Hans Hederström

Professor of Practice at Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Division of Maritime Studies

Captain Hans Hederström holds a Master Mariners (class 1) licence, a Marine Engineers Certificate from the Maritime College in Gothenburg, Sweden. He has also studied Human Factors and Adult teaching at the Vast college in Sweden.

Captain Hederström has sailed in all ranks up to and including Master. In 1978 he continued his career by becoming a Harbour Pilot in the Port of Gothenburg, Sweden. In 2001 Captain Hederström became the Director of Star Cruises Ship Simulator Centre, in Port Klang, Malaysia.

In 2005 he moved back to Sweden, where he led the specification and establishment of a new Full Mission simulator at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. In 2008 Captain Hederström moved to the Netherlands with the task to build and establish the CSMART simulator training facility. He retired as managing director at CSMART in December 2018 and is now working part time as an independent consultant to the maritime industry.

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