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Captain Sasan Mehrdad


Warsash Maritime School

Captain Sasan Mehrdad, Lecturer


Sasan began his education in 1983 and went to sea as a junior cadet in 1984. He graduated and received BSc in nautical studies, as well as a certificate of competency as second officer in 1988.

After gaining his certificate of competency, Sasan sailed as third, second and chief officer on different types of vessels until 1999.

Since 2000, Sasan has been sailing as a Master on various types of ocean-going vessels. He has also worked ashore in different positions and lectured at some maritime schools and universities.

Further information

  • Operations senior manager of a petrochemical shipping company for more than eight years.
  • Marine superintendent.
  • Fleet recruiting and operation manager for three years.
  • Master Mariner for about 24 years.
  • Deck officer on ocean-going vessels for 11 years.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Nautical Science

Start your maritime career in one of the UK’s busiest ports, at training facilities that are among the best in the world – combining the hands-on training of a cadetship with a full academic degree.

FdSc Nautical Science

If you have a sense of adventure and looking for a career that’s more than the usual ‘9 to 5’, you could train as a navigating officer in the UK’s merchant navy and travel the world while you work.