day One: Relevance of Marine Environment Protection at Present 

  • What is at stake? Impacts and current state
  • Climate change and the marine environment
  • Stakeholders involved
  • Overview of policies
  • Sustainability and ocean governance

Day Two: Systems aimed at Marine Environment Protection 

  • Standard-setting process of international organizations
  • State policies and statutory requirements
  • Regional approaches
  • Standardization through ISO

Day Three: Marine Environment Protection & the Shipping Industry 

  • Challenges for shipping
  • Marine Pollution by Oil
  • Chemical pollution at sea
  • Marine environment protection from sewage (liquid garbage) and wastes (solid garbage)
  • Air pollution from shipping

Day Four: Marine Environment Protection & the Oil and Gas Offshore Industry 

  • Marine environment viewed from the standpoint of oil and gas sector
  • Lessons learnt
  • International legislative framework
  • Regional elements
  • Current trends

Day Five: Accountability (Legal Persons, Individuals, States, Etc.)  

  • Polluter pays principle and precautionary principle
  • Strict liability of private stakeholders: international conventions
  • State liability
  • Insurance repercussions
  • Case-law


  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to

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