Why ODU for Maritime, Ports & Logistics Management?

Our unique online certificate is designed to help working maritime and port professionals develop and sharpen their maritime and port management skills. You will be exposed to current topics in: 

  • international shipping and supply chain management
  • port planning, management, and operations
  • maritime law
  • port economics

You will also apply your knowledge through an independent study under the direction of ODU expert faculty. 

Old Dominion University's Maritime Institute focuses on the professional continuing education needs of area public agencies and private business employees who comprise the maritime and logistics community. In research presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists, ODU's maritime business program was ranked 8th in the world in port research over 1980-2009, a 30-year time period.