Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Böcker

+49 (381) 4985-825


  • born 1954


  • Professor at Hochschule Wismar, University of Applied Sciences, Technology, Business and Design; Faculty of Engineering/Department of Maritime Studies in the fields of Shiphandling/Shipoperation and Cargo handling/cargo care;
  • Lecturer in the Department of Maritime Studies in the fields of expertise ships’ command/ ship operations, loading technology
  • Lecture in the fields of Shiphandling/Shipoperation and Cargo handling/cargo care
  • Head of Maritime Simulation Centre Warnemünde (MSCW)
  • Head of Maritime Education and Training Centre at WINGS Further Maritime Education


  • Upper school class Training and Apprenticeship: to the able seaman in Rostock - VEB DSR
  • Study at the Maritime Academy: “Ingenieurhochschule für Seefahrt Warnemünde/Wustrow; degree: Dipl.-Ing. (HS) for Shipoperation
  • Master Mariner on Management Level (STCW-Certificate)
  • Ph.D. on the field of Maritime Technology - Shipoperation/Cargo Handling/Ships hydrostatics - (Graduation to Doctor-Engineer)

Further Education

  • Trainer in Shiphandling/Shipoperation, Shiphandling and Simulation; Cargo Handling and Cargo care, Bridge Team/Resource Management, ARPA/Radar use, ECDIS use, Train the Trainer in Ship Simulator/BTM; Train the Trainer – Marine Security
  • Expert in Further Education Training of Masters, Navigational Officers and Sea Pilots;
  • Auditor for quality management systems
  • Research on Shiphandling and Development of Waterways, Cargo Management

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