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.

 
Maritime instructor Robert Smyth  
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).

 
   
Guillermo Gomez Garay
Captain Guillermo Garay is a senior instructor with extensive sea and training experience. He has served on board containers, tankers and navy ships. His expertise covers both ships and oil platforms and further includes on-board assessment, risk assessment, incident investigation, process safety, culture change, BRM/CRM/MRM, human factors and port studies. Guillermo is trained as master mariner, in Argentina. For twenty years, he has been teaching at FORCE Technology. He holds a diploma in pedagogical training in 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.
 
Torben Solmer
Captain Torben Solmer is Team Leader for Dansim and instructor with extensive sea experience. He has served on tankers, ferries (fast and conventional) as mate and as Master on Offshore Supply Vessels (PSV, AHTS and SSV). He is a Master Mariner and holds an unlimited DP certificate, Lloyds ISM Lead Auditor certificate, KELVIN TOPSET Senior Accident Investigator Certificate.