Certified Shipping Finance Management Professional (CSFMP)

The Certified Shipping Finance Management Professional (CSFMP) program covers various aspects related to the shipping industry, such as market analysis, risk assessment, and financing methods. This program is designed to provide professionals with the knowledge and skills required to manage finances in the shipping industry effectively. The program is divided into four modules: Shipping Markets and Their Drivers, Asset Risk Assessment and Analysis, Overview of Shipping Finance, and Shipping Financing Methods. Each module covers essential topics that are crucial for finance professionals working in the shipping industry.

Certification Program Objectives:

  • Understand the factors that influence shipping markets and their drivers.
  • Evaluate and analyze asset risks in the shipping industry.
  • Gain an overview of the different sources of ship financing.
  • Understand the different methods of shipping financing.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CSFMP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.


  1. Shipping Markets and Their Drivers
  2. Asset Risk Assessment and Analysis
  3. Overview of Shipping Finance
  4. Shipping Financing Methods