Maritime instructors

Our skilled instructors have decades of experience within each of their areas of expertise.

Carl Thue Rabjerg
Captain and senior instructor Carl Thue Rabjerg has extensive experience as a specialist, consultant and navigational instructor. He has served on board container vessels, tankers, ferries and has been master and chief officer on board ferries and RoRo vessels. For the last twenty years, he has been teaching ship handling, azimuth manoeuvring, emergency response and BRM/CRM/MRM at FORCE Technology.

Robert Smyth
Captain Robert Smyth is a senior instructor with extensive sea and training experience. Robert’s expertise includes towing, DP and ship-to-ship transfer. Robert is trained as master mariner, chief and navigation officer (Norway). He also holds diplomas in ship management (UK) and pedagogical training (Denmark).

Jens Tommerup
Captain and instructor Jens Tommerup has served on board general cargo ships, container vessels, tankers and ferries as mate and as master on board tankers from 2,000 tdw up to 110,000 tdw. Jens has been an instructor at FORCE Technology for the last 5 years. He holds an unlimited master´s license and all relevant tanker endorsements.