Amable V. Esparza Lorente

Numerary Member

Technological Sciences:​ Doctor in Nautical Engineering

Date of admittance: 10 October, 2023

Admission speech: Análisis del riesgo de impacto de hidrocarburos, procedentes de los buques en el entorno del parque natural marítimo-terrestre del Cap de Creus”

Reply: Hon. Mr. Dr. José María Baldasano Recio, Doctor in Chemical Sciences


Qualification: Doctor in Nautical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Naval and Oceanic Engineer (Colg.3.345). Graduate in Civil Navy. Captain of the Merchant Navy (No. 10,174). Official University Master’s Degree in Port Management and Logistics. Researcher in the “Maritime Policy” Research Group of the University of Cádiz.

Publications: one book and five technical articles. Teaching at: Professor of the International MBA Global at Loyola University. Guest External Professor at the University of Seville, Faculty of Economics and Business. Substitute Professor at the University of Cádiz in the Department of Navigation Sciences and Techniques. Professor in Summer Courses at the Pablo de Olavide University of Seville. Associate Professor of the UPC Department of Nautical Science and Engineering.

Professional experience: 35 years in the maritime port sector, currently Head of the Commercial and Quality Department at the Port Authority of Seville.

Other merits: Representative of the Spanish Engineering Institute in the Engineering Training Development Committee (CECB) FMOI (WFEOUNESCO). Member of the Spanish delegation in the Engineering and Environment Committee (CEE) FMOI (WFEO-UNESCO). Advisor to the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMITTEE- MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization – United Nations Organization (INTERNATIONALMARITIME ORGANIZATION – IMO). Advisor to the General Director of the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO). Member of the European Commission TAIEX (Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument) Port and Waterborne Transport Expert.