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Can Tas

Senior Lecturer

Warsash Maritime School

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Can joined Solent University in March 2024. He is a senior lecturer in fire and maritime safety.

After graduating as a marine transportation engineer from Dokuz Eylul University in 2010, Can gained five years seagoing experience - he started his sea career on crude oil tankers working as a chief officer. He also has experience on bulk carriers and ro-ro vessels.

Before starting at Warsash Maritime School, Can was a lecturer in two universities in Turkey for six years.

He has completed a master's degree in maritime business management and is currently doing his PhD thesis in marine transportation engineering. Can holds an IMO Model Course 6.09 Training Course for Instructors certificate and a STCW Marine Safety Instructors Training certificate.

Further information

Can has worked on crude oil tankers, bulk carriers and ro-ro vessels. He also has experience with SIRE, Rightship, flag state, port state, and class and cargo inspections.